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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 47 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 22 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.36% 1.73% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% 2.28% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 2
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 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
467 439 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 71.41% 76.08% 68.73%
Number of salaries quoted 423 369 216
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 34 (80.95%) Test Strategy
3 21 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 20 (47.62%) JIRA
5 18 (42.86%) T-Plan
5 18 (42.86%) VirtualBox
6 17 (40.48%) Software Testing
7 15 (35.71%) ISEB
8 13 (30.95%) Finance
9 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
10 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (21.43%) Java
11 9 (21.43%) Ant
11 9 (21.43%) CruiseControl
11 9 (21.43%) Groovy
11 9 (21.43%) Selenium
11 9 (21.43%) Maven
11 9 (21.43%) Performance Testing
11 9 (21.43%) WebDriver
11 9 (21.43%) SoapUI
11 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
11 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
12 7 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (16.67%) TDD
13 6 (14.29%) JUnit
13 6 (14.29%) Web Services
13 6 (14.29%) SOA
13 6 (14.29%) Mobile Payment
13 6 (14.29%) JBehave

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (4.76%) MS Office
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
1 2 (4.76%) SSL
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
Development Applications
1 20 (47.62%) JIRA
2 9 (21.43%) Selenium
2 9 (21.43%) Ant
2 9 (21.43%) CruiseControl
2 9 (21.43%) Maven
2 9 (21.43%) WebDriver
2 9 (21.43%) SoapUI
2 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 6 (14.29%) JBehave
3 6 (14.29%) JUnit
4 3 (7.14%) Subversion
4 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.14%) Mercurial
4 3 (7.14%) Calabash
5 2 (4.76%) Hudson
5 2 (4.76%) Gerrit
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Welsh Language
3 3 (7.14%) Advertising
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) Analyst
1 26 (61.90%) Test Analyst
2 17 (40.48%) Senior Analyst
2 17 (40.48%) Senior Test Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Senior Test Engineer
3 10 (23.81%) Test Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Test Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (2.38%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.38%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) SOAP
3 2 (4.76%) HTML
3 2 (4.76%) XML
3 2 (4.76%) JSON
4 1 (2.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 6 (14.29%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 34 (80.95%) Test Strategy
3 17 (40.48%) Software Testing
4 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
5 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (21.43%) Performance Testing
7 7 (16.67%) TDD
8 6 (14.29%) SOA
9 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
9 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.90%) System Testing
9 5 (11.90%) BDD
10 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Scrum
11 3 (7.14%) Information Security
12 2 (4.76%) Code Coverage
12 2 (4.76%) Test Management
13 1 (2.38%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) Java
1 9 (21.43%) Groovy
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) XQuery
3 2 (4.76%) XPath
3 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 15 (35.71%) ISEB
3 7 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) T-Plan
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago