The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 30 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 1.59% 2.78% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 3.33% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £36,250 £52,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.95% +110.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
South 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 Torfaen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
121 30 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 96.03% 83.33% 79.41%
Number of salaries quoted 96 30 54
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Torfaen region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Torfaen

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 27 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
Cwmbran -16 2 £36,250 -30.95%
Automated Testing
South Wales

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) QA
3 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
4 4 (50.00%) PaaS
4 4 (50.00%) Big Data
4 4 (50.00%) Advertising
4 4 (50.00%) Marketing
4 4 (50.00%) Informix
4 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Perl
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Mobile Marketing
5 3 (37.50%) Cyber Security
5 3 (37.50%) Data Mining
5 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (37.50%) DTV
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) Korn
6 2 (25.00%) Python
6 2 (25.00%) Android
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (25.00%) Software Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
1 4 (50.00%) Informix
1 4 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (50.00%) Advertising
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) DTV
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Cyber Security
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) Korn
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft