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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 1.67% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £29,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
112 34 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 93.33% 80.95% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 98 34 46
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 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 - 2 £29,250 -
Automation Testing
South Wales

Automation Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Telerik
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior QA Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Telerik