The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 51 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 18 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.69% 3.58% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 4.91% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 0
Average salary £45,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
491 387 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.50% 72.88% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 434 313 240
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Automation
South Wales

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 23 July 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 16 (64.00%) Web Services
1 16 (64.00%) TDD
1 16 (64.00%) Selenium
2 15 (60.00%) BDD
2 15 (60.00%) SoapUI
3 13 (52.00%) Mobile App
4 12 (48.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (48.00%) WebDriver
4 12 (48.00%) Groovy
4 12 (48.00%) Java
5 11 (44.00%) SOAP
5 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (44.00%) Maven
5 11 (44.00%) Finance
5 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (40.00%) Android
6 10 (40.00%) Calabash
6 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 10 (40.00%) CruiseControl
6 10 (40.00%) Ant
7 9 (36.00%) SOA
7 9 (36.00%) JBehave
8 8 (32.00%) Apple iOS
8 8 (32.00%) eggPlant
8 8 (32.00%) Windows
8 8 (32.00%) Blackberry
9 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (24.00%) REST
10 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) SSL
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Selenium
2 15 (60.00%) SoapUI
3 12 (48.00%) WebDriver
3 12 (48.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (44.00%) Maven
5 10 (40.00%) Ant
5 10 (40.00%) CruiseControl
5 10 (40.00%) Calabash
6 9 (36.00%) JBehave
7 8 (32.00%) eggPlant
8 6 (24.00%) JUnit
8 6 (24.00%) JIRA
8 6 (24.00%) Robotium
9 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
10 3 (12.00%) Mercurial
10 3 (12.00%) Subversion
11 2 (8.00%) Hudson
11 2 (8.00%) Gerrit
12 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Welsh Language
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Test Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Tester
5 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) Web Services
2 11 (44.00%) SOAP
3 6 (24.00%) REST
4 4 (16.00%) XML
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
5 2 (8.00%) RESTful
5 2 (8.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (32.00%) Blackberry
3 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (24.00%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Replication
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Android
2 8 (32.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) TDD
2 15 (60.00%) BDD
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (36.00%) SOA
6 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (20.00%) Code Coverage
7 5 (20.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
10 2 (8.00%) QMS
10 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
10 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Validation
10 2 (8.00%) Test Management
11 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
11 1 (4.00%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
1 12 (48.00%) Groovy
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) XQuery
3 2 (8.00%) XPath
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) Erlang
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) T-Plan
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