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

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 82 82 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -36
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 19 22 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.43% 1.57% 4.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.87% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 58
Median salary £37,500 £33,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £48,250
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
1092 1175 1084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.35% 83.75% 80.48%
Number of salaries quoted 925 957 929
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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 2 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 2 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 +4 17 £36,000 +9.09% 6
Mid Wales - 2 £42,500 - 1
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 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 47 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (50.00%) SQL
2 35 (50.00%) ISEB
3 29 (41.43%) SoapUI
4 28 (40.00%) Finance
5 27 (38.57%) ISTQB
6 24 (34.29%) SOAP
7 22 (31.43%) QA
8 19 (27.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (25.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (24.29%) Selenium
10 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (22.86%) Unix
12 15 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
13 14 (20.00%) Functional Testing
14 13 (18.57%) Test Strategy
14 13 (18.57%) Waterfall
14 13 (18.57%) Software Delivery
15 12 (17.14%) Automated Testing
15 12 (17.14%) Migration
16 11 (15.71%) Advertising
16 11 (15.71%) Manual Testing
17 10 (14.29%) Integration Testing
17 10 (14.29%) Linux
17 10 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
18 9 (12.86%) SDLC
18 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
18 9 (12.86%) Data Mining
18 9 (12.86%) Web Services
18 9 (12.86%) Telecoms

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 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) Big Data
1 9 (12.86%) Data Mining
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) MySQL
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (41.43%) SoapUI
2 17 (24.29%) Selenium
3 6 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.29%) JMeter
5 2 (2.86%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.43%) JIRA
6 1 (1.43%) JUnit
6 1 (1.43%) Mocha
6 1 (1.43%) NUnit
6 1 (1.43%) PhantomJS
6 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (15.71%) Advertising
3 9 (12.86%) Marketing
3 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.14%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (74.29%) Analyst
2 49 (70.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Test Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) SQL Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Tester
7 5 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Test Leader
7 5 (7.14%) Web Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Web Test Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Web Applications Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Software QA Tester
9 2 (2.86%) Software Tester
9 2 (2.86%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.29%) SOAP
2 9 (12.86%) Web Services
3 8 (11.43%) XML
4 5 (7.14%) REST
5 4 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.43%) iSeries
2 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Unix
2 10 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
4 14 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 13 (18.57%) Software Delivery
5 13 (18.57%) Test Strategy
5 13 (18.57%) Waterfall
6 12 (17.14%) Automated Testing
6 12 (17.14%) Migration
7 11 (15.71%) Manual Testing
8 10 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 10 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
9 9 (12.86%) Mobile Marketing
9 9 (12.86%) Scrum
9 9 (12.86%) SDLC
10 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.57%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
3 5 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (2.86%) C#
4 2 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) PHP
5 1 (1.43%) Python
5 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (50.00%) ISEB
2 27 (38.57%) ISTQB
3 18 (25.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (31.43%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) HP
2 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.86%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.43%) IBM
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle
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