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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 80 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 19 47 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.70% 3.74% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 4.46% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 47 45
Median salary £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,200 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £36,600
UK excluding London median 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
964 1054 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 86.15% 83.92% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 867 901 788
Median salary £38,775 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -1 9 £45,000 +42.85% 2
Newport -12 5 £30,500 -8.27%
Caerphilly - 5 £29,000 -
Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (55.10%) Finance
3 25 (51.02%) SQL
4 22 (44.90%) Selenium
5 19 (38.78%) SoapUI
6 18 (36.73%) ISEB
7 14 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 14 (28.57%) QA
7 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (26.53%) ISTQB
9 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (20.41%) Unix
11 9 (18.37%) SOAP
11 9 (18.37%) Integration Testing
11 9 (18.37%) Marketing
11 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
11 9 (18.37%) Test Strategy
11 9 (18.37%) Software Delivery
12 8 (16.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (16.33%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (16.33%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (16.33%) Advertising
13 7 (14.29%) Migration
13 7 (14.29%) XML
13 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (14.29%) SDLC
13 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
14 6 (12.24%) PuTTY
14 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (12.24%) Jenkins

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 (10.20%) CMS
1 5 (10.20%) nginx
2 4 (8.16%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (8.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) PuTTY
2 5 (10.20%) HTTPS
2 5 (10.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (8.16%) Big Data
2 4 (8.16%) Data Mining
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Selenium
2 19 (38.78%) SoapUI
3 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (10.20%) Bitbucket
4 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.20%) PhantomJS
4 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.08%) ClearQuest
6 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.08%) JMeter
6 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.04%) Hudson
7 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (55.10%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Marketing
3 8 (16.33%) Advertising
4 6 (12.24%) Games
5 5 (10.20%) Aerospace
5 5 (10.20%) Welsh Language
6 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Analyst
2 21 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Test Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Test Leader
5 6 (12.24%) Tester
6 5 (10.20%) Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Web Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Django Developer
7 4 (8.16%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (8.16%) HTML Developer
7 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.12%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) QA Leader
8 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) QA Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) SOAP
2 7 (14.29%) XML
3 5 (10.20%) CSS
3 5 (10.20%) CSS3
3 5 (10.20%) Django
3 5 (10.20%) HTML
3 5 (10.20%) HTML5
3 5 (10.20%) OAuth
4 4 (8.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Graphic Design
2 5 (10.20%) User Experience
2 5 (10.20%) Virtual Team
3 3 (6.12%) iSeries
4 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.08%) Fintech
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Unix
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
4 9 (18.37%) Integration Testing
4 9 (18.37%) Software Delivery
4 9 (18.37%) Test Strategy
5 8 (16.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (16.33%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Migration
6 7 (14.29%) SDLC
6 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Auto-Scaling
7 5 (10.20%) CRM
7 5 (10.20%) Data Analytics
7 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
7 5 (10.20%) Machine Learning
7 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
3 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.20%) Python
4 4 (8.16%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) ISEB
2 13 (26.53%) ISTQB
3 8 (16.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) HP
2 5 (10.20%) PayPal
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.08%) TOWER Software
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