The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 25 27
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen - 1.54% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.64% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
29 61 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 63.04% 93.85% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 56 70
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £42,950
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

The demand trend of job ads across the Torfaen region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Torfaen

Test Automation
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Test Automation
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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python