The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 74 51 88
Rank change year-on-year -23 +37  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 49 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.63% 3.97% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 4.85% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10 43 14
Median salary £30,500 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.85% -3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £27,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 732 1010 992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 85.12% 81.91% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 632 851 865
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in South Wales

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in South Wales.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in South Wales

Test Scripting
Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Newport +2 5 £30,500 -
Cardiff -18 5 £32,000 +5.78%
Torfaen +5 2 - -
Bridgend - 1 £25,500 - 1
Caerphilly - 1 - -
Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) Waterfall
3 15 (38.46%) Finance
4 14 (35.90%) ISEB
4 14 (35.90%) SQL
5 13 (33.33%) QA
5 13 (33.33%) Selenium
6 12 (30.77%) Software Testing
7 10 (25.64%) Advertising
7 10 (25.64%) TDD
8 9 (23.08%) .NET
8 9 (23.08%) ITIL
8 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
9 8 (20.51%) Business Analysis
9 8 (20.51%) ISTQB
9 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
10 7 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (17.95%) iSeries
10 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
10 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
10 7 (17.95%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (17.95%) MS Office
10 7 (17.95%) Validation
11 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
11 6 (15.38%) Degree
12 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South 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:

Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.56%) JMeter
4 1 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.56%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) Toad
4 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Advertising
3 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Games
3 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Analyst
2 18 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Applications Support
4 7 (17.95%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Tester
6 4 (10.26%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) .NET Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) Programme Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Programme Test Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) QA Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior .NET Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (10.26%) WCF
4 2 (5.13%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) iSeries
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) Waterfall
3 12 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 10 (25.64%) TDD
5 9 (23.08%) ITIL
6 8 (20.51%) Business Analysis
6 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
6 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
7 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
7 7 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
7 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Validation
8 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Manual Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Scrum
10 4 (10.26%) MVC
10 4 (10.26%) Resource Management
10 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) ISEB
2 9 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (20.51%) ISTQB
4 6 (15.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) IBM
2 4 (10.26%) TOWER Software
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Sage
South Wales
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago