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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 63 74 57
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.42% 0.39% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 0.46% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 16
Median salary £40,000 £51,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.33% +13.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £51,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
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
576 654 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.70% 84.72% 81.49%
Number of salaries quoted 503 521 477
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) TDD
2 17 (56.67%) Java
3 16 (53.33%) C#
3 16 (53.33%) BDD
4 15 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 14 (46.67%) Ruby
6 13 (43.33%) Selenium
7 12 (40.00%) Scrum
7 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (33.33%) PHP
8 10 (33.33%) TeamCity
8 10 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (30.00%) Hudson
9 9 (30.00%) AnthillPro
9 9 (30.00%) Blog
10 8 (26.67%) QA
10 8 (26.67%) SoapUI
11 7 (23.33%) Manual Testing
11 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
11 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
11 7 (23.33%) ISEB
12 6 (20.00%) SOAP
12 6 (20.00%) Ant
12 6 (20.00%) Maven
12 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
12 6 (20.00%) RSpec
12 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing

Test Automation
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 4 (13.33%) CMS
1 4 (13.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (13.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 13 (43.33%) Selenium
3 10 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 10 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 9 (30.00%) AnthillPro
4 9 (30.00%) Hudson
5 8 (26.67%) SoapUI
6 6 (20.00%) Ant
6 6 (20.00%) Gradle
6 6 (20.00%) Maven
6 6 (20.00%) RSpec
7 5 (16.67%) WebDriver
8 4 (13.33%) JBehave
9 2 (6.67%) Appium
9 2 (6.67%) Calabash
9 2 (6.67%) eggPlant
9 2 (6.67%) JMeter
9 2 (6.67%) Robotium
10 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
1 11 (36.67%) Test Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Developer in Test
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Mobile Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.67%) QA Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Software QA Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Graduate
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) SOAP
2 5 (16.67%) REST
3 3 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (30.00%) Blog
2 2 (6.67%) Fintech
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Android
1 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) TDD
3 16 (53.33%) BDD
4 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (40.00%) Scrum
5 7 (23.33%) Manual Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 6 (20.00%) SDLC
6 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (16.67%) OOP
7 5 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Project Management
9 2 (6.67%) Agile Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.33%) QA Automation
10 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) C#
3 14 (46.67%) Ruby
4 10 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ISEB
1 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Alterian
1 4 (13.33%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.67%) TOWER Software
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle