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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South Wales / Torfaen
Rank - 27 30
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen - 1.23% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.27% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
20 79 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 50.00% 97.53% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 70 91
Median salary £32,500 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £53,500
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 16 January 2017, 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