The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 84 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 7 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.63% 1.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 2.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 0
Average salary £36,250 £35,065 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +0.18%
Automation 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
850 972 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 76.44% 81.82% 68.37%
Number of salaries quoted 728 870 575
Average salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in South Wales

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in South Wales

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
Newport +8 3 £40,000 +14.07% 1
Cardiff -1 3 £33,750 -16.66% 1
Automation Testing
Wales

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 9 (42.86%) Degree
4 8 (38.10%) Selenium
4 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
4 8 (38.10%) Banking
4 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
4 8 (38.10%) Validation
4 8 (38.10%) ISEB
5 7 (33.33%) User Stories
6 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
7 5 (23.81%) C++
7 5 (23.81%) Multimedia
8 4 (19.05%) Korn
8 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) BDD
9 3 (14.29%) HP
9 3 (14.29%) JMeter
9 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
9 3 (14.29%) JUnit
9 3 (14.29%) Linux
9 3 (14.29%) Python
9 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 3 (14.29%) HTTP
9 3 (14.29%) HTML
9 3 (14.29%) Java
9 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) JUnit
2 3 (14.29%) JMeter
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) JBehave
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 5 (23.81%) Multimedia
3 4 (19.05%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
1 11 (52.38%) Test Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Graduate
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.76%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 8 (38.10%) Validation
4 7 (33.33%) User Stories
5 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
7 3 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Android Development
8 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
9 1 (4.76%) Line Management
9 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C++
2 4 (19.05%) Korn
2 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Groovy
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 8 (38.10%) ISEB
2 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) HP
1 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago