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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Wales / South Wales
Rank 72 75 86
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.36% 2.14% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 2.64% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 13
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
758 871 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 86.04% 81.02% 81.92%
Number of salaries quoted 669 764 870
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £52,500 £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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +10 11 £45,000 +25.00%
Automated Testing
Wales

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) SQL
3 13 (33.33%) Finance
3 13 (33.33%) Scrum
4 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
5 10 (25.64%) Selenium
5 10 (25.64%) Manual Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (23.08%) Automation Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (20.51%) HTML
7 8 (20.51%) .NET
7 8 (20.51%) Kanban
8 7 (17.95%) Marketing
8 7 (17.95%) CSS
8 7 (17.95%) Web Services
8 7 (17.95%) Client/Server
8 7 (17.95%) SDLC
9 6 (15.38%) Defect Management
9 6 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Python
9 6 (15.38%) Java
9 6 (15.38%) C#
9 6 (15.38%) Regression Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
9 6 (15.38%) TDD
9 6 (15.38%) Test Management
10 5 (12.82%) jQuery
10 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
10 5 (12.82%) Microsoft

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 3 (7.69%) CMS
1 3 (7.69%) IIS
1 3 (7.69%) nginx
1 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTPS
1 3 (7.69%) Skype
1 3 (7.69%) SSL
1 3 (7.69%) Unified Communications
1 3 (7.69%) WebEx
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Selenium
2 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.26%) NUnit
4 3 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.69%) JUnit
4 3 (7.69%) NMock
4 3 (7.69%) PhantomJS
5 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.56%) Calabash
6 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (2.56%) JMeter
6 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.56%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.56%) Robotium
6 1 (2.56%) Subversion
6 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Marketing
3 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 3 (7.69%) Billing
4 3 (7.69%) Welsh Language
5 2 (5.13%) Electronics
5 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Analyst
1 19 (48.72%) Test Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Senior Test Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (10.26%) HTML Developer
4 4 (10.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Django Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) UAT Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
1 8 (20.51%) HTML
2 7 (17.95%) CSS
2 7 (17.95%) Web Services
3 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.82%) jQuery
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (10.26%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (10.26%) WCF
5 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.69%) CSS3
5 3 (7.69%) Django
5 3 (7.69%) HTML5
5 3 (7.69%) LESS
5 3 (7.69%) OAuth
5 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.13%) Ajax
6 2 (5.13%) REST
7 1 (2.56%) JSON
7 1 (2.56%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Client/Server
3 5 (12.82%) User Experience
4 3 (7.69%) Graphic Design
4 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
4 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
5 2 (5.13%) Fintech
6 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.56%) Blog
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Android
1 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Scrum
3 10 (25.64%) Manual Testing
4 9 (23.08%) Automation Testing
4 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (20.51%) Kanban
6 7 (17.95%) SDLC
7 6 (15.38%) Defect Management
7 6 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 6 (15.38%) TDD
7 6 (15.38%) Test Management
8 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.26%) MVC
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
8 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
8 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.38%) C#
3 6 (15.38%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) Python
4 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.69%) C
4 3 (7.69%) C++
4 3 (7.69%) Korn
4 3 (7.69%) Objective-C
4 3 (7.69%) Perl
4 3 (7.69%) PHP
4 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco
2 3 (7.69%) PayPal
3 2 (5.13%) SAP