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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 55 46 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.66% 4.46% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 5.41% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 4
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,800 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,200 £35,000
UK excluding London average 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
535 499 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.69% 82.48% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 438 410 406
Average salary £37,500 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
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 5 May 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
5 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) QA
5 5 (41.67%) Selenium
6 4 (33.33%) SOAP
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (33.33%) HTTP
6 4 (33.33%) REST
7 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (16.67%) ISEB
8 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
9 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (8.33%) SQLPlus

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQLPlus
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
1 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Toad
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) QA Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) SOAP
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) XML
1 4 (33.33%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £36000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago