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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 52 49 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 29 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.16% 3.93% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 4.70% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 6
Median salary £34,500 £29,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.96% -7.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £45,000 £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
468 617 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 90.17% 83.72% 84.41%
Number of salaries quoted 426 512 509
Median salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Selenium
3 12 (42.86%) Finance
4 10 (35.71%) QA
4 10 (35.71%) TDD
5 9 (32.14%) Waterfall
6 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 7 (25.00%) .NET
7 7 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Scrum
8 6 (21.43%) Degree
8 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
9 5 (17.86%) ISEB
9 5 (17.86%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Test Planning
10 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (14.29%) V-Model
10 4 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
10 4 (14.29%) SQL
10 4 (14.29%) MVC
10 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
10 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
10 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 4 (14.29%) C#

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 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Selenium
2 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.57%) MSTest
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Games
2 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.71%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Analyst
2 16 (57.14%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Tester
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (14.29%) Programme Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Programme Test Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Programmer
4 4 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior .NET Programmer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Programme Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 4 (14.29%) WCF
3 2 (7.14%) SOAP
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Fintech
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) TDD
3 9 (32.14%) Waterfall
4 7 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Scrum
5 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
7 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (14.29%) Resource Management
7 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 4 (14.29%) V-Model
8 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.71%) System Testing
8 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C#
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C++
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
1 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (17.86%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) TOWER Software
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle