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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 47 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.98% 1.95% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 2.31% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 2
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,904 £27,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £34,000 £34,750
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -

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
514 563 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 90.02% 84.66% 83.96%
Number of salaries quoted 483 489 470
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,113
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 18 January 2017.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Selenium
3 14 (46.67%) QA
3 14 (46.67%) Finance
4 11 (36.67%) TDD
4 11 (36.67%) Waterfall
5 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 7 (23.33%) .NET
6 7 (23.33%) Scrum
6 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 5 (16.67%) ISEB
8 5 (16.67%) TOWER Software
8 5 (16.67%) Games
8 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 5 (16.67%) Degree
8 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 5 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Feasibility Study
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (13.33%) V-Model
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (13.33%) Fintech
9 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
9 4 (13.33%) Resource Management

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 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Selenium
2 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.33%) MSTest
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Games
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (10.00%) Advertising
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Test Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 5 (16.67%) QA Leader
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) Programme Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Programme Test Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior .NET Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Programme Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Test Programme Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 4 (13.33%) WCF
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Fintech
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) TDD
2 11 (36.67%) Waterfall
3 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum
4 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.33%) Feasibility Study
7 4 (13.33%) MVC
7 4 (13.33%) Resource Management
7 4 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
7 4 (13.33%) V-Model
8 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.00%) System Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) C++
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
1 5 (16.67%) ISEB
1 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) TOWER Software
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle