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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 75 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.60% 3.38% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 4.49% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 10
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
680 490 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.34% 75.38% 78.34%
Number of salaries quoted 568 442 379
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) OOP
6 4 (30.77%) Selenium
7 3 (23.08%) WCF
7 3 (23.08%) Ruby
7 3 (23.08%) QA
7 3 (23.08%) LINQ
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (23.08%) Erlang
7 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
7 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Subversion
7 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 3 (23.08%) Hudson
2 3 (23.08%) MSBuild
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) QA Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
1 3 (23.08%) WinForms
1 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
1 3 (23.08%) WCF
1 3 (23.08%) LINQ
1 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) WPF
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
5 4 (30.77%) OOP
6 3 (23.08%) UML
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (23.08%) MVVM
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Cyber Security
6 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
3 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 3 (23.08%) Erlang
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £32k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
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