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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 68 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.15% 1.92% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 2.24% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 12
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
546 580 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 83.74% 85.80% 84.37%
Number of salaries quoted 463 481 415
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,783
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016, 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 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) User Experience
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) ATDD
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 3 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) Selenium
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Games
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) ISEB
5 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (16.67%) System Testing
5 2 (16.67%) V-Model
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Sass
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (8.33%) Node.js
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Rundeck

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Ant
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Protractor
2 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Scrum Master
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum Master
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) ATDD
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) System Testing
5 2 (16.67%) V-Model
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Rundeck