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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 58 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 9 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.38% 1.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 0
Average salary £29,129 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
462 449 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 71.08% 75.46% 68.78%
Number of salaries quoted 419 376 220
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 12 (54.55%) ISEB
2 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 8 (36.36%) Degree
3 8 (36.36%) Validation
4 7 (31.82%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
5 6 (27.27%) JIRA
5 6 (27.27%) Selenium
5 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
6 5 (22.73%) BDD
6 5 (22.73%) SoapUI
6 5 (22.73%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) User Stories
7 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
7 4 (18.18%) Android
7 4 (18.18%) JBehave
7 4 (18.18%) VirtualBox
7 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
7 4 (18.18%) T-Plan
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 4 (18.18%) UNIX

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (13.64%) RFID
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) JIRA
1 6 (27.27%) Selenium
2 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
2 5 (22.73%) SoapUI
3 4 (18.18%) JBehave
4 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
4 3 (13.64%) Calabash
4 3 (13.64%) eggPlant
5 2 (9.09%) Robotium
6 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
6 1 (4.55%) Ant
6 1 (4.55%) JUnit
6 1 (4.55%) CruiseControl
6 1 (4.55%) Subversion
6 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
1 9 (40.91%) Banking
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Test Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Senior Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Test Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Development Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Software Development Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Software Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Software Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Firmware
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Android
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
2 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.64%) Mac OS
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Scrum
2 8 (36.36%) Validation
3 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
4 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 5 (22.73%) TDD
5 5 (22.73%) BDD
5 5 (22.73%) User Stories
6 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) B2B
6 4 (18.18%) B2C
7 3 (13.64%) OO
7 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.64%) Build Automation
8 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.55%) Web Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) ISEB
2 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 8 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) T-Plan
2 2 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago