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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 69 73 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.57% 0.52% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.61% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 25
Median salary £36,250 - £31,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 - £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 - £50,000
UK excluding London median 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
576 654 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.70% 84.72% 81.49%
Number of salaries quoted 503 521 477
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Feature Driven Development
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Robotium
4 1 (16.67%) ATDD
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (16.67%) Calabash
4 1 (16.67%) eggPlant
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Appium

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Appium
2 1 (16.67%) Calabash
2 1 (16.67%) eggPlant
2 1 (16.67%) Robotium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum Master
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fintech
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ATDD
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Feature Driven Development
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA