The first table below looks at the demand for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 57 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 9 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.51% - 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £27,500 - £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -1.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
481 439 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.43% 75.04% 65.36%
Number of salaries quoted 400 398 264
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automation Testing
South Wales

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 8 (53.33%) Java
1 8 (53.33%) Scrum
1 8 (53.33%) Waterfall
2 7 (46.67%) BDD
2 7 (46.67%) Web Services
3 6 (40.00%) Firmware
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) RFID
3 6 (40.00%) Electronics
3 6 (40.00%) JBehave
3 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (40.00%) Build Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (40.00%) QA
3 6 (40.00%) Selenium
3 6 (40.00%) Maven
3 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Groovy
3 6 (40.00%) Mac OS
4 5 (33.33%) Android
4 5 (33.33%) XPath
4 5 (33.33%) REST
4 5 (33.33%) Hudson
4 5 (33.33%) SOAP

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) RFID
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) JBehave
1 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
1 6 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
1 6 (40.00%) Maven
2 5 (33.33%) Hudson
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) CruiseControl
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Calabash
General
1 6 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Software Development Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Test Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Development Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Software Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Software Test Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) REST
2 5 (33.33%) SOAP
2 5 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Firmware
1 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
1 6 (40.00%) Mac OS
2 5 (33.33%) Android
3 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Scrum
1 8 (53.33%) Waterfall
2 7 (46.67%) BDD
3 6 (40.00%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Build Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) B2B
4 2 (13.33%) B2C
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Groovy
3 5 (33.33%) XPath
3 5 (33.33%) XQuery
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) T-Plan
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - excellent company benefits
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