The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 48 65 28
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -37
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.76% 0.84% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.66% 1.12% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 26
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,050 £35,000 £33,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
494 446 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.85% 75.08% 65.74%
Number of salaries quoted 410 402 264
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Test Scripting
South Wales

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 23 April 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 17 (62.96%) ISEB
2 15 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 14 (51.85%) ISTQB
3 14 (51.85%) Test Strategy
4 13 (48.15%) Finance
5 12 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (29.63%) SQL
8 6 (22.22%) Oracle
9 5 (18.52%) Advertising
9 5 (18.52%) System Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
10 4 (14.81%) Groovy
10 4 (14.81%) JIRA
10 4 (14.81%) QA
10 4 (14.81%) Selenium
10 4 (14.81%) TDD
10 4 (14.81%) CruiseControl
10 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
10 4 (14.81%) Maven
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.81%) Ant
10 4 (14.81%) JUnit
10 4 (14.81%) Java
10 4 (14.81%) Web Services
10 4 (14.81%) ITIL
10 4 (14.81%) SOA
10 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (14.81%) SLA

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 2 (7.41%) MS Project
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
1 2 (7.41%) SSL
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Ant
1 4 (14.81%) JUnit
1 4 (14.81%) CruiseControl
1 4 (14.81%) Maven
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
1 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
1 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
1 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.11%) ClearQuest
2 3 (11.11%) JBehave
3 2 (7.41%) Hudson
3 2 (7.41%) Gerrit
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Analyst
2 21 (77.78%) Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) JSON
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
1 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 14 (51.85%) Test Strategy
3 12 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) System Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.81%) Data Entry
7 4 (14.81%) TDD
7 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
7 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) SOA
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.81%) BDD
8 3 (11.11%) Code Coverage
9 2 (7.41%) Scrum
9 2 (7.41%) Test Management
10 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) Groovy
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) XQuery
3 2 (7.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) ISEB
2 14 (51.85%) ISTQB
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
1 4 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) T-Plan
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) JDA
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Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago