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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 62 39 53
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.20% 3.05% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 3.99% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 1
Average salary £30,500 £26,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.09% -11.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
540 301 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.20% 76.59% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 479 270 273
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,242 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 5 (27.78%) VirtualBox
5 5 (27.78%) T-Plan
5 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
5 5 (27.78%) JIRA
5 5 (27.78%) ISEB
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) SOAP
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) QA
6 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
7 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) WinForms
8 2 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) Java

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Welsh Language
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
1 9 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Database Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Manual Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) SOAP
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
1 7 (38.89%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (27.78%) ISEB
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) T-Plan
2 2 (11.11%) Telerik
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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