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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 80 86 87
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.79% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +10.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,375 £34,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -0.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
821 777 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 81.13% 74.35% 70.67%
Number of salaries quoted 687 699 598
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,772 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 8 £27,500 - 1
Automation Testing
Wales

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (50.00%) XML
2 7 (38.89%) Scrum
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 7 (38.89%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
2 7 (38.89%) BDD
3 6 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 6 (33.33%) JBehave
3 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 6 (33.33%) Build Automation
3 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Maven
3 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (33.33%) QA
3 6 (33.33%) Selenium
3 6 (33.33%) Groovy
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) OO
3 6 (33.33%) ISEB
3 6 (33.33%) Firmware
3 6 (33.33%) RFID
3 6 (33.33%) Electronics
3 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 5 (27.78%) REST
4 5 (27.78%) XQuery

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (33.33%) RFID
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) JBehave
1 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 6 (33.33%) Maven
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
1 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 5 (27.78%) Hudson
3 1 (5.56%) Calabash
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
1 6 (33.33%) Electronics
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Test Analyst
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Senior Test Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
3 6 (33.33%) Software Manager
3 6 (33.33%) Software Test Manager
3 6 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 6 (33.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) XML
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
3 5 (27.78%) REST
3 5 (27.78%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 6 (33.33%) Firmware
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Mac OS
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Android
3 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Scrum
1 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
1 7 (38.89%) BDD
2 6 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 6 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Code Coverage
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) B2B
6 1 (5.56%) B2C
6 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) Groovy
3 5 (27.78%) XQuery
3 5 (27.78%) XPath
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) T-Plan
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - excellent company benefits
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