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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 15 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 15 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 15.79% 3.94% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.85% 4.10% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 2
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
89 122 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 93.68% 96.06% 90.38%
Number of salaries quoted 78 95 46
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 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
(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 +13 15 £37,500 -
Test Scripting
South Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Automated Testing
3 12 (63.16%) ISTQB
3 12 (63.16%) QA
3 12 (63.16%) Manual Testing
3 12 (63.16%) ISEB
4 10 (52.63%) Linux
5 9 (47.37%) Unix
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
7 7 (36.84%) Web Services
7 7 (36.84%) Oracle
7 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
7 7 (36.84%) Data Mining
7 7 (36.84%) PaaS
7 7 (36.84%) Big Data
7 7 (36.84%) Mobile Marketing
7 7 (36.84%) Marketing
7 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
7 7 (36.84%) Advertising
8 5 (26.32%) SDLC
8 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
9 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
10 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Scrum
10 3 (15.79%) Data Entry
10 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (10.53%) Line Management
11 2 (10.53%) BDD
11 2 (10.53%) TDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) Big Data
2 7 (36.84%) Data Mining
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) JMeter
1 2 (10.53%) JUnit
1 2 (10.53%) NUnit
General
1 7 (36.84%) Advertising
1 7 (36.84%) Marketing
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) Test Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) C Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Automated Testing
3 12 (63.16%) Manual Testing
4 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
4 7 (36.84%) Mobile Marketing
5 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
5 5 (26.32%) SDLC
6 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Data Entry
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.53%) BDD
8 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL
8 2 (10.53%) Line Management
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
9 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Project Management
9 1 (5.26%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) ISEB
1 12 (63.16%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft