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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 82 43 59
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 22 60 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.57% 4.52% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 5.70% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 21 57 26
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,500 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
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
1131 1053 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 80.73% 79.35% 74.24%
Number of salaries quoted 911 897 808
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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 -26 22 £33,000 +10.00% 4
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Degree
2 14 (35.00%) Cucumber
3 13 (32.50%) Java
4 12 (30.00%) SQL
4 12 (30.00%) TDD
4 12 (30.00%) Scrum
5 11 (27.50%) Finance
5 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
6 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (25.00%) XML
6 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 10 (25.00%) Selenium
7 9 (22.50%) ISEB
7 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing
7 9 (22.50%) .NET
8 8 (20.00%) C++
8 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (20.00%) V-Model
8 8 (20.00%) BDD
9 7 (17.50%) Apple iOS
9 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (17.50%) Android
9 7 (17.50%) QA
9 7 (17.50%) JIRA
9 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
9 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
9 7 (17.50%) JUnit

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (15.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) Informix
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) SQLPlus
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (25.00%) Selenium
3 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (17.50%) JIRA
3 7 (17.50%) JUnit
4 5 (12.50%) JMeter
5 3 (7.50%) Maven
5 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (7.50%) Artifactory
6 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.00%) ClearQuest
7 1 (2.50%) Toad
7 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.50%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Military
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Analyst
2 19 (47.50%) Test Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Developer
4 5 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Junior Test Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) CRM Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Junior
6 2 (5.00%) Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Automated Tester
7 1 (2.50%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) XML
2 9 (22.50%) .NET
3 6 (15.00%) SOAP
4 5 (12.50%) Web Services
5 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.00%) jQuery
5 4 (10.00%) REST
5 4 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Client/Server
1 6 (15.00%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Android
1 7 (17.50%) Apple iOS
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) TDD
2 12 (30.00%) Scrum
3 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing
4 8 (20.00%) V-Model
4 8 (20.00%) BDD
5 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.00%) Product Management
6 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Bug Management
6 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (10.00%) User Stories
8 4 (10.00%) Quality Management
8 4 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Java
2 12 (30.00%) SQL
3 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.00%) C++
5 7 (17.50%) Objective-C
6 6 (15.00%) Korn
6 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (15.00%) Perl
7 4 (10.00%) C#
8 2 (5.00%) C
9 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Degree
2 9 (22.50%) ISEB
3 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos
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