The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 76 68 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 22 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.79% 2.33% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 3.18% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 16
Average salary £31,500 £31,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £37,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
977 911 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 79.56% 73.23% 69.58%
Number of salaries quoted 826 807 693
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -3 16 £30,000 +15.38% 6
West Wales - 6 £33,000 -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (51.06%) Test Strategy
2 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (40.43%) Test Scripting
4 18 (38.30%) ISEB
5 16 (34.04%) Selenium
6 14 (29.79%) ISTQB
6 14 (29.79%) Web Services
7 13 (27.66%) SOAP
7 13 (27.66%) Java
7 13 (27.66%) QA
7 13 (27.66%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (25.53%) Maven
8 12 (25.53%) Finance
9 11 (23.40%) Scrum
9 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
9 11 (23.40%) Software Testing
9 11 (23.40%) SoapUI
10 10 (21.28%) BDD
10 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
10 10 (21.28%) XML
10 10 (21.28%) SQL
11 9 (19.15%) Groovy
11 9 (19.15%) WebDriver
11 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
11 9 (19.15%) Mobile App
12 8 (17.02%) JBehave
12 8 (17.02%) REST
12 8 (17.02%) Performance Testing
12 8 (17.02%) C#
13 7 (14.89%) .NET

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Selenium
2 12 (25.53%) Maven
3 11 (23.40%) SoapUI
4 9 (19.15%) WebDriver
4 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
5 8 (17.02%) JBehave
6 7 (14.89%) Hudson
7 5 (10.64%) Ant
7 5 (10.64%) JUnit
7 5 (10.64%) JIRA
8 4 (8.51%) CruiseControl
9 2 (4.26%) Gerrit
9 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
9 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
9 2 (4.26%) FitNesse
9 2 (4.26%) Subversion
9 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
9 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
9 2 (4.26%) JMeter
10 1 (2.13%) Apache Ivy
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Advertising
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 33 (70.21%) Analyst
2 29 (61.70%) Test Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Senior Test Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Test Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Automated Test Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Team Leader
8 3 (6.38%) Technical Test Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) QA Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.26%) J2EE Team Leader
9 2 (4.26%) Web Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Web Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) Web Services
2 13 (27.66%) SOAP
3 10 (21.28%) XML
4 8 (17.02%) REST
5 7 (14.89%) .NET
5 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
6 6 (12.77%) WinForms
7 4 (8.51%) Spring
7 4 (8.51%) J2EE
8 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.38%) HTML
8 3 (6.38%) Ajax
9 2 (4.26%) JSON
9 2 (4.26%) Spring MVC
9 2 (4.26%) Java EE
9 2 (4.26%) JMX
10 1 (2.13%) XHTML
10 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.13%) CSS
10 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Android
2 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Test Strategy
2 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (40.43%) Test Scripting
4 13 (27.66%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (23.40%) Scrum
5 11 (23.40%) Software Testing
6 10 (21.28%) BDD
6 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.02%) Performance Testing
8 7 (14.89%) System Testing
9 6 (12.77%) TDD
9 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
9 6 (12.77%) Automation Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Regression Testing
10 5 (10.64%) SOA
10 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
11 4 (8.51%) OO
11 4 (8.51%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) Groovy
4 8 (17.02%) C#
5 7 (14.89%) XQuery
5 7 (14.89%) XPath
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) ISEB
2 14 (29.79%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
1 3 (6.38%) T-Plan
2 2 (4.26%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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CPS Group
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago