The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 56 53 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.05% 2.53% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 3.39% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 13
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £26,550 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
471 443 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.51% 74.83% 65.36%
Number of salaries quoted 394 401 264
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
South Wales

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cardiff region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Cardiff

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Selenium
2 15 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 14 (51.85%) Test Strategy
4 12 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 12 (44.44%) ISEB
5 11 (40.74%) Java
5 11 (40.74%) Maven
6 10 (37.04%) Groovy
6 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (37.04%) Web Services
6 10 (37.04%) Finance
6 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
6 10 (37.04%) Mobile App
6 10 (37.04%) WebDriver
6 10 (37.04%) BDD
6 10 (37.04%) SoapUI
7 9 (33.33%) JBehave
7 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Scrum
8 8 (29.63%) SOAP
8 8 (29.63%) SQL
9 7 (25.93%) XML
9 7 (25.93%) XQuery
9 7 (25.93%) XPath
9 7 (25.93%) Hudson
10 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Ant
11 5 (18.52%) JUnit
11 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
1 2 (7.41%) SSL
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Selenium
2 11 (40.74%) Maven
3 10 (37.04%) WebDriver
3 10 (37.04%) SoapUI
3 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
4 9 (33.33%) JBehave
5 7 (25.93%) Hudson
6 6 (22.22%) Ant
7 5 (18.52%) JUnit
7 5 (18.52%) CruiseControl
8 4 (14.81%) JIRA
9 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
9 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
9 2 (7.41%) Subversion
9 2 (7.41%) Gerrit
10 1 (3.70%) Apache Ivy
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Advertising
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Analyst
1 25 (92.59%) Test Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Senior Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Test Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Web Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
2 8 (29.63%) SOAP
3 7 (25.93%) XML
4 5 (18.52%) REST
5 2 (7.41%) JSON
5 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) J2EE
6 1 (3.70%) Struts
6 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.70%) Spring
6 1 (3.70%) Java EE
6 1 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (3.70%) Spring Web Flow
6 1 (3.70%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Mobile App
2 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Android
2 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 14 (51.85%) Test Strategy
4 10 (37.04%) BDD
4 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Scrum
7 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (18.52%) System Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
8 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
9 4 (14.81%) TDD
9 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
9 4 (14.81%) SOA
10 3 (11.11%) Code Coverage
11 2 (7.41%) Test Management
12 1 (3.70%) UML
12 1 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) Groovy
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) XQuery
4 7 (25.93%) XPath
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) ISEB
1 12 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) T-Plan
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago