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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 74 85 83
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 23 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.80% 1.26% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.61% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 4
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £39,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
960 1059 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.06% 78.44% 70.37%
Number of salaries quoted 794 946 705
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
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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
South Wales +23 22 £30,250 +1.68% 1
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 40 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 38 (67.86%) Test Strategy
3 31 (55.36%) Mentoring
4 23 (41.07%) ISTQB
4 23 (41.07%) JIRA
5 22 (39.29%) VirtualBox
5 22 (39.29%) T-Plan
6 21 (37.50%) ISEB
7 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (33.93%) Software Testing
9 15 (26.79%) Selenium
10 14 (25.00%) Finance
10 14 (25.00%) Java
11 12 (21.43%) Performance Testing
11 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
11 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
12 10 (17.86%) SoapUI
12 10 (17.86%) Groovy
12 10 (17.86%) Maven
13 9 (16.07%) WebDriver
13 9 (16.07%) Ant
13 9 (16.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (14.29%) Mobile App
14 8 (14.29%) JUnit
14 8 (14.29%) TDD
14 8 (14.29%) CruiseControl
14 8 (14.29%) Welsh Language
14 8 (14.29%) Security Testing
15 7 (12.50%) BDD

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) SSL
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) SSH
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (41.07%) JIRA
2 15 (26.79%) Selenium
3 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 10 (17.86%) Maven
4 10 (17.86%) SoapUI
5 9 (16.07%) WebDriver
5 9 (16.07%) Ant
6 8 (14.29%) JUnit
6 8 (14.29%) CruiseControl
7 5 (8.93%) JBehave
8 3 (5.36%) Calabash
8 3 (5.36%) Subversion
8 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
8 3 (5.36%) Appium
9 2 (3.57%) TestLink
9 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
9 2 (3.57%) JMeter
9 2 (3.57%) Spock
9 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.79%) Hudson
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Welsh Language
3 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.14%) Advertising
5 3 (5.36%) Banking
6 2 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Analyst
1 26 (46.43%) Test Analyst
2 18 (32.14%) Test Engineer
3 17 (30.36%) Senior Test Analyst
3 17 (30.36%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (23.21%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Tester
5 5 (8.93%) Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Test Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Web Services
2 3 (5.36%) SOAP
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) EJB
3 1 (1.79%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) WinForms
3 1 (1.79%) JSF
3 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.79%) Java EE
3 1 (1.79%) JSON
3 1 (1.79%) JPA
3 1 (1.79%) RESTful
3 1 (1.79%) REST
3 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.71%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) DTV
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) UNIX
1 1 (1.79%) Linux
1 1 (1.79%) Android
1 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 38 (67.86%) Test Strategy
3 31 (55.36%) Mentoring
4 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (33.93%) Software Testing
6 12 (21.43%) Performance Testing
6 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 8 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 8 (14.29%) TDD
8 7 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 7 (12.50%) BDD
9 6 (10.71%) Scrum
10 5 (8.93%) SOA
10 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (8.93%) System Testing
11 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis
12 3 (5.36%) Information Security
12 3 (5.36%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) Java
2 10 (17.86%) Groovy
3 7 (12.50%) SQL
4 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) Scala
5 1 (1.79%) XQuery
5 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.79%) XPath
5 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) ISTQB
2 21 (37.50%) ISEB
3 9 (16.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 22 (39.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) T-Plan
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) HP
4 2 (3.57%) Perforce
5 1 (1.79%) Telerik
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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