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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 93 72 73
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.11% 1.92% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 2.37% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 8
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £27,213
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% +6.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £24,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,650 £29,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1078 844 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 79.56% 81.00% 73.23%
Number of salaries quoted 934 730 689
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,051 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 14 £32,500 +16.07% 3
North Wales - 1 £38,000 -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) ISEB
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) Manual Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
5 9 (31.03%) Web Services
6 8 (27.59%) Scrum
6 8 (27.59%) C#
6 8 (27.59%) .NET
6 8 (27.59%) Performance Testing
6 8 (27.59%) QA
7 7 (24.14%) JIRA
7 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
7 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
7 7 (24.14%) Linux
8 6 (20.69%) Java
8 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
8 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
9 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Selenium
9 5 (17.24%) VirtualBox
9 5 (17.24%) T-Plan
9 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (17.24%) Advertising
9 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
9 5 (17.24%) XML
10 4 (13.79%) UNIX
10 4 (13.79%) Informix
10 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
10 4 (13.79%) SOAP

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.45%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Informix
1 4 (13.79%) MySQL
1 4 (13.79%) Big Data
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) JIRA
2 5 (17.24%) Selenium
2 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
3 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
4 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.34%) Subversion
4 3 (10.34%) JMeter
5 2 (6.90%) JUnit
5 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.45%) TestLink
6 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
6 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
6 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (17.24%) Advertising
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Welsh Language
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
1 14 (48.28%) Test Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Test Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Database Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Manual Tester
5 2 (6.90%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Web Services
2 8 (27.59%) .NET
3 5 (17.24%) XML
4 4 (13.79%) SOAP
5 3 (10.34%) WinForms
5 3 (10.34%) HTML
6 1 (3.45%) jQuery
6 1 (3.45%) CSS
6 1 (3.45%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) DTV
3 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) UNIX
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) CentOS
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Manual Testing
2 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
3 8 (27.59%) Scrum
3 8 (27.59%) Performance Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
4 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.79%) BDD
7 4 (13.79%) Mobile Marketing
8 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Load Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.34%) TDD
9 2 (6.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) Perl
5 3 (10.34%) Korn
5 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) Groovy
7 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) ISEB
2 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
3 4 (13.79%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) T-Plan
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Telerik
4 1 (3.45%) Hyland
4 1 (3.45%) Perforce
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