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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 62 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 13 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.97% 1.73% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.10% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 6
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,750 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
566 713 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 85.89% 82.24% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 510 606 428
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
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
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 25 September 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Selenium
3 13 (52.00%) Scrum
4 11 (44.00%) TDD
5 10 (40.00%) Functional Testing
6 9 (36.00%) BDD
6 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
6 9 (36.00%) QA
6 9 (36.00%) C#
7 8 (32.00%) ISEB
7 8 (32.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (28.00%) SDLC
8 7 (28.00%) .NET
8 7 (28.00%) Java
9 6 (24.00%) Web Services
9 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
9 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
9 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (20.00%) REST
10 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 5 (20.00%) SOAP
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 4 (16.00%) OOP
11 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Alterian
11 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 (16.00%) CMS
1 4 (16.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (16.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) RavenDB
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (12.00%) JBehave
4 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.00%) Appium
5 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (8.00%) Calabash
5 2 (8.00%) eggPlant
5 2 (8.00%) Hudson
5 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.00%) JUnit
5 2 (8.00%) Robotium
5 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.00%) MSTest
6 1 (4.00%) Ranorex
6 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
1 14 (56.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Developer in Test
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) QA Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) QA Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Software QA Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.00%) REST
3 5 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.00%) RESTful
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Fintech
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Android
1 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) CentOS
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Scrum
3 11 (44.00%) TDD
4 10 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 9 (36.00%) BDD
5 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (28.00%) SDLC
8 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
10 4 (16.00%) OOP
10 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
11 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
11 3 (12.00%) Project Management
11 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) Ruby
5 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.00%) C++
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) Korn
5 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ISEB
2 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Alterian
1 4 (16.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.00%) TOWER Software
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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