Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Task Automation
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 74 99
Rank change year-on-year -9 +25 +20
Permanent jobs citing Task Automation 11 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.99% 1.11% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.19% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 4
Cardiff median annual salary £43,750 £39,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.06% -11.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £34,000 £28,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £61,875 £45,500 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £43,750 £39,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.06% -11.67% +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 974 837 1,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 88.07% 93.31% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 805 736 1,059
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £22,700
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £41,125 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% +1.35%

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 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Task Automation in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Selenium
5 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Validation
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server

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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
3 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 3 (27.27%) Ranorex
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
4 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (9.09%) RSpec
4 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Windows DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP
4 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Fintech
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (27.27%) Product Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Java 8
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCITP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Pingdom
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 1 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) New Relic
2 1 (9.09%) PagerDuty