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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 52 70 48
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 25 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.52% 0.44% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 0.52% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 3
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -18.75%
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
583 573 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.11% 84.51% 79.90%
Number of salaries quoted 490 499 283
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (50.00%) SQL
3 20 (45.45%) ISEB
3 20 (45.45%) Finance
4 19 (43.18%) SOAP
5 15 (34.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (34.09%) SoapUI
5 15 (34.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (29.55%) ISTQB
7 12 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 12 (27.27%) SDLC
8 10 (22.73%) Scrum
9 9 (20.45%) Degree
9 9 (20.45%) QA
10 8 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.91%) Waterfall
11 7 (15.91%) Selenium
11 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.64%) Functional Testing
12 6 (13.64%) XML
13 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
13 5 (11.36%) Migration
13 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
13 5 (11.36%) REST
13 5 (11.36%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (11.36%) Software Delivery
14 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
14 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) SoapUI
2 7 (15.91%) Selenium
3 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
4 4 (9.09%) ClearQuest
5 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.82%) HP UFT
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (93.18%) Analyst
1 41 (93.18%) Test Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Automation Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Software Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Web Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Software Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) DBA
7 2 (4.55%) Development DBA
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Development DBA
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) SOAP
2 6 (13.64%) XML
3 5 (11.36%) REST
4 4 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
1 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (27.27%) SDLC
3 12 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 10 (22.73%) Scrum
5 7 (15.91%) Waterfall
6 6 (13.64%) Functional Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Migration
7 5 (11.36%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Software Delivery
8 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.82%) Automation Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.82%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) ISEB
2 15 (34.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (29.55%) ISTQB
4 9 (20.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
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