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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 79 58 76
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 38 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.40% 3.45% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 4.25% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 37 7
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,950
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,600 £27,385
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,100 £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
879 894 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 77.04% 81.13% 66.56%
Number of salaries quoted 768 801 551
Average salary £36,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
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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
Torfaen -5 8 £36,250 +5.83% 1
Cardiff -12 4 £31,375 +20.67% 1
Newport 0 2 £37,500 +6.94%
Monmouthshire - 1 £29,000 -
Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 24 (50.00%) ISEB
2 23 (47.92%) Automated Testing
3 22 (45.83%) Test Strategy
4 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.25%) Performance Testing
5 14 (29.17%) Software Testing
6 13 (27.08%) JIRA
6 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
7 12 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 11 (22.92%) T-Plan
8 11 (22.92%) VirtualBox
8 11 (22.92%) QA
9 10 (20.83%) Finance
10 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (18.75%) Manual Testing
11 8 (16.67%) Scrum
12 7 (14.58%) Java
12 7 (14.58%) SQL
13 6 (12.50%) Web Services
13 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
13 6 (12.50%) Security Testing
13 6 (12.50%) TDD
14 5 (10.42%) Marketing
14 5 (10.42%) Selenium
14 5 (10.42%) Degree
14 5 (10.42%) PaaS
14 5 (10.42%) Big Data
14 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
14 5 (10.42%) MySQL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (2.08%) JBoss
1 1 (2.08%) Apache
1 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
1 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) MySQL
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.42%) Informix
1 5 (10.42%) Big Data
2 4 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) JIRA
2 5 (10.42%) Selenium
3 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.33%) JUnit
4 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.17%) TestLink
6 1 (2.08%) PhantomJS
6 1 (2.08%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.08%) Spock
6 1 (2.08%) MSTest
6 1 (2.08%) Mocha
6 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.08%) WATIR
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Advertising
2 5 (10.42%) Marketing
3 4 (8.33%) Welsh Language
4 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Analyst
2 23 (47.92%) Test Analyst
3 12 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) Tester
5 9 (18.75%) Senior Test Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (14.58%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (14.58%) Senior Tester
8 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Software Tester
10 1 (2.08%) Applications Support Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) DOM
4 1 (2.08%) RESTful
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.17%) DTV
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Automated Testing
2 22 (45.83%) Test Strategy
3 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) Performance Testing
4 14 (29.17%) Software Testing
5 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
6 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (18.75%) Manual Testing
7 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (16.67%) Scrum
9 6 (12.50%) TDD
9 6 (12.50%) Security Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Mobile Marketing
10 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
11 4 (8.33%) Test Planning
12 3 (6.25%) Data Entry
12 3 (6.25%) BDD
12 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
12 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) Java
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.33%) C++
4 3 (6.25%) Python
5 2 (4.17%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 2 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (2.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (50.00%) ISEB
2 12 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.42%) Degree
4 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) T-Plan
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.08%) TOWER Software
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