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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 45 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 27 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.94% 2.46% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 3.33% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 3
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
501 390 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.03% 73.86% 73.15%
Number of salaries quoted 448 319 243
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 28 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 33 (84.62%) Test Scripting
2 31 (79.49%) Test Strategy
3 20 (51.28%) ISTQB
4 18 (46.15%) Software Testing
5 16 (41.03%) JIRA
5 16 (41.03%) ISEB
6 15 (38.46%) Finance
7 14 (35.90%) VirtualBox
7 14 (35.90%) T-Plan
8 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
10 9 (23.08%) Groovy
10 9 (23.08%) Selenium
10 9 (23.08%) CruiseControl
10 9 (23.08%) Maven
10 9 (23.08%) Java
10 9 (23.08%) Ant
10 9 (23.08%) SoapUI
10 9 (23.08%) WebDriver
10 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
10 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
11 8 (20.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (17.95%) TDD
12 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (17.95%) System Testing
13 6 (15.38%) JUnit
13 6 (15.38%) Web Services
13 6 (15.38%) SOA
13 6 (15.38%) JBehave

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
1 2 (5.13%) SSL
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) JIRA
2 9 (23.08%) Selenium
2 9 (23.08%) CruiseControl
2 9 (23.08%) Maven
2 9 (23.08%) Ant
2 9 (23.08%) SoapUI
2 9 (23.08%) WebDriver
2 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.38%) JUnit
3 6 (15.38%) JBehave
4 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.69%) Mercurial
4 3 (7.69%) Subversion
4 3 (7.69%) Calabash
5 2 (5.13%) Hudson
5 2 (5.13%) Gerrit
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Welsh Language
2 4 (10.26%) Advertising
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Analyst
1 26 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 15 (38.46%) Senior Analyst
2 15 (38.46%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Test Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Test Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Tester
7 1 (2.56%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) SOAP
3 2 (5.13%) JSON
3 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.38%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) Test Scripting
2 31 (79.49%) Test Strategy
3 18 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
6 7 (17.95%) TDD
6 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (17.95%) System Testing
7 6 (15.38%) SOA
8 5 (12.82%) BDD
8 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Scrum
10 2 (5.13%) Security Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Test Management
10 2 (5.13%) Information Security
10 2 (5.13%) Code Coverage
11 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.56%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Groovy
1 9 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) XQuery
3 2 (5.13%) XPath
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) ISTQB
2 16 (41.03%) ISEB
3 8 (20.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) T-Plan
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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