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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 67 39 51
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 12 33 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.45% 4.89% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 6.41% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 33 10
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £39,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
664 515 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.48% 76.30% 75.75%
Number of salaries quoted 542 456 330
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 20 (86.96%) Finance
2 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) SQL
4 12 (52.17%) SOAP
4 12 (52.17%) Degree
5 11 (47.83%) ISEB
6 9 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (34.78%) SoapUI
7 8 (34.78%) XML
8 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Manual Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
10 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
10 5 (21.74%) QA
10 5 (21.74%) Selenium
10 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
10 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
11 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
11 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
11 4 (17.39%) REST
11 4 (17.39%) Migration
11 4 (17.39%) Waterfall

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) SQLPlus
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) SoapUI
2 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
3 4 (17.39%) ClearQuest
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 20 (86.96%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Analyst
2 17 (73.91%) Test Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) SOAP
2 8 (34.78%) XML
3 4 (17.39%) REST
3 4 (17.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Manual Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
6 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
8 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.35%) Validation
9 1 (4.35%) ETL
9 1 (4.35%) Data Management
9 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) ISEB
3 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Cognos
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago