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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 60 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 6 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.94% 2.10% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 2.46% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 9
Median salary £28,625 £30,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.58% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £29,129 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £46,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
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
530 570 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 83.33% 85.59% 84.15%
Number of salaries quoted 456 467 458
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £28,614
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 25 May 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) WCF
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) JIRA
6 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 2 (18.18%) GitHub
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) User Experience
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) Node.js

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 (18.18%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (9.09%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) VMware