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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 67 78 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -27
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 32 26 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.45% 1.93% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 2.29% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 51
Median salary £35,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
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
1072 1134 1089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.21% 84.06% 83.64%
Number of salaries quoted 917 942 929
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +11 30 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Mid Wales - 2 £42,500 -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 55 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (48.19%) ISEB
3 39 (46.99%) SQL
4 31 (37.35%) SoapUI
5 30 (36.14%) ISTQB
5 30 (36.14%) Finance
6 29 (34.94%) QA
7 27 (32.53%) SOAP
8 24 (28.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (26.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 19 (22.89%) Automated Testing
10 19 (22.89%) Unix
11 18 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (19.28%) Selenium
12 16 (19.28%) Manual Testing
13 15 (18.07%) Linux
14 14 (16.87%) Functional Testing
14 14 (16.87%) Non-Functional Testing
14 14 (16.87%) SDLC
15 13 (15.66%) Waterfall
15 13 (15.66%) Advertising
16 12 (14.46%) Migration
16 12 (14.46%) Telecoms
16 12 (14.46%) E-Commerce
16 12 (14.46%) Data Mining
16 12 (14.46%) Web Services
16 12 (14.46%) Test Strategy
16 12 (14.46%) Big Data
16 12 (14.46%) Mobile Marketing
16 12 (14.46%) PaaS

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 (6.02%) Apache
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) Big Data
1 12 (14.46%) Data Mining
2 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (37.35%) SoapUI
2 16 (19.28%) Selenium
3 5 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.82%) JMeter
5 3 (3.61%) ClearQuest
6 2 (2.41%) JIRA
6 2 (2.41%) JUnit
6 2 (2.41%) NUnit
7 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.20%) Mocha
7 1 (1.20%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 30 (36.14%) Finance
2 13 (15.66%) Advertising
3 12 (14.46%) Marketing
3 12 (14.46%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.02%) Games
5 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (77.11%) Analyst
2 59 (71.08%) Test Analyst
3 9 (10.84%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (10.84%) Senior Test Analyst
3 9 (10.84%) SQL Analyst
3 9 (10.84%) Test Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (8.43%) Financial Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Web Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Web Test Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Manual Test Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Test Leader
6 5 (6.02%) Tester
7 3 (3.61%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Web Applications Analyst
8 2 (2.41%) Consultant
8 2 (2.41%) QA Specialist
8 2 (2.41%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.53%) SOAP
2 12 (14.46%) Web Services
3 10 (12.05%) XML
4 5 (6.02%) REST
5 3 (3.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.20%) iSeries
3 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.89%) Unix
2 15 (18.07%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.92%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (22.89%) Automated Testing
4 16 (19.28%) Manual Testing
5 14 (16.87%) Functional Testing
5 14 (16.87%) Non-Functional Testing
5 14 (16.87%) SDLC
6 13 (15.66%) Waterfall
7 12 (14.46%) E-Commerce
7 12 (14.46%) Migration
7 12 (14.46%) Mobile Marketing
7 12 (14.46%) Software Delivery
7 12 (14.46%) Test Strategy
8 11 (13.25%) Scrum
9 9 (10.84%) Integration Testing
9 9 (10.84%) Software Testing
9 9 (10.84%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (9.64%) Performance Testing
11 7 (8.43%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.99%) SQL
2 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.82%) Java
4 2 (2.41%) C++
5 1 (1.20%) C
5 1 (1.20%) C#
5 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.20%) PHP
5 1 (1.20%) Python
5 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (48.19%) ISEB
2 30 (36.14%) ISTQB
3 22 (26.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (10.84%) Degree
5 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (34.94%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.02%) HP
1 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.20%) IBM
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
South Wales
General Dynamics
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago