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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 61 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.05% 2.59% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 3.16% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 6
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +25.51%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
543 538 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.53% 82.01% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 440 446 365
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,614 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) QA
4 5 (62.50%) Selenium
4 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
4 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
5 4 (50.00%) REST
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) HTTP
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (50.00%) SOAP
5 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Ruby
6 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Erlang
6 3 (37.50%) Java
6 3 (37.50%) Perl
6 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
6 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (25.00%) Hudson
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) QA Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) REST
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
4 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) Information Security
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) Erlang
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago