The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 60 76 82
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 36 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.81% 2.00% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 2.57% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 7
Average salary £30,250 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
961 1049 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.08% 77.70% 71.03%
Number of salaries quoted 806 939 676
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
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 Wales

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Wales

Test Scripting
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 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
South Wales +19 32 £30,500 +1.66% 3
West Wales +3 3 £26,000 -4.58% 2
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Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 43 (42.57%) Automated Testing
2 42 (41.58%) ISEB
3 40 (39.60%) Test Strategy
4 33 (32.67%) ISTQB
5 32 (31.68%) Software Testing
6 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (29.70%) Mentoring
7 28 (27.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (24.75%) JIRA
9 24 (23.76%) SQL
10 22 (21.78%) VirtualBox
10 22 (21.78%) T-Plan
11 20 (19.80%) Finance
12 18 (17.82%) Java
13 17 (16.83%) Selenium
13 17 (16.83%) Test Automation
14 15 (14.85%) Performance Testing
14 15 (14.85%) Oracle
14 15 (14.85%) Scrum
15 14 (13.86%) TDD
16 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
16 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (11.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 12 (11.88%) SoapUI
17 12 (11.88%) QA
18 11 (10.89%) Groovy
18 11 (10.89%) Jenkins
18 11 (10.89%) BDD
19 10 (9.90%) MS Office
19 10 (9.90%) .NET

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 2 (1.98%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (9.90%) MS Office
2 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.95%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) HTTP
2 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.98%) SSL
2 2 (1.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.93%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (24.75%) JIRA
2 17 (16.83%) Selenium
3 12 (11.88%) SoapUI
4 11 (10.89%) Jenkins
5 9 (8.91%) JUnit
6 8 (7.92%) WebDriver
7 7 (6.93%) CruiseControl
7 7 (6.93%) Maven
8 5 (4.95%) Ant
8 5 (4.95%) ClearQuest
9 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.97%) JBehave
9 3 (2.97%) eggPlant
10 2 (1.98%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.98%) Hudson
10 2 (1.98%) Gerrit
10 2 (1.98%) NCover
10 2 (1.98%) NUnit
10 2 (1.98%) Subversion
General
1 20 (19.80%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Welsh Language
3 3 (2.97%) Advertising
3 3 (2.97%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) Retail
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (65.35%) Analyst
2 48 (47.52%) Test Analyst
3 21 (20.79%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (19.80%) Senior Test Analyst
5 17 (16.83%) Test Engineer
6 12 (11.88%) Senior Test Engineer
7 11 (10.89%) Technical Analyst
7 11 (10.89%) Tester
8 9 (8.91%) Business Analyst
9 7 (6.93%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.93%) Senior Tester
10 6 (5.94%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (5.94%) Technical Business Analyst
10 6 (5.94%) Lead Architect
10 6 (5.94%) Applications Support
10 6 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.94%) Architect
10 6 (5.94%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.95%) Technical Test Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) Web Services
1 10 (9.90%) .NET
2 6 (5.94%) SOAP
3 4 (3.96%) REST
3 4 (3.96%) XML
4 3 (2.97%) JSON
5 2 (1.98%) HTML
6 1 (0.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.92%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.97%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.97%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.98%) DTV
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.93%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) Android
2 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.98%) UNIX
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.57%) Automated Testing
2 40 (39.60%) Test Strategy
3 32 (31.68%) Software Testing
4 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (29.70%) Mentoring
5 28 (27.72%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (16.83%) Test Automation
7 15 (14.85%) Performance Testing
7 15 (14.85%) Scrum
8 14 (13.86%) TDD
9 11 (10.89%) BDD
10 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.92%) Data Entry
11 8 (7.92%) Security Testing
11 8 (7.92%) Validation
12 7 (6.93%) Regression Testing
13 6 (5.94%) Workflow
13 6 (5.94%) SOA
13 6 (5.94%) Data Analysis
14 5 (4.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.76%) SQL
2 18 (17.82%) Java
3 11 (10.89%) Groovy
4 8 (7.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.98%) Perl
5 2 (1.98%) C#
5 2 (1.98%) XQuery
5 2 (1.98%) Korn
5 2 (1.98%) XPath
5 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.99%) C
6 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (41.58%) ISEB
2 33 (32.67%) ISTQB
3 12 (11.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (6.93%) Degree
5 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.98%) HND
7 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.88%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (21.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (21.78%) T-Plan
2 15 (14.85%) Oracle
3 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.94%) JDA
5 2 (1.98%) SAP
6 1 (0.99%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £28500 - £32000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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