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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 18 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 8.00% 1.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.96% 1.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
67 110 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 89.33% 93.22% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 59 102 33
Median salary £38,000 £45,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.48% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

The demand trend of job ads across the Torfaen region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran +11 6 £37,500 +3.44%
Automated Testing
South Wales

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Torfaen region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 16 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) QA
2 14 (87.50%) Unix
2 14 (87.50%) Linux
3 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (75.00%) Advertising
3 12 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 12 (75.00%) Data Mining
3 12 (75.00%) Marketing
3 12 (75.00%) PaaS
3 12 (75.00%) Big Data
3 12 (75.00%) Mobile Marketing
4 9 (56.25%) Manual Testing
4 9 (56.25%) ISEB
4 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
5 7 (43.75%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
6 5 (31.25%) Apache
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) JUnit
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) JMeter
7 2 (12.50%) BDD
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
7 2 (12.50%) JIRA
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) NUnit

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Big Data
1 12 (75.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) JMeter
1 2 (12.50%) JUnit
1 2 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 12 (75.00%) Advertising
1 12 (75.00%) Marketing
1 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Analyst
1 13 (81.25%) Test Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
1 14 (87.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 12 (75.00%) Mobile Marketing
4 9 (56.25%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) ISEB
1 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (87.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle