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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 59 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 6 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.00% 1.21% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.53% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 0
Average salary £29,129 £40,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,032 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +6.15%
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
476 392 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.94% 79.19% 65.18%
Number of salaries quoted 406 344 247
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 17 December 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 10 (71.43%) ISEB
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 9 (64.29%) Validation
2 9 (64.29%) Banking
2 9 (64.29%) ISTQB
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) User Stories
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium
8 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (7.14%) C#
9 1 (7.14%) Java
9 1 (7.14%) SQL
9 1 (7.14%) .NET
9 1 (7.14%) JUnit
9 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
9 1 (7.14%) QA
9 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 1 (7.14%) JBehave
9 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
9 1 (7.14%) BDD
9 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
9 1 (7.14%) Black-Box Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) JBehave
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
1 9 (64.29%) Banking
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
1 13 (92.86%) Test Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Validation
2 6 (42.86%) User Stories
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) ISEB
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 9 (64.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago