Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Task Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Task Automation over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Task Automation
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 84 101
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Task Automation 10 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.00% 0.87% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.96% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 4
Cardiff median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -14.44% +20.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,250 £32,250
90th Percentile £54,000 £45,500 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.88% -14.44% +20.00%

Task Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 911 941 1,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 91.37% 90.83% 85.65%
Number of salaries quoted 781 822 1,007
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £22,900
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,400 £52,600
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +2.70%

Task Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Task Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Task Automation in Cardiff

Task Automation
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Task Automation in Cardiff

Task Automation
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Task Automation in Cardiff over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Task Automation in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing Task Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Task Automation.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Selenium
3 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (30.00%) Ranorex
5 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Validation
5 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (30.00%) Product Management
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing

Task Automation
Co-occurring 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) Ranorex
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Software QA Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software QA Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
1 3 (30.00%) WCF
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (10.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) CentOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (30.00%) Product Management
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) Java 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Pingdom
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) New Relic
2 1 (10.00%) PagerDuty
2 1 (10.00%) VMware