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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 63 54 73
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 49 50 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.55% 3.79% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 4.99% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 46 49 25
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £27,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,100 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Test Scripting
UK

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
1143 1003 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.89% 75.98% 77.47%
Number of salaries quoted 958 879 897
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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
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 27 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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 -13 46 £31,500 +5.00% 10
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 54 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (48.68%) ISEB
3 26 (34.21%) Finance
4 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
5 24 (31.58%) SQL
5 24 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (28.95%) Scrum
7 20 (26.32%) Degree
8 19 (25.00%) Waterfall
9 13 (17.11%) Java
9 13 (17.11%) Software Testing
9 13 (17.11%) Cucumber
10 12 (15.79%) Automated Testing
10 12 (15.79%) TDD
10 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
11 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
11 11 (14.47%) SOAP
11 11 (14.47%) XML
11 11 (14.47%) ISTQB
12 10 (13.16%) Selenium
12 10 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (13.16%) .NET
12 10 (13.16%) Jenkins
12 10 (13.16%) User Stories
13 9 (11.84%) SoapUI
13 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (11.84%) SDLC
13 9 (11.84%) MS Office
13 9 (11.84%) Regression Testing
13 9 (11.84%) Data Modelling

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 6 (7.89%) Confluence
2 2 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) Apache
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Office
2 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.32%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) DB2
3 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.32%) Informix
3 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.32%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.32%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Cucumber
2 10 (13.16%) Jenkins
2 10 (13.16%) Selenium
3 9 (11.84%) SoapUI
4 7 (9.21%) JIRA
4 7 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (9.21%) JUnit
5 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.58%) ClearQuest
5 5 (6.58%) JMeter
6 3 (3.95%) Maven
6 3 (3.95%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.63%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.32%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.32%) Toad
8 1 (1.32%) HP UFT
General
1 26 (34.21%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.32%) Advertising
2 1 (1.32%) Military
2 1 (1.32%) Banking
2 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.32%) Marketing
2 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (73.68%) Analyst
2 36 (47.37%) Test Analyst
3 15 (19.74%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Tester
6 5 (6.58%) Junior
6 5 (6.58%) Junior Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) CRM Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Junior Test Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) QA Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Business Support Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) SOAP
1 11 (14.47%) XML
2 10 (13.16%) .NET
3 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.58%) HTML
4 4 (5.26%) jQuery
5 3 (3.95%) Web Services
6 2 (2.63%) REST
7 1 (1.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.89%) User Experience
3 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.63%) iSeries
5 1 (1.32%) AS400
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Linux
1 7 (9.21%) Android
1 7 (9.21%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (28.95%) Scrum
4 19 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 13 (17.11%) Software Testing
6 12 (15.79%) Automated Testing
6 12 (15.79%) TDD
7 10 (13.16%) User Stories
8 9 (11.84%) SDLC
8 9 (11.84%) Regression Testing
8 9 (11.84%) Data Modelling
8 9 (11.84%) Business Analysis
8 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.84%) V-Model
9 8 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (10.53%) BDD
10 7 (9.21%) UML
11 6 (7.89%) BPR
11 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.89%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.58%) SQL
2 13 (17.11%) Java
3 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.53%) C++
5 7 (9.21%) Objective-C
6 6 (7.89%) Korn
6 6 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.89%) Perl
7 4 (5.26%) C#
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) VB
8 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (48.68%) ISEB
2 20 (26.32%) Degree
3 11 (14.47%) ISTQB
4 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
5 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 7 (9.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle
3 5 (6.58%) HP
4 2 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) Cognos
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
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Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on experience
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