The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 69 60 78
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 21 40 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.94% 3.27% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 4.02% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 20 38 9
Average salary £32,750 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £38,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
826 996 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 76.13% 81.37% 71.06%
Number of salaries quoted 705 889 649
Average salary £35,250 £35,891 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -0.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the South Wales region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in South Wales

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in South Wales

Test Scripting
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -7 12 £31,375 +4.58%
Newport +9 3 £35,000 -0.18%
Torfaen -4 3 £31,250 -18.83% 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £29,000 -
Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 32 (42.67%) Automated Testing
2 31 (41.33%) Test Strategy
3 28 (37.33%) ISEB
4 23 (30.67%) Mentoring
5 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 20 (26.67%) JIRA
7 18 (24.00%) Java
7 18 (24.00%) SQL
8 17 (22.67%) Finance
8 17 (22.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (22.67%) ISTQB
8 17 (22.67%) VirtualBox
8 17 (22.67%) T-Plan
9 16 (21.33%) Performance Testing
9 16 (21.33%) Test Automation
10 14 (18.67%) QA
10 14 (18.67%) Oracle
11 13 (17.33%) TDD
11 13 (17.33%) Selenium
12 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
13 10 (13.33%) Scrum
13 10 (13.33%) BDD
14 9 (12.00%) Jenkins
14 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (12.00%) Groovy
14 9 (12.00%) Web Services
15 8 (10.67%) .NET
15 8 (10.67%) JUnit
15 8 (10.67%) JavaScript

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.33%) JBoss
1 1 (1.33%) Apache
1 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.33%) GlassFish
1 1 (1.33%) Confluence
1 1 (1.33%) uiautomator
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Office
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.67%) Big Data
3 2 (2.67%) Informix
3 2 (2.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) JIRA
2 13 (17.33%) Selenium
3 9 (12.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.67%) SoapUI
4 8 (10.67%) JUnit
5 5 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 5 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.00%) Spock
6 3 (4.00%) eggPlant
6 3 (4.00%) Maven
7 2 (2.67%) Ant
7 2 (2.67%) ClearQuest
7 2 (2.67%) CruiseControl
7 2 (2.67%) TestLink
8 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.33%) JBehave
8 1 (1.33%) WATIR
8 1 (1.33%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.33%) Calabash
8 1 (1.33%) PhantomJS
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Welsh Language
3 3 (4.00%) Advertising
3 3 (4.00%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (66.67%) Analyst
2 34 (45.33%) Test Analyst
3 16 (21.33%) Senior Analyst
3 16 (21.33%) Test Engineer
4 14 (18.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 11 (14.67%) Tester
6 10 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
7 8 (10.67%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (10.67%) Business Analyst
7 8 (10.67%) Support Analyst
8 7 (9.33%) Senior Tester
9 6 (8.00%) Technical Business Analyst
9 6 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (8.00%) Applications Support
10 3 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
11 2 (2.67%) Software Test Analyst
11 2 (2.67%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
11 2 (2.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) Web Services
2 8 (10.67%) .NET
3 3 (4.00%) SOAP
3 3 (4.00%) REST
4 2 (2.67%) XML
5 1 (1.33%) DOM
5 1 (1.33%) RESTful
5 1 (1.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.67%) DTV
5 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.67%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.33%) Replication
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
1 5 (6.67%) Android
1 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) UNIX
4 1 (1.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) Automated Testing
2 31 (41.33%) Test Strategy
3 23 (30.67%) Mentoring
4 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 17 (22.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (21.33%) Performance Testing
7 16 (21.33%) Test Automation
8 13 (17.33%) TDD
9 10 (13.33%) Scrum
9 10 (13.33%) BDD
10 8 (10.67%) Data Entry
11 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (9.33%) Security Testing
12 6 (8.00%) Manual Testing
12 6 (8.00%) Workflow
12 6 (8.00%) Validation
13 5 (6.67%) Regression Testing
13 5 (6.67%) Unit Testing
14 4 (5.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.00%) Java
1 18 (24.00%) SQL
2 9 (12.00%) Groovy
3 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.33%) Perl
4 4 (5.33%) C++
5 3 (4.00%) Korn
5 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.00%) Python
6 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.33%) Ruby
7 1 (1.33%) PHP
7 1 (1.33%) C
7 1 (1.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (37.33%) ISEB
2 17 (22.67%) ISTQB
3 7 (9.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) T-Plan
2 14 (18.67%) Oracle
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.33%) HP
4 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.33%) TOWER Software
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