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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 58 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 14 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.03% 1.01% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.39% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 0
Average salary £29,129 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
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
564 287 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.98% 72.47% 74.95%
Number of salaries quoted 492 246 319
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 4 March 2015, 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 (58.82%) Finance
1 10 (58.82%) ISEB
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
2 8 (47.06%) Validation
2 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Selenium
6 3 (17.65%) User Stories
7 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (11.76%) VCP4
7 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) QA
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
7 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
7 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) C
8 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
8 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 1 (5.88%) RFID
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) JBehave
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
1 13 (76.47%) Test Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Validation
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
4 3 (17.65%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) People Management
6 1 (5.88%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.76%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) ISEB
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
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Adderley Featherstone
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