The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 72 72 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 24 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.25% 2.14% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 2.59% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 18
Median salary £33,500 £42,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% +39.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Automated Testing
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
944 927 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 88.47% 82.77% 81.73%
Number of salaries quoted 833 803 776
Median salary £37,725 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in South Wales

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in South Wales

Automated Testing
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -11 8 £33,500 -21.17%
Newport -10 5 £30,000 -53.84%
Blaenau Gwent - 2 - -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £41,500 -
Automated Testing
Wales

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Finance
3 15 (40.54%) SQL
4 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 14 (37.84%) Scrum
5 12 (32.43%) Selenium
5 12 (32.43%) SDLC
6 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (27.03%) HTML
7 10 (27.03%) Manual Testing
8 9 (24.32%) CSS
9 8 (21.62%) Python
9 8 (21.62%) .NET
9 8 (21.62%) TDD
9 8 (21.62%) Kanban
10 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
10 7 (18.92%) Marketing
10 7 (18.92%) Web Services
10 7 (18.92%) Client/Server
11 6 (16.22%) Java
11 6 (16.22%) C#
11 6 (16.22%) Web Development
11 6 (16.22%) Test Management
11 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
11 6 (16.22%) jQuery
11 6 (16.22%) Auto-Scaling
11 6 (16.22%) Defect Management
11 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Analytics
12 5 (13.51%) Jenkins

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (13.51%) CMS
1 5 (13.51%) nginx
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.70%) IaaS
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) HTTPS
1 5 (13.51%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon RDS
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Selenium
2 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.51%) Bitbucket
3 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.51%) PhantomJS
4 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
4 4 (10.81%) JUnit
4 4 (10.81%) NUnit
5 3 (8.11%) NMock
6 2 (5.41%) Appium
6 2 (5.41%) Calabash
6 2 (5.41%) eggPlant
6 2 (5.41%) Robotium
6 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.70%) JIRA
7 1 (2.70%) JMeter
7 1 (2.70%) NetBeans
7 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Marketing
3 5 (13.51%) Aerospace
3 5 (13.51%) Welsh Language
4 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.41%) Advertising
5 2 (5.41%) Electronics
5 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Analyst
1 18 (48.65%) Test Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) HTML CSS Developer
4 5 (13.51%) HTML Developer
4 5 (13.51%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Django Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) HTML
2 9 (24.32%) CSS
3 8 (21.62%) .NET
4 7 (18.92%) Web Services
5 6 (16.22%) jQuery
6 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
6 5 (13.51%) CSS3
6 5 (13.51%) Django
6 5 (13.51%) HTML5
6 5 (13.51%) OAuth
7 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.81%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (10.81%) WCF
8 3 (8.11%) Ajax
8 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.11%) LESS
8 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (5.41%) JSON
9 2 (5.41%) REST
9 2 (5.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Client/Server
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Graphic Design
2 5 (13.51%) User Experience
2 5 (13.51%) Virtual Team
3 3 (8.11%) Fintech
3 3 (8.11%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) Blog
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Android
1 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Scrum
3 12 (32.43%) SDLC
4 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (27.03%) Manual Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Kanban
6 8 (21.62%) TDD
7 6 (16.22%) Analytics
7 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Auto-Scaling
7 6 (16.22%) Defect Management
7 6 (16.22%) Test Management
7 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
7 6 (16.22%) Web Development
8 5 (13.51%) Change Control
8 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (13.51%) Data Analytics
8 5 (13.51%) Machine Learning
8 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.62%) Python
4 6 (16.22%) C#
4 6 (16.22%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.11%) C
5 3 (8.11%) C++
5 3 (8.11%) Korn
5 3 (8.11%) Objective-C
5 3 (8.11%) Perl
5 3 (8.11%) PHP
5 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.51%) PayPal
2 2 (5.41%) SAP