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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 66 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.57% 4.51% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 5.53% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 27 8
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.44%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
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
581 561 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.18% 81.66% 76.39%
Number of salaries quoted 464 471 362
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £28,614 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
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 3 June 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) Degree
4 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 5 (38.46%) QA
6 5 (38.46%) Selenium
6 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
6 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
6 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
7 4 (30.77%) REST
7 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
7 4 (30.77%) SOAP
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services
7 4 (30.77%) XML
7 4 (30.77%) HTTP
8 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) ISEB
8 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
9 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (7.69%) SQLPlus
10 1 (7.69%) Toad

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQLPlus
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
1 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Toad
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) QA Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) REST
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.69%) ETL
8 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Data Management
8 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago