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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 55 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 12 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.89% 0.71% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 0.84% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 15
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £50,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
530 594 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 83.33% 84.74% 83.82%
Number of salaries quoted 462 482 475
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £28,614
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (63.64%) Java
3 20 (60.61%) Cucumber
4 19 (57.58%) C#
4 19 (57.58%) TDD
4 19 (57.58%) Ruby
5 18 (54.55%) BDD
6 15 (45.45%) Selenium
7 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (39.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (39.39%) TeamCity
8 13 (39.39%) Jenkins
8 13 (39.39%) PHP
9 12 (36.36%) Blog
9 12 (36.36%) Hudson
9 12 (36.36%) AnthillPro
10 11 (33.33%) Scrum
11 9 (27.27%) SoapUI
11 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (24.24%) QA
12 8 (24.24%) SOAP
13 7 (21.21%) Ant
13 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
13 7 (21.21%) Maven
13 7 (21.21%) REST
13 7 (21.21%) Gradle
13 7 (21.21%) RSpec
14 6 (18.18%) JBehave
14 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
14 6 (18.18%) Manual 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) CMS
1 4 (12.12%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (12.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (60.61%) Cucumber
2 15 (45.45%) Selenium
3 13 (39.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (39.39%) Jenkins
3 13 (39.39%) TeamCity
4 12 (36.36%) AnthillPro
4 12 (36.36%) Hudson
5 9 (27.27%) SoapUI
6 7 (21.21%) Ant
6 7 (21.21%) Gradle
6 7 (21.21%) Maven
6 7 (21.21%) RSpec
7 6 (18.18%) JBehave
8 5 (15.15%) WebDriver
9 2 (6.06%) JMeter
10 1 (3.03%) JIRA
10 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
10 1 (3.03%) Robotium
10 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.06%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
1 13 (39.39%) Test Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Developer in Test
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Mobile Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.06%) QA Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Software QA Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Application Development Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Graduate Test Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) SOAP
2 7 (21.21%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Blog
2 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Fintech
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Android
1 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) TDD
3 18 (54.55%) BDD
4 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (33.33%) Scrum
6 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
8 5 (15.15%) OOP
8 5 (15.15%) SDLC
9 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (12.12%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.06%) Project Management
11 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
11 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
11 1 (3.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) Java
2 19 (57.58%) C#
2 19 (57.58%) Ruby
3 13 (39.39%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISEB
1 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Alterian
1 4 (12.12%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.06%) TOWER Software
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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