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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 52 48 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 53 44 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.20% 3.98% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 5.21% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 53 43 18
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,800 £44,000
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
1040 844 908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 82.34% 76.31% 78.96%
Number of salaries quoted 897 766 812
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
Newport +6 25 £35,000 +20.68% 2
Cardiff -22 25 £31,500 +5.00% 10
Bridgend - 4 £20,250 -
Torfaen -4 3 £27,500 -9.83%
Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 59 (76.62%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (51.95%) ISEB
3 30 (38.96%) Finance
4 29 (37.66%) User Acceptance Testing
5 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 24 (31.17%) SQL
7 23 (29.87%) Scrum
7 23 (29.87%) Waterfall
8 19 (24.68%) Degree
9 13 (16.88%) ISTQB
10 12 (15.58%) Java
10 12 (15.58%) SOAP
10 12 (15.58%) Cucumber
10 12 (15.58%) SDLC
11 11 (14.29%) SoapUI
11 11 (14.29%) User Stories
11 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 11 (14.29%) TDD
12 10 (12.99%) Business Analysis
12 10 (12.99%) Software Testing
12 10 (12.99%) Selenium
12 10 (12.99%) .NET
12 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
12 10 (12.99%) XML
12 10 (12.99%) MS Office
12 10 (12.99%) Data Modelling
12 10 (12.99%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
13 9 (11.69%) Security Cleared
13 9 (11.69%) V-Model

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (6.49%) Confluence
2 2 (2.60%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Office
2 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) DB2
3 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.30%) Informix
3 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.30%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.30%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Cucumber
2 11 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 10 (12.99%) Selenium
4 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
5 7 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 6 (7.79%) JUnit
6 6 (7.79%) JIRA
7 5 (6.49%) ClearQuest
7 5 (6.49%) JMeter
8 3 (3.90%) Maven
8 3 (3.90%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.60%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.60%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.30%) Toad
10 1 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.30%) Zephyr
General
1 30 (38.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.30%) Advertising
2 1 (1.30%) Military
2 1 (1.30%) Banking
2 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.30%) Marketing
2 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (80.52%) Analyst
2 41 (53.25%) Test Analyst
3 17 (22.08%) Business Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Junior Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Junior
6 5 (6.49%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (5.19%) CRM Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Junior Test Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Business Support Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) QA Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Tester
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) SOAP
2 10 (12.99%) .NET
2 10 (12.99%) XML
3 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.49%) HTML
4 4 (5.19%) jQuery
5 2 (2.60%) Web Services
6 1 (1.30%) HTML5
6 1 (1.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.49%) User Experience
3 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.60%) iSeries
4 2 (2.60%) AS400
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Linux
1 6 (7.79%) Android
1 6 (7.79%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (76.62%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.66%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (29.87%) Scrum
3 23 (29.87%) Waterfall
4 12 (15.58%) SDLC
5 11 (14.29%) User Stories
5 11 (14.29%) TDD
6 10 (12.99%) Data Modelling
6 10 (12.99%) Business Analysis
6 10 (12.99%) Software Testing
7 9 (11.69%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (11.69%) V-Model
8 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.39%) UML
8 8 (10.39%) Regression Testing
8 8 (10.39%) Automated Testing
9 7 (9.09%) BPR
9 7 (9.09%) BDD
10 6 (7.79%) Automation Testing
11 5 (6.49%) Bug Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.17%) SQL
2 12 (15.58%) Java
3 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.09%) C++
5 6 (7.79%) Objective-C
6 5 (6.49%) Korn
6 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.49%) Perl
7 4 (5.19%) C#
8 1 (1.30%) C
8 1 (1.30%) VB
8 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (51.95%) ISEB
2 19 (24.68%) Degree
3 13 (16.88%) ISTQB
4 9 (11.69%) Security Cleared
5 8 (10.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) HP
4 2 (2.60%) IBM
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