The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 74 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 19 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.66% 1.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 0
Average salary £29,129 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
855 808 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 74.80% 73.32% 73.28%
Number of salaries quoted 771 716 552
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automation Testing
Wales

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 July 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 29 July 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
Cardiff +2 16 £29,129 -10.37%
Torfaen -3 2 £28,500 -16.17%
Newport - 1 £34,000 - 1
Automation Testing
Wales

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (44.44%) ISEB
2 11 (40.74%) Scrum
3 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (33.33%) Banking
3 9 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 8 (29.63%) Validation
4 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
4 8 (29.63%) Degree
5 7 (25.93%) Selenium
5 7 (25.93%) Web Services
5 7 (25.93%) BDD
6 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 6 (22.22%) Linux
6 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) Android
6 6 (22.22%) JIRA
6 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 6 (22.22%) Finance
6 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 5 (18.52%) Electronics
7 5 (18.52%) QA
7 5 (18.52%) OO
7 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Firmware
7 5 (18.52%) RFID
7 5 (18.52%) SoapUI
7 5 (18.52%) Build Automation

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) RFID
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Selenium
2 6 (22.22%) JIRA
3 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
3 5 (18.52%) SoapUI
4 4 (14.81%) JBehave
4 4 (14.81%) Calabash
5 3 (11.11%) eggPlant
5 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 3 (11.11%) JUnit
6 2 (7.41%) Robotium
7 1 (3.70%) CruiseControl
7 1 (3.70%) Subversion
7 1 (3.70%) Maven
7 1 (3.70%) Ant
7 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 9 (33.33%) Banking
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 5 (18.52%) Electronics
4 3 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Senior Test Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Development Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Test Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Software Development Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Software Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Software Test Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Firmware
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
3 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Android
2 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 5 (18.52%) Mac OS
4 4 (14.81%) UNIX
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Scrum
2 9 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 8 (29.63%) Validation
4 7 (25.93%) BDD
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) TDD
6 5 (18.52%) OO
6 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Build Automation
7 4 (14.81%) User Stories
7 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.81%) B2B
7 4 (14.81%) B2C
8 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.41%) Android Development
9 2 (7.41%) iOS Development
10 1 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Groovy
4 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.41%) Korn
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) ISEB
2 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
2 8 (29.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) T-Plan
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
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