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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 73 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 4 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.56% 1.33% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.57% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 0
Average salary £31,750 £29,129 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.99% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
583 573 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.11% 84.51% 79.90%
Number of salaries quoted 490 499 283
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) AS400
4 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (25.00%) Node.js
5 2 (25.00%) GitHub
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) WCF

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) AS400
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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