Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 88 70
Rank change year-on-year +12 -18 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 33 50 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.30% 2.29% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.55% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 79
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% +3.17% +4.56%
10th Percentile £22,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £45,500 £51,050 £36,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +23.08% +3.17% +4.56%

Test Scripting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1268 1964 2068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.36% 89.89% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1126 1756 1771
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +17 16 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Caerphilly +4 10 £40,000 +37.93%
Newport -6 4 £23,500 -22.95%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £50,000 -
Test Scripting
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Finance
3 13 (39.39%) Mathematics
3 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 11 (33.33%) QA
6 10 (30.30%) Waterfall
6 10 (30.30%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
6 10 (30.30%) SDLC
6 10 (30.30%) Contingency Planning
6 10 (30.30%) Scenario Testing
6 10 (30.30%) Financial Institution
6 10 (30.30%) UML
7 9 (27.27%) SQL
7 9 (27.27%) Scrum
7 9 (27.27%) Selenium
8 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) Games
9 6 (18.18%) Functional Testing
9 6 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (15.15%) BDD
10 5 (15.15%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Task Automation
10 5 (15.15%) Acceptance Criteria
10 5 (15.15%) TOWER Software
10 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
10 5 (15.15%) ISEB
11 4 (12.12%) Python

Test Scripting
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) CMS
1 2 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) SoapUI
2 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
3 3 (9.09%) ClearQuest
3 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.06%) JMeter
4 2 (6.06%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.06%) Subversion
4 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Financial Institution
3 6 (18.18%) Games
4 3 (9.09%) Advertising
4 3 (9.09%) Retail
5 2 (6.06%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Business Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Tester
5 5 (15.15%) QA Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Software QA Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Software Tester
6 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
7 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) QA Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Software QA Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) QA Specialist
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Tester
9 1 (3.03%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Junior Test Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Manual Test Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) SOAP
2 3 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) iSeries
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Mathematics
2 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 10 (30.30%) Contingency Planning
4 10 (30.30%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (30.30%) Scenario Testing
4 10 (30.30%) SDLC
4 10 (30.30%) UML
4 10 (30.30%) Waterfall
5 9 (27.27%) Scrum
6 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
7 6 (18.18%) Functional Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (15.15%) BDD
8 5 (15.15%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Task Automation
9 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (6.06%) C
5 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Korn
5 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISEB
1 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.06%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) TOWER Software
3 3 (9.09%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) BMC
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.03%) SAP