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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 47 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 61 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.53% 1.87% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 2.56% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 61 23 14
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,200 £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
1013 938 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.15% 73.17% 71.26%
Number of salaries quoted 889 834 620
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 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 30 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 30 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 +32 55 £30,000 - 5
West Wales +12 5 £30,000 +15.38%
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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 45 (40.54%) ISEB
2 41 (36.94%) Automated Testing
3 37 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 37 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 35 (31.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 34 (30.63%) ISTQB
6 27 (24.32%) SQL
7 26 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (23.42%) Finance
8 20 (18.02%) JIRA
9 17 (15.32%) Java
9 17 (15.32%) Oracle
9 17 (15.32%) T-Plan
9 17 (15.32%) VirtualBox
10 16 (14.41%) Selenium
10 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
10 16 (14.41%) Scrum
11 15 (13.51%) QA
11 15 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (12.61%) Test Automation
13 12 (10.81%) TDD
14 11 (9.91%) Performance Testing
14 11 (9.91%) System Testing
14 11 (9.91%) Groovy
14 11 (9.91%) BDD
14 11 (9.91%) SoapUI
14 11 (9.91%) Jenkins
15 10 (9.01%) Data Entry
15 10 (9.01%) JUnit
15 10 (9.01%) Validation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 3 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Office
2 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.50%) MS Project
4 4 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.90%) SAP PS
1 1 (0.90%) SAP SD
1 1 (0.90%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) HTTP
2 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.80%) SSL
2 2 (1.80%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (18.02%) JIRA
2 16 (14.41%) Selenium
3 11 (9.91%) SoapUI
3 11 (9.91%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.01%) JUnit
5 7 (6.31%) CruiseControl
5 7 (6.31%) WebDriver
5 7 (6.31%) Maven
6 6 (5.41%) ClearQuest
7 5 (4.50%) Ant
8 3 (2.70%) JBehave
8 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.70%) eggPlant
8 3 (2.70%) Hudson
9 2 (1.80%) NCover
9 2 (1.80%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.80%) Rational Functional Tester
9 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.80%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 26 (23.42%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Welsh Language
3 4 (3.60%) Advertising
4 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (62.16%) Analyst
2 48 (43.24%) Test Analyst
3 17 (15.32%) Senior Analyst
4 16 (14.41%) Senior Test Analyst
5 15 (13.51%) Test Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) Tester
7 10 (9.01%) Support Analyst
7 10 (9.01%) Technical Analyst
7 10 (9.01%) Senior Test Engineer
8 9 (8.11%) Business Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) Senior Tester
10 6 (5.41%) Test Leader
10 6 (5.41%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.41%) Lead Architect
10 6 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.41%) Test Manager
10 6 (5.41%) Architect
11 5 (4.50%) Applications Support
11 5 (4.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
11 5 (4.50%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.21%) .NET
1 8 (7.21%) Web Services
2 5 (4.50%) SOAP
3 4 (3.60%) XML
4 3 (2.70%) REST
5 2 (1.80%) JSON
5 2 (1.80%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.80%) Statistics
4 2 (1.80%) DTV
5 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.31%) Windows
2 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.60%) Android
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.80%) UNIX
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.94%) Automated Testing
2 37 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 37 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 35 (31.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (14.41%) Scrum
6 14 (12.61%) Test Automation
7 12 (10.81%) TDD
8 11 (9.91%) Performance Testing
8 11 (9.91%) System Testing
8 11 (9.91%) BDD
9 10 (9.01%) Data Entry
9 10 (9.01%) Validation
10 9 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.31%) Regression Testing
12 6 (5.41%) Security Testing
12 6 (5.41%) V-Model
12 6 (5.41%) Workflow
12 6 (5.41%) SOA
13 5 (4.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.32%) SQL
2 17 (15.32%) Java
3 11 (9.91%) Groovy
4 7 (6.31%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.70%) C#
6 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.80%) XPath
6 2 (1.80%) Korn
6 2 (1.80%) Perl
6 2 (1.80%) XQuery
7 1 (0.90%) Python
7 1 (0.90%) ABAP
7 1 (0.90%) C
7 1 (0.90%) C++
7 1 (0.90%) Ruby
7 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 45 (40.54%) ISEB
2 34 (30.63%) ISTQB
3 15 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (6.31%) Degree
5 4 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.70%) HND
6 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) CIMA
7 1 (0.90%) ACCA
7 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (15.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (15.32%) Oracle
1 17 (15.32%) T-Plan
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.41%) JDA
4 4 (3.60%) SAP
4 4 (3.60%) IBM
5 1 (0.90%) HP
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + superb benefits
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Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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