Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 45 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - +25
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 1.60% 0.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
West Wales median annual salary £32,500 - -
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £32,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year +24.03% +2.38% +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 West Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 352 175 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 93.87% 91.15% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 334 162 80
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -17.65%
10th Percentile £26,475 £23,750 £22,475
90th Percentile £57,946 £53,625 £70,000
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 West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in West Wales

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in West Wales

Test Scripting
Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 6 months to 24 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
Swansea -7 6 £32,500 -
Test Scripting
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft