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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 49 57 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.03% 2.52% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 3.35% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 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 £31,500 £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
481 448 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.25% 75.17% 65.51%
Number of salaries quoted 397 404 263
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 24 April 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 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 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (56.00%) Test Strategy
4 13 (52.00%) Selenium
5 12 (48.00%) ISTQB
5 12 (48.00%) ISEB
6 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
7 9 (36.00%) Maven
7 9 (36.00%) Finance
7 9 (36.00%) Java
7 9 (36.00%) Web Services
7 9 (36.00%) BDD
8 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
8 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
8 8 (32.00%) SoapUI
8 8 (32.00%) SQL
8 8 (32.00%) Groovy
9 7 (28.00%) SOAP
9 7 (28.00%) Scrum
9 7 (28.00%) JBehave
10 6 (24.00%) Hudson
10 6 (24.00%) XQuery
10 6 (24.00%) XML
10 6 (24.00%) XPath
11 5 (20.00%) QA
11 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
11 5 (20.00%) Ant
11 5 (20.00%) JUnit

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (8.00%) Internet
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
1 2 (8.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Selenium
2 9 (36.00%) Maven
3 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (32.00%) SoapUI
4 7 (28.00%) JBehave
5 6 (24.00%) Hudson
6 5 (20.00%) Ant
6 5 (20.00%) JUnit
7 4 (16.00%) JIRA
7 4 (16.00%) CruiseControl
8 2 (8.00%) Gerrit
8 2 (8.00%) Subversion
8 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
8 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
9 1 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Advertising
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Analyst
1 23 (92.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Web Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Web Services
2 7 (28.00%) SOAP
3 6 (24.00%) XML
4 4 (16.00%) REST
5 2 (8.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
6 1 (4.00%) Spring Web Flow
6 1 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (4.00%) JPA
6 1 (4.00%) Spring
6 1 (4.00%) Java EE
6 1 (4.00%) Struts
6 1 (4.00%) J2EE
6 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Android
2 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (56.00%) Test Strategy
4 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (36.00%) BDD
6 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 5 (20.00%) System Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 4 (16.00%) SOA
8 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) TDD
8 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (12.00%) Code Coverage
10 2 (8.00%) Test Management
11 1 (4.00%) UML
11 1 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) Groovy
3 6 (24.00%) XQuery
3 6 (24.00%) XPath
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) ISTQB
1 12 (48.00%) ISEB
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) T-Plan
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