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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 60 99 70
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -29
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 47 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.56% 0.52% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.53% 0.62% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 40 7 14
Average salary £32,750 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.16% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,900 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,500 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1038 1122 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 78.70% 82.93% 83.79%
Number of salaries quoted 899 958 733
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 +39 42 £32,500 +8.33% 4
West Wales - 3 £32,500 -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 66 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (55.17%) ISEB
3 33 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
4 31 (35.63%) SQL
5 28 (32.18%) Finance
6 26 (29.89%) ISTQB
7 25 (28.74%) SDLC
8 24 (27.59%) QA
9 22 (25.29%) Waterfall
10 21 (24.14%) SOAP
11 20 (22.99%) Scrum
11 20 (22.99%) Automated Testing
12 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
13 16 (18.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (18.39%) SoapUI
14 15 (17.24%) Software Testing
14 15 (17.24%) Manual Testing
15 12 (13.79%) Degree
15 12 (13.79%) Web Services
15 12 (13.79%) MS Office
15 12 (13.79%) Linux
15 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (12.64%) Unix
16 11 (12.64%) Oracle
16 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
17 9 (10.34%) Functional Testing
17 9 (10.34%) User Stories
18 8 (9.20%) Selenium
18 8 (9.20%) Performance Testing
18 8 (9.20%) HP Quality Center

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (2.30%) IIS
1 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (13.79%) MS Office
2 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) PaaS
2 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) Big Data
2 7 (8.05%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.15%) MySQL
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 16 (18.39%) SoapUI
2 8 (9.20%) Selenium
3 4 (4.60%) ClearQuest
3 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.45%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.30%) JIRA
5 2 (2.30%) JMeter
5 2 (2.30%) JUnit
5 2 (2.30%) NUnit
General
1 28 (32.18%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Advertising
3 7 (8.05%) Marketing
3 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (89.66%) Analyst
2 58 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 14 (16.09%) Business Analyst
4 13 (14.94%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (14.94%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (10.34%) Automation Analyst
5 9 (10.34%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Software Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Software Test Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Web Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Web Test Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Software Test Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) Development DBA
10 2 (2.30%) Oracle Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.14%) SOAP
2 12 (13.79%) Web Services
3 6 (6.90%) REST
3 6 (6.90%) XML
4 1 (1.15%) .NET
4 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.15%) HTML
4 1 (1.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) AS400
3 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.30%) iSeries
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Linux
2 11 (12.64%) Unix
3 2 (2.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (28.74%) SDLC
4 22 (25.29%) Waterfall
5 20 (22.99%) Automated Testing
5 20 (22.99%) Scrum
6 15 (17.24%) Manual Testing
6 15 (17.24%) Software Testing
7 9 (10.34%) Functional Testing
7 9 (10.34%) User Stories
8 8 (9.20%) Performance Testing
9 7 (8.05%) BPR
9 7 (8.05%) Business Analysis
9 7 (8.05%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.05%) Mobile Marketing
9 7 (8.05%) UML
10 6 (6.90%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.90%) Defect Management
10 6 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (6.90%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.63%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) C
2 1 (1.15%) C++
2 1 (1.15%) Java
2 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.15%) Python
2 1 (1.15%) Ruby
2 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (55.17%) ISEB
2 26 (29.89%) ISTQB
3 16 (18.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (13.79%) Degree
5 3 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (27.59%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.64%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) IBM
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