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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 32 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 35 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.12% 2.25% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.01% 3.05% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 35 10 9
Average salary £30,000 £30,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.82% +21.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,250 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
499 393 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 72.95% 73.60% 73.33%
Number of salaries quoted 447 320 240
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 29 July 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 34 (57.63%) Automated Testing
2 31 (52.54%) Test Strategy
3 28 (47.46%) ISEB
4 25 (42.37%) Software Testing
4 25 (42.37%) ISTQB
5 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (30.51%) Finance
6 17 (28.81%) JIRA
7 15 (25.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (23.73%) VirtualBox
8 14 (23.73%) T-Plan
9 12 (20.34%) SQL
10 10 (16.95%) TDD
10 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
11 9 (15.25%) SoapUI
11 9 (15.25%) BDD
11 9 (15.25%) Selenium
12 8 (13.56%) Groovy
12 8 (13.56%) Mobile App
12 8 (13.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (13.56%) Java
12 8 (13.56%) Web Services
13 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
13 7 (11.86%) System Testing
14 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (10.17%) Performance Testing
14 6 (10.17%) Degree
14 6 (10.17%) WebDriver
14 6 (10.17%) Maven
14 6 (10.17%) MS Office

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (10.17%) MS Office
2 5 (8.47%) MS Project
3 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) SSL
2 2 (3.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) JIRA
2 9 (15.25%) Selenium
2 9 (15.25%) SoapUI
3 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.17%) Maven
4 6 (10.17%) WebDriver
4 6 (10.17%) JUnit
4 6 (10.17%) ClearQuest
5 5 (8.47%) CruiseControl
5 5 (8.47%) Ant
6 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.08%) JBehave
6 3 (5.08%) eggPlant
7 2 (3.39%) Hudson
7 2 (3.39%) Gerrit
7 2 (3.39%) Subversion
7 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.39%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.69%) Robotium
8 1 (1.69%) Calabash
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Advertising
3 3 (5.08%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (72.88%) Analyst
2 39 (66.10%) Test Analyst
3 15 (25.42%) Senior Analyst
3 15 (25.42%) Senior Test Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) Tester
5 8 (13.56%) Test Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Senior Tester
6 7 (11.86%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Technical Test Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Lead Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.69%) Software Test Analyst
10 1 (1.69%) Software Tester
10 1 (1.69%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) Web Services
2 5 (8.47%) SOAP
3 4 (6.78%) XML
4 3 (5.08%) REST
5 2 (3.39%) JSON
5 2 (3.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
1 3 (5.08%) Android
1 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (57.63%) Automated Testing
2 31 (52.54%) Test Strategy
3 25 (42.37%) Software Testing
4 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (25.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (16.95%) TDD
6 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
7 9 (15.25%) BDD
8 7 (11.86%) System Testing
9 6 (10.17%) SOA
9 6 (10.17%) Performance Testing
9 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
10 5 (8.47%) Scrum
11 4 (6.78%) ITIL
11 4 (6.78%) Data Entry
12 2 (3.39%) Automation Testing
12 2 (3.39%) Security Testing
12 2 (3.39%) Test Management
12 2 (3.39%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) Java
2 8 (13.56%) Groovy
3 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.39%) XQuery
4 2 (3.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (47.46%) ISEB
2 25 (42.37%) ISTQB
3 8 (13.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (10.17%) Degree
5 4 (6.78%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
2 4 (6.78%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (23.73%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) T-Plan
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) JDA
4 1 (1.69%) HP
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