The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 63 62 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.50% 2.38% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 2.87% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 33
Median salary £45,000 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £33,000 £35,800
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
618 698 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 84.54% 83.00% 77.93%
Number of salaries quoted 548 578 465
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Cardiff

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (60.61%) SoapUI
4 18 (54.55%) Finance
5 14 (42.42%) Selenium
6 11 (33.33%) ISEB
7 10 (30.30%) SOAP
7 10 (30.30%) QA
8 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
8 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
9 8 (24.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (24.24%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Integration Testing
9 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
10 7 (21.21%) XML
10 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (21.21%) Software Delivery
11 6 (18.18%) PuTTY
11 6 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (18.18%) Unix
11 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
11 6 (18.18%) HP
11 6 (18.18%) Games
12 5 (15.15%) Scrum
12 5 (15.15%) Migration
12 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
12 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (15.15%) Manual Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) PuTTY
Development Applications
1 20 (60.61%) SoapUI
2 14 (42.42%) Selenium
3 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
5 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.06%) ClearQuest
7 1 (3.03%) Mocha
7 1 (3.03%) PhantomJS
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
1 14 (42.42%) Test Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Test Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Test Leader
5 3 (9.09%) QA Leader
5 3 (9.09%) QA Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) QA Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Software QA Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Development Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Web Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) SOAP
2 7 (21.21%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.06%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
2 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 8 (24.24%) Integration Testing
3 8 (24.24%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Software Delivery
5 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Manual Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Migration
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
7 4 (12.12%) TDD
8 3 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.06%) SDLC
10 1 (3.03%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) C++
3 2 (6.06%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) ISEB
2 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
2 8 (24.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) HP
2 3 (9.09%) TOWER Software