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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 66 79 85
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 40 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.09% 2.13% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 2.60% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 18
Median salary £39,250 £35,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.56% +16.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £30,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £37,650
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Automated Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1128 1078 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 87.24% 81.98% 80.50%
Number of salaries quoted 975 936 833
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Wales region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Wales

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Wales

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 24 £33,500 -21.17%
West Wales +2 15 £40,000 +28.00% 1
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Wales region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 43 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.88%) SQL
3 26 (45.61%) Scrum
4 25 (43.86%) .NET
5 22 (38.60%) HTML
5 22 (38.60%) Git (software)
6 21 (36.84%) C#
6 21 (36.84%) SQL Server
6 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET
6 21 (36.84%) MVC
7 20 (35.09%) Web Services
7 20 (35.09%) WCF
7 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 18 (31.58%) Web Development
10 17 (29.82%) Kanban
11 16 (28.07%) Finance
11 16 (28.07%) SDLC
12 14 (24.56%) Selenium
12 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
12 14 (24.56%) CSS
12 14 (24.56%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (22.81%) .NET Framework
14 11 (19.30%) NHibernate
14 11 (19.30%) jQuery
14 11 (19.30%) RESTful
14 11 (19.30%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (19.30%) Mobile App
14 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET Web API

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.28%) IIS
2 5 (8.77%) CMS
2 5 (8.77%) nginx
3 1 (1.75%) Confluence
3 1 (1.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.56%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.77%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.75%) IaaS
4 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) HTTPS
1 5 (8.77%) SSL
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (38.60%) Git (software)
2 14 (24.56%) Selenium
3 10 (17.54%) Subversion
4 9 (15.79%) Mercurial
5 8 (14.04%) NUnit
5 8 (14.04%) TeamCity
6 7 (12.28%) NMock
7 6 (10.53%) JUnit
8 5 (8.77%) Bitbucket
8 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
8 5 (8.77%) PhantomJS
9 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
10 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
10 3 (5.26%) NetBeans
10 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (3.51%) Calabash
11 2 (3.51%) eggPlant
11 2 (3.51%) IntelliJ
11 2 (3.51%) Robotium
11 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Marketing
3 5 (8.77%) Aerospace
3 5 (8.77%) Welsh Language
4 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.51%) Advertising
5 2 (3.51%) Electronics
5 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Developer
2 18 (31.58%) Analyst
2 18 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 15 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.77%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (8.77%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (8.77%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (8.77%) HTML Developer
7 5 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Web Developer
8 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.86%) .NET
2 22 (38.60%) HTML
3 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (35.09%) WCF
4 20 (35.09%) Web Services
5 14 (24.56%) CSS
6 13 (22.81%) .NET Framework
7 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (19.30%) jQuery
7 11 (19.30%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (19.30%) NHibernate
7 11 (19.30%) RESTful
8 10 (17.54%) WPF
9 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
9 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 9 (15.79%) Entity Framework
9 9 (15.79%) XML
10 7 (12.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (10.53%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Mobile App
2 9 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.28%) Client/Server
4 5 (8.77%) Graphic Design
4 5 (8.77%) User Experience
4 5 (8.77%) Virtual Team
5 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.26%) Fintech
5 3 (5.26%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.75%) Blog
6 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Android
2 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) Scrum
3 21 (36.84%) MVC
4 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (31.58%) Web Development
6 17 (29.82%) Kanban
7 16 (28.07%) SDLC
8 10 (17.54%) Manual Testing
8 10 (17.54%) OO
8 10 (17.54%) OOP
9 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 9 (15.79%) MVVM
9 9 (15.79%) TDD
9 9 (15.79%) Use Case
10 7 (12.28%) Test Scripting
11 6 (10.53%) Analytics
11 6 (10.53%) Automation Testing
11 6 (10.53%) Regression Testing
11 6 (10.53%) Test Automation
11 6 (10.53%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) SQL
2 21 (36.84%) C#
3 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.04%) Java
4 8 (14.04%) Python
5 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.26%) C
5 3 (5.26%) C++
5 3 (5.26%) Korn
5 3 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 3 (5.26%) Perl
5 3 (5.26%) PHP
5 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
1 3 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) PayPal
3 2 (3.51%) SAP
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