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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 64 69 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 30 27 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.64% 2.24% 4.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 2.69% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 46
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +24.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
954 1004 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 83.91% 83.25% 83.54%
Number of salaries quoted 826 864 800
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +21 22 £36,250 -27.50% 1
Torfaen +16 4 £36,250 +8.20%
Newport 0 4 £30,000 -2.73%
Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 50 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (51.32%) SQL
3 36 (47.37%) ISEB
4 31 (40.79%) SoapUI
5 29 (38.16%) QA
6 28 (36.84%) Finance
7 27 (35.53%) SOAP
7 27 (35.53%) ISTQB
8 22 (28.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 21 (27.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (25.00%) Unix
11 18 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (21.05%) Selenium
12 16 (21.05%) Automated Testing
13 15 (19.74%) Linux
14 13 (17.11%) Advertising
14 13 (17.11%) Waterfall
14 13 (17.11%) SDLC
15 12 (15.79%) Software Delivery
15 12 (15.79%) PaaS
15 12 (15.79%) Mobile Marketing
15 12 (15.79%) Test Strategy
15 12 (15.79%) Big Data
15 12 (15.79%) Functional Testing
15 12 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
15 12 (15.79%) Marketing
15 12 (15.79%) Migration
15 12 (15.79%) Telecoms
15 12 (15.79%) E-Commerce
15 12 (15.79%) Data Mining

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.58%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) Big Data
1 12 (15.79%) Data Mining
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (40.79%) SoapUI
2 16 (21.05%) Selenium
3 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.26%) JMeter
5 3 (3.95%) ClearQuest
6 2 (2.63%) JIRA
6 2 (2.63%) JUnit
6 2 (2.63%) NUnit
7 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.32%) Mocha
7 1 (1.32%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (36.84%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Advertising
3 12 (15.79%) Marketing
3 12 (15.79%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.58%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (77.63%) Analyst
2 54 (71.05%) Test Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Senior Test Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) SQL Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Financial Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Test Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Web Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Web Test Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Tester
7 4 (5.26%) Manual Test Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.95%) Web Applications Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.63%) Software QA Tester
9 2 (2.63%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (35.53%) SOAP
2 12 (15.79%) Web Services
3 10 (13.16%) XML
4 5 (6.58%) REST
5 3 (3.95%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.32%) iSeries
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.00%) Unix
2 15 (19.74%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (21.05%) Automated Testing
4 13 (17.11%) SDLC
4 13 (17.11%) Waterfall
5 12 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 12 (15.79%) Functional Testing
5 12 (15.79%) Migration
5 12 (15.79%) Mobile Marketing
5 12 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
5 12 (15.79%) Software Delivery
5 12 (15.79%) Test Strategy
6 11 (14.47%) Scrum
7 10 (13.16%) Manual Testing
8 9 (11.84%) Integration Testing
8 9 (11.84%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (9.21%) Performance Testing
9 7 (9.21%) Software Testing
9 7 (9.21%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (51.32%) SQL
2 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
3 4 (5.26%) Java
4 2 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (1.32%) C
5 1 (1.32%) C#
5 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.32%) PHP
5 1 (1.32%) Python
5 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (47.37%) ISEB
2 27 (35.53%) ISTQB
3 22 (28.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (11.84%) Degree
5 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (38.16%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) HP
1 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.32%) IBM
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
South Wales
General Dynamics
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago