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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 52 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 22 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.33% 1.04% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 1.24% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 6
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,500 £30,125
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,600 £38,750
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
581 565 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 87.90% 83.70% 83.59%
Number of salaries quoted 537 505 416
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 9 December 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 25 (78.13%) Selenium
2 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (53.13%) Scrum
4 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (37.50%) .NET
6 11 (34.38%) TDD
7 9 (28.13%) C#
7 9 (28.13%) Web Services
7 9 (28.13%) Manual Testing
7 9 (28.13%) Functional Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Regression Testing
9 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
9 7 (21.88%) Android
9 7 (21.88%) SQL
9 7 (21.88%) Java
9 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (21.88%) Apple iOS
10 6 (18.75%) BDD
10 6 (18.75%) SDLC
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.75%) QA
11 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
11 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
11 5 (15.63%) Windows
11 5 (15.63%) Linux
11 5 (15.63%) TOWER Software
11 5 (15.63%) Games
11 5 (15.63%) Non-Functional 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 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 25 (78.13%) Selenium
2 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
4 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.25%) Appium
5 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.25%) Calabash
5 2 (6.25%) eggPlant
5 2 (6.25%) Firebug
5 2 (6.25%) Hudson
5 2 (6.25%) JBehave
5 2 (6.25%) JUnit
5 2 (6.25%) Maven
5 2 (6.25%) MSTest
5 2 (6.25%) Robotium
6 1 (3.13%) JMeter
6 1 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.13%) Protractor
General
1 5 (15.63%) Games
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Analyst
1 22 (68.75%) Test Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Software Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Developer in Test
5 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) QA Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) Web Services
3 3 (9.38%) REST
3 3 (9.38%) RESTful
3 3 (9.38%) SOAP
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Fintech
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Android
1 7 (21.88%) Apple iOS
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) CentOS
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Scrum
3 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (34.38%) TDD
5 9 (28.13%) Functional Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Manual Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
8 6 (18.75%) BDD
8 6 (18.75%) SDLC
9 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Black-Box Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Coaching
12 2 (6.25%) Agile Testing
12 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) C#
2 7 (21.88%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.25%) C++
4 2 (6.25%) Korn
4 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) TOWER Software
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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