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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 55 70 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -28
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 18 4 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.63% 0.53% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 0.63% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 33
Median salary £36,750 £33,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.36% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £31,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £33,800 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%
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
567 639 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.89% 84.41% 81.65%
Number of salaries quoted 496 513 477
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 June 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 33 (67.35%) SQL
2 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (59.18%) SoapUI
4 24 (48.98%) Finance
4 24 (48.98%) SOAP
5 22 (44.90%) ISEB
6 18 (36.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (34.69%) ISTQB
8 14 (28.57%) Selenium
8 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (26.53%) Test Strategy
9 13 (26.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (24.49%) QA
11 11 (22.45%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (22.45%) Software Delivery
12 10 (20.41%) System Integration Testing
12 10 (20.41%) SDLC
12 10 (20.41%) Functional Testing
12 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
12 10 (20.41%) Integration Testing
12 10 (20.41%) Migration
13 9 (18.37%) XML
14 8 (16.33%) Scrum
15 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
15 7 (14.29%) Degree
16 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
16 6 (12.24%) HP
16 6 (12.24%) Unix

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) PuTTY
Development Applications
1 29 (59.18%) SoapUI
2 14 (28.57%) Selenium
3 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.08%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.04%) Mocha
5 1 (2.04%) PhantomJS
5 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (73.47%) Analyst
1 36 (73.47%) Test Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Web Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Web Test Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Manual Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.12%) Web Applications Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) QA Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.08%) Software QA Tester
8 2 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Systems Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.08%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (4.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) SOAP
2 9 (18.37%) XML
3 5 (10.20%) REST
3 5 (10.20%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) Test Strategy
2 13 (26.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (22.45%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (22.45%) Software Delivery
4 10 (20.41%) Functional Testing
4 10 (20.41%) Integration Testing
4 10 (20.41%) Migration
4 10 (20.41%) SDLC
4 10 (20.41%) System Integration Testing
4 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
5 8 (16.33%) Scrum
6 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.20%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.12%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.08%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) C++
3 2 (4.08%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (44.90%) ISEB
2 18 (36.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (34.69%) ISTQB
4 7 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) HP
2 2 (4.08%) TOWER Software