The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 18 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 6.67% 1.64% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 1.89% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £24,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Automation 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%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Torfaen

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 4 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 +5 4 £35,000 +45.83%
Automation Testing
South Wales

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) Test Management
3 5 (71.43%) REST
3 5 (71.43%) Digital Media
3 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (71.43%) API Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Subversion
3 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) DTV
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Scalability Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) VBScript

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
2 4 (57.14%) Software Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) DTV
1 5 (71.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (71.43%) API Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scalability Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) Python
1 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Telerik