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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 75 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.51% 4.82% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 6.03% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 31 8
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £28,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £40,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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
629 547 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.54% 79.85% 75.55%
Number of salaries quoted 502 465 337
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 11 (78.57%) Finance
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Degree
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) SOAP
4 6 (42.86%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 5 (35.71%) QA
5 5 (35.71%) Selenium
5 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) ISEB
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) HTTP
6 4 (28.57%) REST
7 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) ClearQuest
8 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
8 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) SQLPlus
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
1 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) ClearQuest
3 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Test Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) QA Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) SOAP
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) REST
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (7.14%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos
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