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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 35 54 37
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 33 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.95% 1.66% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 2.22% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 7
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,050 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £44,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
480 451 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 72.07% 75.04% 70.84%
Number of salaries quoted 432 375 231
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,545
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 36 (58.06%) Automated Testing
2 33 (53.23%) Test Strategy
3 28 (45.16%) ISEB
4 25 (40.32%) ISTQB
5 24 (38.71%) Software Testing
6 21 (33.87%) JIRA
7 18 (29.03%) VirtualBox
7 18 (29.03%) T-Plan
8 17 (27.42%) Finance
8 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (19.35%) TDD
9 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
9 12 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (17.74%) SQL
11 10 (16.13%) Selenium
12 9 (14.52%) Performance Testing
12 9 (14.52%) BDD
12 9 (14.52%) SoapUI
12 9 (14.52%) Web Services
13 8 (12.90%) Java
13 8 (12.90%) Mobile App
13 8 (12.90%) Groovy
14 7 (11.29%) WebDriver
14 7 (11.29%) Degree
14 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
14 7 (11.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (11.29%) MS Office
14 7 (11.29%) Scrum
15 6 (9.68%) Maven
15 6 (9.68%) JUnit

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Office
2 5 (8.06%) MS Project
3 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) HTTP
2 2 (3.23%) SSL
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (33.87%) JIRA
2 10 (16.13%) Selenium
3 9 (14.52%) SoapUI
4 7 (11.29%) WebDriver
4 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.68%) Maven
5 6 (9.68%) JUnit
5 6 (9.68%) ClearQuest
6 5 (8.06%) CruiseControl
6 5 (8.06%) Ant
7 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.84%) JBehave
7 3 (4.84%) eggPlant
8 2 (3.23%) Hudson
8 2 (3.23%) Gerrit
8 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.23%) Mercurial
8 2 (3.23%) Subversion
9 1 (1.61%) WATIR
9 1 (1.61%) Robotium
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Welsh Language
3 3 (4.84%) Advertising
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (70.97%) Analyst
2 41 (66.13%) Test Analyst
3 18 (29.03%) Senior Analyst
3 18 (29.03%) Senior Test Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Test Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Tester
6 7 (11.29%) Senior Tester
7 5 (8.06%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Technical Test Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Architect
10 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.23%) Software Test Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Lead Architect
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) Web Services
2 5 (8.06%) SOAP
3 4 (6.45%) XML
4 3 (4.84%) REST
5 2 (3.23%) HTML
5 2 (3.23%) JSON
6 1 (1.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.84%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
1 3 (4.84%) Android
1 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) Automated Testing
2 33 (53.23%) Test Strategy
3 24 (38.71%) Software Testing
4 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (19.35%) TDD
5 12 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
6 9 (14.52%) BDD
6 9 (14.52%) Performance Testing
7 7 (11.29%) Scrum
8 6 (9.68%) SOA
8 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.06%) System Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.45%) Regression Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Security Testing
11 3 (4.84%) Information Security
11 3 (4.84%) ITIL
11 3 (4.84%) Data Entry
12 2 (3.23%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) SQL
2 8 (12.90%) Java
2 8 (12.90%) Groovy
3 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.23%) XQuery
4 2 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (45.16%) ISEB
2 25 (40.32%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.29%) Degree
3 7 (11.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (29.03%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) T-Plan
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.23%) JDA
5 1 (1.61%) HP
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