The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Torfaen region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - - 12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen - - 12.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34 48 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 82.93% 77.42% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34 48 33
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +37.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Automation
South Wales

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) iPad
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) MKS
4 1 (25.00%) CSS

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) MKS