The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 56 72 56
Rank change year-on-year +16 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.14% 0.29% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 0.34% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 6
Median salary £45,000 £30,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.76% -39.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 501 587 558
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 89.15% 84.22% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 447 473 485
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Cardiff

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Cardiff

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Cardiff over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Cardiff

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Selenium
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
4 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Kanban
5 5 (26.32%) QA
5 5 (26.32%) Billing
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
5 5 (26.32%) Skype
5 5 (26.32%) WebEx
5 5 (26.32%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
5 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications
6 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) HTML
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.79%) CSS
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server

Automated Testing
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 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Skype
1 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications
1 5 (26.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Couchbase
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) MbUnit
3 2 (10.53%) MSTest
3 2 (10.53%) NUnit
3 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.26%) gulp
4 1 (5.26%) JMeter
4 1 (5.26%) NetBeans
4 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Billing
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) UAT Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Product Owner
4 2 (10.53%) QA Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) jQuery
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (10.53%) CSS3
4 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
4 2 (10.53%) HTML5
4 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (10.53%) SOAP
4 2 (10.53%) WCF
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.26%) JSP
5 1 (5.26%) Node.js
5 1 (5.26%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Kanban
3 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) DevOps
7 2 (10.53%) Product Management
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus generous package
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