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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 21 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 11 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 11.22% 3.10% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.09% 3.23% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 1
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
91 124 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 92.86% 96.12% 90.57%
Number of salaries quoted 80 97 47
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 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
Cwmbran +8 11 £37,500 -
Automated Testing
South Wales

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 12 (85.71%) Manual Testing
2 12 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 12 (85.71%) ISEB
3 9 (64.29%) Unix
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) QA
4 7 (50.00%) Marketing
4 7 (50.00%) PaaS
4 7 (50.00%) Big Data
4 7 (50.00%) Mobile Marketing
4 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (50.00%) Data Mining
4 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (50.00%) Advertising
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) SDLC
5 5 (35.71%) Defect Management
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) JIRA
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) NUnit
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 2 (14.29%) JUnit
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Big Data
1 7 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) JMeter
1 2 (14.29%) JUnit
1 2 (14.29%) NUnit
General
1 7 (50.00%) Advertising
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
1 11 (78.57%) Test Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 12 (85.71%) Manual Testing
3 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (50.00%) Mobile Marketing
4 5 (35.71%) Defect Management
4 5 (35.71%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) ISEB
1 12 (85.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle