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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 87 81 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.52% 1.62% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.94% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 24
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £47,150
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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
957 978 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 83.58% 83.52% 84.13%
Number of salaries quoted 823 847 769
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 27 May 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
Torfaen +15 4 £36,250 +3.57%
Cardiff -6 1 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Automated Testing
Wales

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) QA
2 16 (69.57%) Test Scripting
3 14 (60.87%) Unix
3 14 (60.87%) Linux
4 13 (56.52%) Telecoms
4 13 (56.52%) Marketing
5 12 (52.17%) Advertising
5 12 (52.17%) E-Commerce
5 12 (52.17%) Data Mining
5 12 (52.17%) PaaS
5 12 (52.17%) Big Data
5 12 (52.17%) Mobile Marketing
6 10 (43.48%) ISEB
6 10 (43.48%) ISTQB
7 8 (34.78%) Manual Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Web Services
9 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
9 5 (21.74%) Apache
10 4 (17.39%) SQL
10 4 (17.39%) Scrum
10 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (13.04%) User Experience
11 3 (13.04%) TDD
11 3 (13.04%) NUnit
11 3 (13.04%) Selenium
11 3 (13.04%) Finance
12 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
12 2 (8.70%) MVC
12 2 (8.70%) JMeter

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 (21.74%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) Big Data
1 12 (52.17%) Data Mining
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) NUnit
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) JMeter
2 2 (8.70%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.35%) NMock
3 1 (4.35%) Protractor
General
1 13 (56.52%) Marketing
1 13 (56.52%) Telecoms
2 12 (52.17%) Advertising
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Analyst
1 17 (73.91%) Test Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
4 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum Master
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Software Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (4.35%) LESS
3 1 (4.35%) Sass
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
1 14 (60.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) Test Scripting
3 12 (52.17%) E-Commerce
3 12 (52.17%) Mobile Marketing
4 8 (34.78%) Manual Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) MVC
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.70%) System Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.35%) ATDD
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
8 1 (4.35%) Front End Development
8 1 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) ISEB
1 10 (43.48%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago