The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 65 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 7 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.96% 1.60% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.92% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 15
Median salary £31,849 £30,000 £29,129
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.16% +2.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £29,920 £28,152
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £37,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Automation 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
599 677 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.17% 83.58% 78.36%
Number of salaries quoted 528 547 475
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 £27,386 £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%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Cardiff region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Cardiff

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Selenium
4 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (25.00%) WCF
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) QA
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (16.67%) JIRA
8 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (8.33%) VMware

Automation 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 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) JSON
2 3 (25.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware