The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation 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
Test Automation
Rank 58 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 19 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.68% - 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% - 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 3
Average salary £48,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Test Automation
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% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Cardiff region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Cardiff

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (81.82%) Java
2 27 (81.82%) Ruby
3 26 (78.79%) Cucumber
4 14 (42.42%) REST
4 14 (42.42%) Selenium
5 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (39.39%) TeamCity
5 13 (39.39%) Hudson
5 13 (39.39%) JBehave
5 13 (39.39%) TDD
5 13 (39.39%) SOAP
5 13 (39.39%) Jenkins
6 12 (36.36%) C#
6 12 (36.36%) PHP
6 12 (36.36%) BDD
6 12 (36.36%) AnthillPro
6 12 (36.36%) Blog
6 12 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (21.21%) SoapUI
7 7 (21.21%) RSpec
7 7 (21.21%) Maven
7 7 (21.21%) Ant
7 7 (21.21%) Gradle
8 5 (15.15%) SQL
8 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
8 5 (15.15%) Android
9 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 3 (9.09%) MS Office

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 26 (78.79%) Cucumber
2 14 (42.42%) Selenium
3 13 (39.39%) Hudson
3 13 (39.39%) JBehave
3 13 (39.39%) Jenkins
3 13 (39.39%) TeamCity
4 12 (36.36%) AnthillPro
4 12 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (21.21%) Ant
5 7 (21.21%) Gradle
5 7 (21.21%) Maven
5 7 (21.21%) RSpec
5 7 (21.21%) SoapUI
6 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Analyst
2 16 (48.48%) Test Analyst
3 12 (36.36%) Developer
3 12 (36.36%) Senior Developer
4 11 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
5 10 (30.30%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (15.15%) Developer in Test
7 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
8 3 (9.09%) Tester
9 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
10 1 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) QA Test Analyst
10 1 (3.03%) Security Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) Software Analyst
10 1 (3.03%) Software Test Analyst
10 1 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) REST
2 13 (39.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Blog
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Android
1 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (39.39%) TDD
3 12 (36.36%) BDD
4 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 3 (9.09%) SDLC
5 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.03%) Defect Management
7 1 (3.03%) Functional Programming
7 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Online Security
7 1 (3.03%) OWASP
7 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) Java
1 27 (81.82%) Ruby
2 12 (36.36%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) PHP
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (9.09%) ISEB
1 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago