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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 89 65 72
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 15 46 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.17% 3.45% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 4.34% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 44 16
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £24,000 £27,356
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,350 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
971 1060 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.62% 79.46% 68.88%
Number of salaries quoted 837 946 663
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
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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 -14 15 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (50.98%) ISEB
2 24 (47.06%) Automated Testing
3 22 (43.14%) Test Strategy
4 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (31.37%) Software Testing
6 15 (29.41%) Performance Testing
7 14 (27.45%) ISTQB
8 13 (25.49%) QA
8 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
8 13 (25.49%) JIRA
9 12 (23.53%) Test Automation
10 11 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (21.57%) T-Plan
10 11 (21.57%) VirtualBox
11 10 (19.61%) Finance
11 10 (19.61%) Manual Testing
12 8 (15.69%) Scrum
12 8 (15.69%) Java
13 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
13 7 (13.73%) SQL
13 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
13 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
14 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
14 6 (11.76%) TDD
14 6 (11.76%) Security Testing
14 6 (11.76%) Web Services
14 6 (11.76%) Selenium
15 5 (9.80%) .NET
15 5 (9.80%) Advertising
15 5 (9.80%) Jenkins

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) Informix
2 5 (9.80%) Big Data
2 5 (9.80%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) JIRA
2 6 (11.76%) Selenium
3 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.84%) JUnit
5 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.92%) TestLink
6 2 (3.92%) NCover
6 2 (3.92%) NUnit
6 2 (3.92%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.96%) Maven
7 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.96%) WATIR
7 1 (1.96%) MSTest
7 1 (1.96%) Mocha
7 1 (1.96%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.96%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.96%) Spock
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Advertising
2 5 (9.80%) Marketing
3 4 (7.84%) Welsh Language
4 3 (5.88%) Banking
4 3 (5.88%) Retail
5 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Analyst
2 23 (45.10%) Test Analyst
3 12 (23.53%) Test Engineer
4 11 (21.57%) Tester
5 9 (17.65%) Senior Test Engineer
6 8 (15.69%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (13.73%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (13.73%) Senior Tester
8 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Business Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Manual Tester
9 2 (3.92%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Web Services
2 5 (9.80%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) DOM
4 1 (1.96%) JSON
4 1 (1.96%) RESTful
4 1 (1.96%) REST
4 1 (1.96%) SOAP
4 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.92%) DTV
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) UNIX
2 4 (7.84%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.92%) Android
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Automated Testing
2 22 (43.14%) Test Strategy
3 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (31.37%) Software Testing
5 15 (29.41%) Performance Testing
6 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
7 12 (23.53%) Test Automation
8 11 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (19.61%) Manual Testing
10 8 (15.69%) Scrum
11 6 (11.76%) TDD
11 6 (11.76%) Security Testing
12 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
12 5 (9.80%) Mobile Marketing
13 4 (7.84%) Test Planning
13 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
14 3 (5.88%) Data Entry
14 3 (5.88%) BDD
15 2 (3.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) Java
2 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
2 7 (13.73%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) C++
4 3 (5.88%) C#
4 3 (5.88%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) Groovy
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) Korn
Qualifications
1 26 (50.98%) ISEB
2 14 (27.45%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.80%) Degree
4 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) T-Plan
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) TOWER Software
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Posted: 3 days ago
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