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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 67 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 32 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.43% 1.61% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 2.16% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 4
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
961 972 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 72.91% 74.65% 70.62%
Number of salaries quoted 841 867 640
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,625
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +5 30 £30,000 -7.69% 2
West Wales - 1 - - 2
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 43 (71.67%) Test Scripting
2 40 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 27 (45.00%) ISTQB
4 25 (41.67%) ISEB
5 23 (38.33%) JIRA
6 21 (35.00%) Software Testing
6 21 (35.00%) VirtualBox
6 21 (35.00%) T-Plan
7 16 (26.67%) Finance
7 16 (26.67%) Test Automation
8 14 (23.33%) Java
8 14 (23.33%) Selenium
9 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
10 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (20.00%) Performance Testing
11 11 (18.33%) Maven
11 11 (18.33%) Groovy
11 11 (18.33%) SoapUI
11 11 (18.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (16.67%) Ant
12 10 (16.67%) WebDriver
13 9 (15.00%) JUnit
13 9 (15.00%) TDD
13 9 (15.00%) CruiseControl
13 9 (15.00%) Mobile App
14 8 (13.33%) Regression Testing
14 8 (13.33%) Welsh Language
14 8 (13.33%) Security Testing
15 7 (11.67%) SQL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (8.33%) MS Office
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
1 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.33%) SSL
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (38.33%) JIRA
2 14 (23.33%) Selenium
3 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
4 11 (18.33%) Maven
4 11 (18.33%) SoapUI
5 10 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 10 (16.67%) Ant
6 9 (15.00%) JUnit
6 9 (15.00%) CruiseControl
7 6 (10.00%) JBehave
8 4 (6.67%) Subversion
8 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
9 3 (5.00%) Mercurial
9 3 (5.00%) Calabash
10 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
10 2 (3.33%) Hudson
10 2 (3.33%) Gerrit
11 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Welsh Language
3 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.67%) Advertising
5 3 (5.00%) Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Analyst
1 29 (48.33%) Test Analyst
2 21 (35.00%) Test Engineer
3 17 (28.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 17 (28.33%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (21.67%) Senior Test Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Tester
6 5 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Test Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Automated Test Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Tester
8 2 (3.33%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.33%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) Web Services
2 5 (8.33%) WinForms
2 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.67%) SOAP
4 2 (3.33%) HTML
4 2 (3.33%) XML
4 2 (3.33%) JSON
5 1 (1.67%) JPA
5 1 (1.67%) RESTful
5 1 (1.67%) REST
5 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.67%) Java EE
5 1 (1.67%) JSF
5 1 (1.67%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) DTV
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) UNIX
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (71.67%) Test Scripting
2 40 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 21 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 16 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (15.00%) TDD
8 8 (13.33%) Security Testing
8 8 (13.33%) Regression Testing
9 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (11.67%) System Testing
9 7 (11.67%) BDD
10 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (10.00%) SOA
11 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
11 5 (8.33%) Scrum
11 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
12 4 (6.67%) Test Management
13 3 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) Java
2 11 (18.33%) Groovy
3 7 (11.67%) SQL
4 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (3.33%) XPath
6 2 (3.33%) XQuery
7 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (45.00%) ISTQB
2 25 (41.67%) ISEB
3 11 (18.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.00%) Degree
5 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 21 (35.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) T-Plan
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Perforce
4 1 (1.67%) Telerik
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