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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 55 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.65% 2.82% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 3.57% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 4
Average salary £31,375 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.67% -20.00%
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
486 392 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.02% 79.03% 66.12%
Number of salaries quoted 416 346 251
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 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%) Test Strategy
2 15 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
3 11 (40.74%) Mentoring
3 11 (40.74%) Performance Testing
4 10 (37.04%) T-Plan
4 10 (37.04%) ISEB
4 10 (37.04%) JIRA
4 10 (37.04%) VirtualBox
5 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) Degree
8 5 (18.52%) Selenium
8 5 (18.52%) TDD
8 5 (18.52%) Scrum
9 4 (14.81%) Security Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Test Planning
9 4 (14.81%) QA
10 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 3 (11.11%) Banking
10 3 (11.11%) Retail
10 3 (11.11%) Welsh Language
10 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
11 2 (7.41%) Information Security

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) JIRA
2 5 (18.52%) Selenium
3 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.70%) MSTest
4 1 (3.70%) Mocha
4 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) PhantomJS
4 1 (3.70%) Spock
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) WATIR
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Welsh Language
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
1 14 (51.85%) Test Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Tester
2 8 (29.63%) Test Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Senior Test Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Tester
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Software Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) QA Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Tester
5 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) RESTful
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Test Strategy
2 15 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
3 11 (40.74%) Performance Testing
3 11 (40.74%) Mentoring
4 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Security Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Test Planning
7 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.41%) BDD
8 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Information Security
8 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.41%) ATDD
9 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Use Case
9 1 (3.70%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) ISEB
2 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) T-Plan
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) TOWER Software
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago