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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 15 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 11.67% 3.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.91% 3.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £32,500 £30,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% -
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
44 53 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 73.33% 86.89% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 43 48 46
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 +7 7 £32,500 +6.55%
Automated Testing
South Wales

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Manual Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Marketing
3 9 (75.00%) Advertising
3 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (75.00%) Mobile Marketing
4 8 (66.67%) Big Data
4 8 (66.67%) PaaS
4 8 (66.67%) Data Mining
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
5 7 (58.33%) Web Services
5 7 (58.33%) UNIX
5 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
6 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (50.00%) ISEB
6 6 (50.00%) Perl
6 6 (50.00%) PHP
6 6 (50.00%) Python
6 6 (50.00%) Ruby
6 6 (50.00%) Selenium
7 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 4 (33.33%) QA
7 4 (33.33%) SDLC
8 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle
9 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (8.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Data Mining
1 8 (66.67%) Big Data
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Informix
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Zephyr
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (75.00%) Advertising
1 9 (75.00%) Marketing
2 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
2 10 (83.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Manual Testing
3 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (75.00%) Mobile Marketing
4 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Scrum
8 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
1 6 (50.00%) PHP
1 6 (50.00%) Python
1 6 (50.00%) Ruby
1 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft