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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 84 92 76
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 18 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.55% 0.67% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 0.82% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 11
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
913 981 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 78.84% 82.37% 83.92%
Number of salaries quoted 789 854 631
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Torfaen +14 11 £37,500 -
Cardiff -3 6 £35,500 +9.23% 4
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £30,000 -
Automated Testing
Wales

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) Scrum
3 17 (39.53%) QA
3 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
4 16 (37.21%) ISEB
5 15 (34.88%) Software Testing
5 15 (34.88%) ISTQB
6 14 (32.56%) SDLC
7 11 (25.58%) Manual Testing
7 11 (25.58%) Unix
7 11 (25.58%) Linux
8 10 (23.26%) Finance
8 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (23.26%) Performance Testing
9 9 (20.93%) User Experience
10 8 (18.60%) V-Model
10 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
10 8 (18.60%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Selenium
10 8 (18.60%) TDD
11 7 (16.28%) Marketing
11 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
11 7 (16.28%) Advertising
11 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
11 7 (16.28%) Data Mining
11 7 (16.28%) Web Services
11 7 (16.28%) Mobile Marketing
11 7 (16.28%) PaaS
11 7 (16.28%) Big Data
12 6 (13.95%) Front End Development

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Node.js
1 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Big Data
1 7 (16.28%) Data Mining
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Selenium
2 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) Bower
3 3 (6.98%) Grunt
4 2 (4.65%) JIRA
4 2 (4.65%) JMeter
4 2 (4.65%) JUnit
4 2 (4.65%) NUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Ant
5 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.33%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) Protractor
5 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Advertising
2 7 (16.28%) Marketing
2 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Analyst
1 27 (62.79%) Test Analyst
2 20 (46.51%) Senior Analyst
2 20 (46.51%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Software Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Software Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Scrum Master
7 3 (6.98%) Scrum Master
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.98%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Lead Web Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Web Services
2 6 (13.95%) JSON
3 4 (9.30%) CSS
3 4 (9.30%) HTML
4 3 (6.98%) Ajax
4 3 (6.98%) Backbone.js
4 3 (6.98%) LESS
4 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.65%) XML
6 1 (2.33%) .NET
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.33%) HTML5
6 1 (2.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) User Experience
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
1 11 (25.58%) Unix
2 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) Scrum
3 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
4 15 (34.88%) Software Testing
5 14 (32.56%) SDLC
6 11 (25.58%) Manual Testing
7 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (23.26%) Performance Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (18.60%) TDD
8 8 (18.60%) V-Model
8 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
9 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
9 7 (16.28%) Mobile Marketing
10 6 (13.95%) Front End Development
11 5 (11.63%) BDD
11 5 (11.63%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (11.63%) Web Design
12 4 (9.30%) DevOps
12 4 (9.30%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Java
1 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) ISEB
2 15 (34.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (39.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
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