The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Torfaen region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank - 21 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen - 1.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £25,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34 48 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 82.93% 77.42% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34 48 33
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +37.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
South Wales

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) OOD

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (33.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) B2B
3 1 (33.33%) B2C
3 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA