The table below looks at the statistics 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 57 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 11 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.69% 2.08% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.56% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 10
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
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
534 468 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.90% 80.97% 76.46%
Number of salaries quoted 451 392 414
Average salary £37,500 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Web Services
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
5 7 (36.84%) QA
5 7 (36.84%) Selenium
6 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) C#
6 6 (31.58%) SOAP
6 6 (31.58%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
6 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
7 5 (26.32%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle
7 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
7 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
8 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (21.05%) Life Science
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) Sybase
8 4 (21.05%) C++
8 4 (21.05%) MySQL
8 4 (21.05%) UNIX
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) Validation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (21.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Selenium
2 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) QA Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Manual Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Database Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Web Services
2 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) SOAP
3 5 (26.32%) XML
4 4 (21.05%) REST
5 3 (15.79%) WinForms
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.26%) WCF
6 1 (5.26%) LINQ
6 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Life Science
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
3 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
4 4 (21.05%) Validation
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) User Stories
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Sybase
3 2 (10.53%) Telerik
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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