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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 48 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 44 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.00% 1.69% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.48% 2.21% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 43 18 8
Average salary £30,000 £30,250 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.82% +23.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,700 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £44,000 £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
803 859 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 72.93% 76.36% 73.01%
Number of salaries quoted 732 769 586
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Cardiff +13 30 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Torfaen +1 6 £30,500 -
Newport +11 4 £29,000 -1.69% 1
Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 42 (44.68%) Automated Testing
2 39 (41.49%) Test Strategy
3 38 (40.43%) ISEB
4 31 (32.98%) ISTQB
5 29 (30.85%) Software Testing
6 24 (25.53%) JIRA
7 23 (24.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (23.40%) Finance
9 21 (22.34%) VirtualBox
9 21 (22.34%) T-Plan
10 20 (21.28%) SQL
11 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (17.02%) Scrum
12 16 (17.02%) Java
13 15 (15.96%) Oracle
13 15 (15.96%) Test Automation
14 14 (14.89%) Performance Testing
14 14 (14.89%) TDD
15 13 (13.83%) Selenium
16 11 (11.70%) QA
16 11 (11.70%) Groovy
16 11 (11.70%) SoapUI
16 11 (11.70%) BDD
16 11 (11.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 10 (10.64%) Jenkins
17 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
17 10 (10.64%) MS Office
18 9 (9.57%) JUnit
18 9 (9.57%) Web Services
18 9 (9.57%) Continuous Integration

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 10 (10.64%) MS Office
2 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.32%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.13%) SSL
2 2 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (25.53%) JIRA
2 13 (13.83%) Selenium
3 11 (11.70%) SoapUI
4 10 (10.64%) Jenkins
5 9 (9.57%) JUnit
6 7 (7.45%) WebDriver
7 6 (6.38%) ClearQuest
7 6 (6.38%) Maven
8 5 (5.32%) Ant
8 5 (5.32%) CruiseControl
9 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.19%) JBehave
9 3 (3.19%) eggPlant
10 2 (2.13%) Hudson
10 2 (2.13%) Gerrit
10 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.13%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.13%) Subversion
11 1 (1.06%) WATIR
11 1 (1.06%) Robotium
General
1 22 (23.40%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Welsh Language
3 3 (3.19%) Advertising
3 3 (3.19%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (67.02%) Analyst
2 46 (48.94%) Test Analyst
3 19 (20.21%) Senior Analyst
4 18 (19.15%) Senior Test Analyst
5 17 (18.09%) Test Engineer
6 12 (12.77%) Senior Test Engineer
7 10 (10.64%) Technical Analyst
7 10 (10.64%) Tester
8 9 (9.57%) Business Analyst
9 8 (8.51%) Support Analyst
10 7 (7.45%) Senior Tester
11 6 (6.38%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (6.38%) Applications Support
12 5 (5.32%) Senior Technical Analyst
12 5 (5.32%) Technical Test Analyst
12 5 (5.32%) Technical Business Analyst
13 4 (4.26%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
13 4 (4.26%) Test Manager
14 3 (3.19%) Automation Engineer
14 3 (3.19%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) Web Services
2 6 (6.38%) .NET
3 5 (5.32%) SOAP
4 4 (4.26%) XML
5 3 (3.19%) REST
6 2 (2.13%) HTML
6 2 (2.13%) JSON
7 1 (1.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.19%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (3.19%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.13%) DTV
5 1 (1.06%) Replication
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Windows
1 4 (4.26%) Android
1 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.68%) Automated Testing
2 39 (41.49%) Test Strategy
3 29 (30.85%) Software Testing
4 23 (24.47%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (17.02%) Scrum
7 15 (15.96%) Test Automation
8 14 (14.89%) Performance Testing
8 14 (14.89%) TDD
9 11 (11.70%) BDD
10 9 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.51%) Data Entry
11 8 (8.51%) Security Testing
11 8 (8.51%) Regression Testing
12 7 (7.45%) Validation
13 6 (6.38%) Workflow
13 6 (6.38%) SOA
13 6 (6.38%) Data Analysis
13 6 (6.38%) System Testing
14 4 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.28%) SQL
2 16 (17.02%) Java
3 11 (11.70%) Groovy
4 6 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.13%) Perl
5 2 (2.13%) XQuery
5 2 (2.13%) Korn
5 2 (2.13%) XPath
5 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.06%) C
6 1 (1.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (40.43%) ISEB
2 31 (32.98%) ISTQB
3 11 (11.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (7.45%) Degree
5 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (22.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (22.34%) T-Plan
2 15 (15.96%) Oracle
3 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.13%) JDA
5 1 (1.06%) HP
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