The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation 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 Test Automation over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 88 67 81
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 12 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.99% 1.32% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.65% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 3
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Test Automation
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
978 667 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.69% 79.88% 75.70%
Number of salaries quoted 849 555 630
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Test Automation
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in South Wales

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in South Wales

Test Automation
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 Test Automation within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
Torfaen -14 6 £37,500 +15.38%
Monmouthshire -6 3 £40,000 +36.75%
Cardiff -21 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Test Automation
Wales

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) DTV
4 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (37.50%) QA
6 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 8 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) Java
7 7 (29.17%) C#
7 7 (29.17%) .NET
7 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Android
7 7 (29.17%) Selenium
8 6 (25.00%) WPF
8 6 (25.00%) iPhone
8 6 (25.00%) Test Management
8 6 (25.00%) iPad
8 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (25.00%) WinForms
8 6 (25.00%) C++
9 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
9 5 (20.83%) Perl
9 5 (20.83%) SAP
9 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
9 5 (20.83%) Linux
9 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (20.83%) Programme Management
9 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.67%) IGMP
2 4 (16.67%) RTSP
2 4 (16.67%) Multicast
2 4 (16.67%) SNMP
3 2 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.33%) JUnit
4 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.17%) JBehave
5 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.17%) MSTest
5 1 (4.17%) Mocha
5 1 (4.17%) JMeter
5 1 (4.17%) PhantomJS
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.83%) Electronics
2 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
5 4 (16.67%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Tester
6 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) WinForms
2 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (25.00%) WPF
3 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) XML
5 2 (8.33%) SOAP
5 2 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) DTV
2 6 (25.00%) iPhone
2 6 (25.00%) iPad
3 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Android
3 5 (20.83%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Test Management
6 5 (20.83%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.83%) MVC
6 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 5 (20.83%) Programme Management
7 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
1 7 (29.17%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) C++
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) Perl
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) Korn
5 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 3 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby
6 2 (8.33%) Erlang
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) SAP
1 5 (20.83%) Xamarin
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) TOWER Software
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago