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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
Wales / South Wales
Rank 66 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 14 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.67% 1.16% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.44% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 14
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £28,150 £29,129
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,350 £39,940
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
707 971 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 84.27% 80.31% 82.69%
Number of salaries quoted 611 840 854
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 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 +21 14 £35,000 -
Automation Testing
Wales

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Selenium
3 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Scrum
4 8 (23.53%) SQL
5 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 7 (20.59%) Web Services
6 6 (17.65%) C#
6 6 (17.65%) .NET
6 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 5 (14.71%) QA
7 5 (14.71%) DevOps
7 5 (14.71%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Finance
7 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
7 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
8 4 (11.76%) HTML
8 4 (11.76%) CSS
8 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.76%) CSS3
8 4 (11.76%) Functional Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Kanban
8 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
8 4 (11.76%) HTML5
9 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.82%) BDD
9 3 (8.82%) MongoDB

Automation 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 2 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) JBoss
1 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
1 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Skype
1 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
1 2 (5.88%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Selenium
2 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.82%) JMeter
3 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.88%) Maven
4 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (5.88%) Subversion
5 1 (2.94%) MSTest
5 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
2 2 (5.88%) Billing
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Analyst
1 25 (73.53%) Test Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Software Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Software Test Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Software Tester
4 6 (17.65%) Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) QA Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) QA Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Software QA Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.88%) QA Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) QA Automation Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Manager
7 2 (5.88%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Web Services
2 6 (17.65%) .NET
3 4 (11.76%) CSS
3 4 (11.76%) CSS3
3 4 (11.76%) HTML
3 4 (11.76%) HTML5
4 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.82%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (8.82%) WCF
5 2 (5.88%) jQuery
5 2 (5.88%) JSON
5 2 (5.88%) REST
5 2 (5.88%) SOAP
5 2 (5.88%) WSDL
5 2 (5.88%) XML
6 1 (2.94%) Django
6 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
2 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
2 9 (26.47%) Scrum
3 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 5 (14.71%) DevOps
4 5 (14.71%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Kanban
5 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.82%) BDD
6 3 (8.82%) MVC
6 3 (8.82%) TDD
6 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.65%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
1 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Ansible
1 2 (5.88%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Red Hat