The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 20 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 5.08% 2.22% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.77% 2.44% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
South 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 Torfaen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
52 41 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 88.14% 91.11% 65.12%
Number of salaries quoted 47 41 26
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Torfaen region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Torfaen

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
(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
Cwmbran -4 3 £30,500 -1.61%
Test Scripting
South Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 6 (66.67%) Data Entry
2 5 (55.56%) Workflow
2 5 (55.56%) Validation
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) DTV
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (11.11%) SLA
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) Windows

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Business Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Graduate
5 1 (11.11%) Junior
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) DTV
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Data Entry
2 5 (55.56%) Workflow
2 5 (55.56%) Validation
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft