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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
UK / Wales
Rank 72 55 99
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +44
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 22 49 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.12% 3.58% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 4.45% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 41 8
Median salary £33,250 £33,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.75% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
886 1100 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 85.19% 80.29% 83.54%
Number of salaries quoted 719 942 980
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Wales

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -11 15 £31,500 -3.81%
Mid Wales - 6 £40,000 -
West Wales -13 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) Selenium
3 20 (37.04%) Finance
4 17 (31.48%) Waterfall
5 16 (29.63%) SQL
6 15 (27.78%) ISEB
6 15 (27.78%) QA
7 14 (25.93%) Test Automation
7 14 (25.93%) Software Testing
8 13 (24.07%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (24.07%) ITIL
9 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
9 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
9 11 (20.37%) Advertising
9 11 (20.37%) ISTQB
10 10 (18.52%) TDD
10 10 (18.52%) .NET
11 9 (16.67%) Data Modelling
11 9 (16.67%) Business Analysis
11 9 (16.67%) Degree
12 8 (14.81%) iSeries
12 8 (14.81%) Manual Testing
12 8 (14.81%) Incident Management
12 8 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (14.81%) MS Office
12 8 (14.81%) Validation
13 7 (12.96%) JMeter
13 7 (12.96%) Scrum
13 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
13 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Office
2 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (40.74%) Selenium
2 7 (12.96%) JMeter
2 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
3 6 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 6 (11.11%) LoadUI
3 6 (11.11%) Ranorex
3 6 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.85%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.85%) MSTest
5 1 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.85%) Toad
5 1 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 11 (20.37%) Advertising
3 4 (7.41%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Games
3 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (68.52%) Analyst
2 22 (40.74%) Test Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Support Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Applications Support
5 8 (14.81%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) Tester
7 5 (9.26%) Automation Tester
7 5 (9.26%) QA Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Software Tester
8 4 (7.41%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 4 (7.41%) QA Automation Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) QA Automation Tester
8 4 (7.41%) QA Tester
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Programme Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Software QA Tester
8 4 (7.41%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (7.41%) WCF
4 2 (3.70%) SOAP
4 2 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (1.85%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) iSeries
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Fintech
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Android
2 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Waterfall
3 14 (25.93%) Software Testing
3 14 (25.93%) Test Automation
4 13 (24.07%) ITIL
5 10 (18.52%) TDD
6 9 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 9 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 8 (14.81%) Incident Management
7 8 (14.81%) Manual Testing
7 8 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (14.81%) Validation
8 7 (12.96%) Scrum
8 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Automation Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Defect Management
11 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.41%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) Java
3 5 (9.26%) C#
4 3 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) Scala
6 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) ISEB
2 13 (24.07%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (20.37%) ISTQB
4 9 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.78%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 4 (7.41%) IBM
3 4 (7.41%) TOWER Software
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Sage