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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 56 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 18 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.72% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 0.51% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 2
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £28,800 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,200 £34,750
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
581 593 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 87.90% 83.29% 82.67%
Number of salaries quoted 538 524 418
Median salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,855
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 2 December 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 18 (78.26%) Selenium
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (26.09%) Web Services
6 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
7 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
7 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (13.04%) JMeter
8 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
8 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
8 3 (13.04%) QA
8 3 (13.04%) Kanban
9 2 (8.70%) jQuery
9 2 (8.70%) JSON
9 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.70%) Maven
9 2 (8.70%) Subversion
9 2 (8.70%) SoapUI

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 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) JBoss
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (78.26%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
3 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.04%) JMeter
4 2 (8.70%) Maven
4 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.35%) MSTest
5 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Analyst
1 20 (86.96%) Test Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Test Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Software Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) JSON
3 2 (8.70%) REST
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 2 (8.70%) WSDL
3 2 (8.70%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Kanban
7 2 (8.70%) Coaching
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
8 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
1 2 (8.70%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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