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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 27 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 2.20% 1.59% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
86 61 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 94.51% 96.83% 50.72%
Number of salaries quoted 83 60 34
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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 -3 2 £36,250 +11.53%
Test Automation
South Wales

Test Automation
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) DTV
2 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Bug Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) C

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Bug Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB