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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 68 65 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.85% 0.75% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.89% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 6
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% +28.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £32,500 £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
577 564 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.96% 84.18% 79.64%
Number of salaries quoted 484 489 273
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Software Testing
3 14 (53.85%) Scrum
4 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (38.46%) SDLC
5 9 (34.62%) Finance
6 8 (30.77%) Performance Testing
6 8 (30.77%) QA
6 8 (30.77%) V-Model
6 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 8 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Selenium
7 7 (26.92%) User Experience
8 5 (19.23%) ISEB
9 4 (15.38%) HTML
9 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 4 (15.38%) CSS
9 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
9 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
9 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 4 (15.38%) DevOps
10 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
10 3 (11.54%) Code Optimisation
10 3 (11.54%) Bower
10 3 (11.54%) Ajax
10 3 (11.54%) Progressive Enhancement
10 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (11.54%) Backbone.js
10 3 (11.54%) ATDD
10 3 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 (3.85%) Node.js
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) Bower
3 3 (11.54%) Grunt
4 1 (3.85%) Ant
4 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) Protractor
4 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
1 16 (61.54%) Test Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Software Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Scrum Master
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum Master
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) UI Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.85%) Junior
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) CSS
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) Ajax
2 3 (11.54%) Backbone.js
2 3 (11.54%) JSON
2 3 (11.54%) LESS
2 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Software Testing
3 14 (53.85%) Scrum
4 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (38.46%) SDLC
5 8 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Performance Testing
5 8 (30.77%) V-Model
5 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.54%) ATDD
7 3 (11.54%) Code Optimisation
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
7 3 (11.54%) Graceful Degradation
7 3 (11.54%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (11.54%) User Stories
7 3 (11.54%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISEB
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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