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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 55 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.79% 1.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 0
Median salary £34,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
500 550 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 89.45% 84.36% 83.69%
Number of salaries quoted 464 474 488
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 25 (80.65%) Selenium
2 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (51.61%) Scrum
4 12 (38.71%) .NET
4 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (32.26%) TDD
6 9 (29.03%) C#
6 9 (29.03%) Functional Testing
7 8 (25.81%) Manual Testing
7 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
7 8 (25.81%) Exploratory Testing
7 8 (25.81%) Web Services
7 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
8 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
9 6 (19.35%) QA
9 6 (19.35%) Android
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
9 6 (19.35%) Java
10 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
10 5 (16.13%) Windows
10 5 (16.13%) Linux
10 5 (16.13%) TOWER Software
10 5 (16.13%) Games
10 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
10 5 (16.13%) BDD
10 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
10 5 (16.13%) Automation 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 25 (80.65%) Selenium
2 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
4 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.45%) Firebug
5 2 (6.45%) Hudson
5 2 (6.45%) JBehave
5 2 (6.45%) JUnit
5 2 (6.45%) Maven
5 2 (6.45%) MSTest
6 1 (3.23%) Appium
6 1 (3.23%) Calabash
6 1 (3.23%) eggPlant
6 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.23%) JMeter
6 1 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.23%) Ranorex
General
1 5 (16.13%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Automotive
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Analyst
1 22 (70.97%) Test Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Test Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Software Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Developer in Test
5 3 (9.68%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) QA Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) Web Services
3 3 (9.68%) REST
3 3 (9.68%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.45%) Fintech
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Android
1 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) CentOS
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) Scrum
3 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (32.26%) TDD
5 9 (29.03%) Functional Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Exploratory Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Manual Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
6 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
8 5 (16.13%) Automation Testing
8 5 (16.13%) BDD
8 5 (16.13%) Black-Box Testing
8 5 (16.13%) SDLC
8 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Coaching
11 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) Korn
5 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) TOWER Software
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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