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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 87 76 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -32
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 29 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.19% 2.09% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 2.50% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 60
Median salary £32,000 £30,921 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £23,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,250 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
1121 1162 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 83.35% 83.90% 79.76%
Number of salaries quoted 950 942 917
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 15 £32,000 +3.48%
Mid Wales - 1 - - 1
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 39 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (49.15%) SQL
3 28 (47.46%) ISEB
4 25 (42.37%) Finance
4 25 (42.37%) SoapUI
5 22 (37.29%) ISTQB
6 18 (30.51%) SOAP
7 17 (28.81%) Selenium
8 16 (27.12%) QA
8 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (25.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (23.73%) Non-Functional Testing
11 13 (22.03%) Functional Testing
11 13 (22.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (22.03%) Unix
12 12 (20.34%) Test Strategy
12 12 (20.34%) Software Delivery
13 11 (18.64%) Waterfall
14 10 (16.95%) Integration Testing
14 10 (16.95%) Manual Testing
14 10 (16.95%) Migration
14 10 (16.95%) System Integration Testing
15 9 (15.25%) Advertising
15 9 (15.25%) Marketing
15 9 (15.25%) Automated Testing
16 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (13.56%) SDLC
17 7 (11.86%) Mobile Marketing
17 7 (11.86%) Big Data
17 7 (11.86%) Scrum

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.47%) Apache
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
2 2 (3.39%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) PaaS
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) PuTTY
2 2 (3.39%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) Big Data
1 7 (11.86%) Data Mining
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (42.37%) SoapUI
2 17 (28.81%) Selenium
3 6 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.08%) PhantomJS
5 2 (3.39%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.39%) ClearQuest
5 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.39%) JMeter
6 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.69%) Mocha
6 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (42.37%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Advertising
2 9 (15.25%) Marketing
3 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.47%) Games
5 2 (3.39%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.39%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 38 (64.41%) Analyst
2 36 (61.02%) Test Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Test Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Financial Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Tester
6 5 (8.47%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Manual Test Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.08%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Web Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Web Applications Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Web Test Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Developer
8 2 (3.39%) QA Specialist
8 2 (3.39%) QA Test Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) SOAP
2 7 (11.86%) XML
3 5 (8.47%) Web Services
4 4 (6.78%) .NET
5 3 (5.08%) REST
6 2 (3.39%) CSS
6 2 (3.39%) CSS3
6 2 (3.39%) Django
6 2 (3.39%) HTML
6 2 (3.39%) HTML5
6 2 (3.39%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Graphic Design
2 2 (3.39%) User Experience
2 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Unix
2 7 (11.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (23.73%) Non-Functional Testing
4 13 (22.03%) Functional Testing
5 12 (20.34%) Software Delivery
5 12 (20.34%) Test Strategy
6 11 (18.64%) Waterfall
7 10 (16.95%) Integration Testing
7 10 (16.95%) Manual Testing
7 10 (16.95%) Migration
7 10 (16.95%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (15.25%) Automated Testing
9 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (13.56%) SDLC
10 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
10 7 (11.86%) Mobile Marketing
10 7 (11.86%) Scrum
11 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
12 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (6.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
3 5 (8.47%) Java
4 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) Python
5 2 (3.39%) C#
5 2 (3.39%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
6 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (47.46%) ISEB
2 22 (37.29%) ISTQB
3 13 (22.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.47%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) HP
2 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.39%) PayPal
3 2 (3.39%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
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