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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 99 68 75
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.66% 2.30% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 2.84% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 14
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £24,800 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £58,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
1078 844 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 79.56% 81.00% 73.23%
Number of salaries quoted 934 730 689
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,051 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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 -26 9 £37,500 - 1
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (48.28%) ISEB
2 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
2 10 (34.48%) QA
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Test Strategy
4 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
5 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
5 7 (24.14%) JIRA
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
6 6 (20.69%) Java
6 6 (20.69%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) Finance
6 6 (20.69%) Scrum
6 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Big Data
7 5 (17.24%) T-Plan
7 5 (17.24%) PaaS
7 5 (17.24%) VirtualBox
7 5 (17.24%) Marketing
7 5 (17.24%) Advertising
7 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
7 5 (17.24%) Linux
7 5 (17.24%) Informix
7 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
7 5 (17.24%) MySQL
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.24%) Mobile Marketing
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.45%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) JBoss
1 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Big Data
1 5 (17.24%) Informix
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) Selenium
3 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.34%) JUnit
3 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.45%) WATIR
5 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.45%) MSTest
5 1 (3.45%) Mocha
5 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
5 1 (3.45%) PhantomJS
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Marketing
2 5 (17.24%) Advertising
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Welsh Language
4 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Analyst
2 16 (55.17%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
3 1 (3.45%) DOM
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Test Strategy
3 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
4 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.69%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
6 5 (17.24%) Mobile Marketing
7 4 (13.79%) TDD
7 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.34%) Data Entry
9 2 (6.90%) ITIL
9 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.90%) BDD
9 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) C++
5 3 (10.34%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.90%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) Korn
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.45%) Groovy
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) ISEB
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) T-Plan
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) TOWER Software
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
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