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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 47 65 48
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 22 5 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.42% 0.74% 4.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 0.87% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 25
Median salary £36,250 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £44,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
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
536 573 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 83.36% 85.01% 84.28%
Number of salaries quoted 463 468 466
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £28,614
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 May 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 34 (66.67%) SQL
2 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (60.78%) SoapUI
3 27 (52.94%) SOAP
4 26 (50.98%) Finance
5 24 (47.06%) ISEB
6 22 (43.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (31.37%) ISTQB
7 16 (31.37%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (25.49%) Selenium
10 12 (23.53%) QA
10 12 (23.53%) Test Strategy
10 12 (23.53%) SDLC
11 11 (21.57%) Software Delivery
11 11 (21.57%) Functional Testing
11 11 (21.57%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (21.57%) Waterfall
11 11 (21.57%) Migration
12 10 (19.61%) XML
13 9 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (17.65%) Integration Testing
13 9 (17.65%) Degree
13 9 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
14 8 (15.69%) Scrum
15 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
16 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
17 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
17 5 (9.80%) REST
17 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis

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 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) PuTTY
Development Applications
1 31 (60.78%) SoapUI
2 13 (25.49%) Selenium
3 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.88%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.96%) Mocha
5 1 (1.96%) PhantomJS
General
1 26 (50.98%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (78.43%) Analyst
1 40 (78.43%) Test Analyst
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Web Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Web Test Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Manual Test Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.88%) Web Applications Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) QA Specialist
8 2 (3.92%) QA Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Software QA Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Software Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.92%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (52.94%) SOAP
2 10 (19.61%) XML
3 5 (9.80%) REST
3 5 (9.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (23.53%) SDLC
3 12 (23.53%) Test Strategy
4 11 (21.57%) Functional Testing
4 11 (21.57%) Migration
4 11 (21.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (21.57%) Software Delivery
4 11 (21.57%) Waterfall
5 9 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 9 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (15.69%) Scrum
7 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (7.84%) Test Planning
11 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.96%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) C++
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) PHP
3 1 (1.96%) Python
3 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) ISEB
2 22 (43.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (31.37%) ISTQB
4 9 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) HP
2 2 (3.92%) TOWER Software
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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