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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 48 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 11 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.01% 1.82% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.15% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 6
Median salary £45,000 £39,250 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% +33.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,800 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
491 559 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 89.60% 84.57% 83.54%
Number of salaries quoted 457 481 482
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 21 January 2017.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Manual Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) Kanban
4 7 (41.18%) Selenium
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Automation Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (23.53%) SDLC
8 3 (17.65%) Skype
8 3 (17.65%) WebEx
8 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
8 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
8 3 (17.65%) QA
8 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
8 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (17.65%) TDD
8 3 (17.65%) Billing
8 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco
8 3 (17.65%) .NET
8 3 (17.65%) Java
9 2 (11.76%) C#
9 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Skype
1 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
1 3 (17.65%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Appium
3 1 (5.88%) Calabash
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) eggPlant
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) JMeter
3 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.88%) NetBeans
3 1 (5.88%) Robotium
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Billing
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) UAT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Product Owner
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum Master
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) JSP
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Fintech
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Manual Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) Kanban
4 6 (35.29%) Automation Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (23.53%) SDLC
7 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
8 2 (11.76%) OO
8 2 (11.76%) Product Management
8 2 (11.76%) Project Management
9 1 (5.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco