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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 54 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.54% 2.99% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 3.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 0
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
540 397 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 83.33% 79.24% 76.87%
Number of salaries quoted 463 340 371
Average salary £36,000 £35,783 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.60% +5.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
4 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) QA
5 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
5 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (30.77%) REST
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) SOAP
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) HTTP
6 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) ISEB
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
8 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
8 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
9 1 (7.69%) PhantomJS
9 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
9 1 (7.69%) BDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.69%) PhantomJS
4 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) Mocha
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) QA Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) XML
1 4 (30.77%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
3 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) OOP
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) TOWER Software
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos