Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 79 80
Rank change year-on-year +16 +1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.03% 2.27% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.57% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 41
Cardiff median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +11.11% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,250 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £45,500 £66,250 £36,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +23.08% +3.17% +4.56%

Test Scripting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 721 1207 1341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 91.61% 88.49% 85.09%
Number of salaries quoted 639 1094 1134
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £36,125 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.73% -0.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £24,200 £22,500 £23,075
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,875 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year +4.00% +3.45% +3.57%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting 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 in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Cardiff

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Cardiff over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) QA
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) Selenium
4 6 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Games
4 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 5 (31.25%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Task Automation
5 5 (31.25%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (31.25%) TOWER Software
5 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
6 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (25.00%) BDD
6 4 (25.00%) SOAP
6 4 (25.00%) Python
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) ISEB
7 3 (18.75%) ClearQuest
7 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
7 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
7 3 (18.75%) Ruby
7 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Scripting
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) CMS
1 2 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Sauce Labs
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (18.75%) ClearQuest
3 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) JMeter
4 2 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
5 1 (6.25%) Subversion
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Tester
3 5 (31.25%) QA Tester
3 5 (31.25%) Software QA Tester
3 5 (31.25%) Software Tester
4 3 (18.75%) QA Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Software QA Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) QA Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) SOAP
2 3 (18.75%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 5 (31.25%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (31.25%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Task Automation
6 4 (25.00%) BDD
6 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 2 (12.50%) TDD
8 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 1 (6.25%) Context-Driven Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Python
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Korn
3 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) TOWER Software
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Sitecore