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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 61 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.92% 1.01% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.24% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 7
Average salary £50,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.45% +1.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
539 483 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.29% 80.90% 76.41%
Number of salaries quoted 455 403 406
Average salary £37,500 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Manual Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) SOAP
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) HTTP
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 4 (57.14%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) Windows

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) PhantomJS
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Mocha
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) QA Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) Manual Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
3 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) OOP
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Erlang
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) TOWER Software
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