The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 45 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 58 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.41% 2.45% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 3.37% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 55 24 25
Average salary £30,000 £29,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £36,250 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1010 919 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 76.75% 72.65% 72.41%
Number of salaries quoted 861 807 650
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Scripting
UK

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 9 July 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 9 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +21 51 £30,000 -0.82% 4
West Wales +5 4 £40,000 +53.84% 1
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 35 (35.00%) ISEB
2 32 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 29 (29.00%) Automated Testing
4 27 (27.00%) Software Testing
4 27 (27.00%) Finance
5 26 (26.00%) SQL
5 26 (26.00%) Test Strategy
6 24 (24.00%) ISTQB
7 22 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (17.00%) Oracle
9 16 (16.00%) JIRA
10 15 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 15 (15.00%) Java
11 14 (14.00%) Scrum
11 14 (14.00%) Selenium
12 13 (13.00%) QA
12 13 (13.00%) T-Plan
12 13 (13.00%) Test Automation
12 13 (13.00%) VirtualBox
13 10 (10.00%) BDD
13 10 (10.00%) Data Entry
13 10 (10.00%) System Testing
13 10 (10.00%) Groovy
13 10 (10.00%) SoapUI
13 10 (10.00%) Validation
13 10 (10.00%) Regression Testing
13 10 (10.00%) TDD
14 9 (9.00%) JUnit
14 9 (9.00%) Jenkins
15 8 (8.00%) Mobile App

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Office
2 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS Project
3 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.00%) SAP PS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.00%) SSL
3 1 (1.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (16.00%) JIRA
2 14 (14.00%) Selenium
3 10 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 9 (9.00%) JUnit
4 9 (9.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.00%) ClearQuest
5 6 (6.00%) Maven
5 6 (6.00%) CruiseControl
5 6 (6.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (5.00%) Rational Performance Tester
6 5 (5.00%) Ant
7 3 (3.00%) eggPlant
7 3 (3.00%) Hudson
7 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.00%) JBehave
7 3 (3.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (2.00%) Subversion
8 2 (2.00%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.00%) Mercurial
General
1 27 (27.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Advertising
3 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.00%) Welsh Language
5 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 66 (66.00%) Analyst
2 46 (46.00%) Test Analyst
3 16 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
4 15 (15.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 10 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 9 (9.00%) Test Manager
6 9 (9.00%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Tester
7 6 (6.00%) Architect
7 6 (6.00%) Test Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.00%) Lead Architect
7 6 (6.00%) Test Leader
7 6 (6.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Technical Test Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) Web Services
2 7 (7.00%) .NET
3 5 (5.00%) SOAP
4 4 (4.00%) XML
5 3 (3.00%) REST
6 2 (2.00%) HTML
6 2 (2.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.00%) Statistics
3 3 (3.00%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (3.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Windows
2 4 (4.00%) Android
2 4 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.00%) UNIX
3 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (29.00%) Automated Testing
3 27 (27.00%) Software Testing
4 26 (26.00%) Test Strategy
5 22 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (14.00%) Scrum
7 13 (13.00%) Test Automation
8 10 (10.00%) BDD
8 10 (10.00%) Data Entry
8 10 (10.00%) System Testing
8 10 (10.00%) Validation
8 10 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 10 (10.00%) TDD
9 8 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.00%) SOA
10 6 (6.00%) Workflow
11 5 (5.00%) V-Model
11 5 (5.00%) Information Management
11 5 (5.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.00%) SQL
2 15 (15.00%) Java
3 10 (10.00%) Groovy
4 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.00%) XQuery
5 2 (2.00%) Perl
5 2 (2.00%) VBScript
5 2 (2.00%) VB
5 2 (2.00%) C#
5 2 (2.00%) XPath
5 2 (2.00%) Korn
5 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.00%) Ruby
6 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.00%) C
6 1 (1.00%) C++
6 1 (1.00%) ABAP
6 1 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (35.00%) ISEB
2 24 (24.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.00%) Degree
4 4 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.00%) HND
6 1 (1.00%) CIMA
6 1 (1.00%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (13.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (17.00%) Oracle
2 13 (13.00%) T-Plan
3 7 (7.00%) IBM
4 6 (6.00%) JDA
5 5 (5.00%) SAP
5 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.00%) HP
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
networx
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £29,000
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago