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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 47 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 14 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.60% 0.69% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 0.82% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 11
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,129
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.15%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
483 609 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 89.61% 83.77% 84.09%
Number of salaries quoted 439 510 491
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 £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 22 February 2017.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Selenium
3 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Scrum
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 7 (23.33%) Web Services
6 6 (20.00%) .NET
6 6 (20.00%) C#
6 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (16.67%) QA
7 5 (16.67%) DevOps
7 5 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Finance
7 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 4 (13.33%) Kanban
8 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
9 3 (10.00%) HTML5
9 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.00%) BDD
9 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
9 3 (10.00%) CSS3
9 3 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing

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 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) JBoss
1 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
1 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Skype
1 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (6.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Selenium
2 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
3 3 (10.00%) JMeter
3 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.67%) Maven
4 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) MSTest
5 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Billing
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Analyst
1 22 (73.33%) Test Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Software Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 5 (16.67%) Tester
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) QA Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Software QA Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.67%) QA Automation Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Manager
6 2 (6.67%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Web Services
2 6 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.00%) CSS
3 3 (10.00%) CSS3
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) HTML5
3 3 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (10.00%) WCF
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) JSON
4 2 (6.67%) REST
4 2 (6.67%) SOAP
4 2 (6.67%) WSDL
4 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 9 (30.00%) Scrum
3 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (16.67%) DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Kanban
5 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.00%) BDD
6 3 (10.00%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) C#
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat