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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 70 75
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.98% 1.86% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 2.17% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 24
Median salary £41,000 £35,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% +8.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £28,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -2.77%  

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 642 966 1070
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 90.04% 85.64% 85.60%
Number of salaries quoted 550 844 906
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in South Wales over the 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Cardiff -1 5 £41,000 +11.56%
Newport +9 1 £42,500 +41.66%
Caerphilly - 1 £40,000 - 1
Test Scripting
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 11 (52.38%) QA
4 9 (42.86%) Selenium
4 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
5 8 (38.10%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) ISEB
6 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Scrum
8 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (19.05%) IBM
8 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
9 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 3 (14.29%) iSeries
9 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
9 3 (14.29%) User Stories
9 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 3 (14.29%) Advertising
9 3 (14.29%) Validation
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office

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 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
3 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
3 2 (9.52%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) MSTest
4 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Advertising
3 2 (9.52%) Games
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Test Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Tester
4 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Automation Tester
5 4 (19.05%) QA Tester
5 4 (19.05%) Software QA Tester
5 4 (19.05%) Software Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
6 3 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) QA Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) QA Automation Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) QA Automation Tester
7 2 (9.52%) QA Specialist
7 2 (9.52%) Software Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) iSeries
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
5 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
8 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) User Stories
8 3 (14.29%) Validation
9 2 (9.52%) CRM
9 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISEB
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) TOWER Software
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Sage
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
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