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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 83 78 86
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 12 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.01% 2.07% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 2.47% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 2
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
984 1012 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 82.83% 83.71% 84.45%
Number of salaries quoted 842 874 715
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
Newport -4 6 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Cardiff -10 5 £35,000 +20.15%
Torfaen +8 1 £23,500 -19.65%
Automation Testing
Wales

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (60.00%) Java
4 12 (48.00%) Linux
5 11 (44.00%) Python
5 11 (44.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (40.00%) API Testing
6 10 (40.00%) REST
6 10 (40.00%) Digital Media
6 10 (40.00%) DTV
6 10 (40.00%) Web Services
6 10 (40.00%) Perl
6 10 (40.00%) Subversion
6 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
6 10 (40.00%) Test Management
6 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 10 (40.00%) Bash Shell
7 8 (32.00%) .NET
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.00%) CSS
9 5 (20.00%) HTML
9 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (20.00%) Selenium
9 5 (20.00%) Scrum
10 4 (16.00%) Advertising
10 4 (16.00%) C#
10 4 (16.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) JMeter
10 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) GitHub
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (40.00%) Subversion
2 5 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (16.00%) JMeter
4 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 10 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Digital Transformation
4 3 (12.00%) Transformation Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) C Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) REST
1 10 (40.00%) Web Services
2 8 (32.00%) .NET
3 5 (20.00%) CSS
3 5 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (12.00%) jQuery
4 3 (12.00%) WCF
5 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.00%) HTML5
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Digital Media
1 10 (40.00%) DTV
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (40.00%) API Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Test Management
4 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (12.00%) MVC
5 3 (12.00%) SDLC
5 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Coaching
7 1 (4.00%) Defect Management
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps
7 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (60.00%) Java
3 11 (44.00%) Python
4 10 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 10 (40.00%) Perl
5 4 (16.00%) C#
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) C++
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
Newport, Gwent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago