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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 84 87 83
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 17 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.32% 1.16% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.46% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 8
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £23,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £53,500 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
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
965 1094 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.86% 79.16% 71.09%
Number of salaries quoted 791 976 731
Average salary £36,000 £35,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.40% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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
(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 +11 17 £32,500 +16.07% 2
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 35 (68.63%) Test Scripting
2 30 (58.82%) Test Strategy
3 27 (52.94%) Mentoring
4 21 (41.18%) JIRA
5 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (37.25%) ISTQB
6 19 (37.25%) VirtualBox
6 19 (37.25%) T-Plan
7 18 (35.29%) Software Testing
8 17 (33.33%) ISEB
9 15 (29.41%) Java
10 13 (25.49%) Selenium
10 13 (25.49%) Performance Testing
11 12 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (21.57%) SoapUI
12 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
13 10 (19.61%) Finance
13 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
14 9 (17.65%) Groovy
14 9 (17.65%) Maven
15 8 (15.69%) WebDriver
15 8 (15.69%) SQL
15 8 (15.69%) Ant
15 8 (15.69%) Web Services
15 8 (15.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 7 (13.73%) Mobile App
16 7 (13.73%) JUnit
16 7 (13.73%) TDD
16 7 (13.73%) BDD
16 7 (13.73%) CruiseControl

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (1.96%) JBoss
1 1 (1.96%) Apache
1 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
1 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) Big Data
2 1 (1.96%) Informix
2 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) JIRA
2 13 (25.49%) Selenium
3 11 (21.57%) SoapUI
3 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
4 9 (17.65%) Maven
5 8 (15.69%) Ant
5 8 (15.69%) WebDriver
6 7 (13.73%) JUnit
6 7 (13.73%) CruiseControl
7 4 (7.84%) JBehave
8 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.88%) Appium
8 3 (5.88%) TestLink
8 3 (5.88%) JMeter
8 3 (5.88%) Calabash
9 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.92%) Subversion
9 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.96%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Welsh Language
3 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.88%) Advertising
4 3 (5.88%) Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Analyst
1 20 (39.22%) Test Analyst
2 19 (37.25%) Test Engineer
3 15 (29.41%) Senior Analyst
3 15 (29.41%) Senior Test Analyst
4 12 (23.53%) Senior Test Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Tester
6 5 (9.80%) Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Tester
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) QA Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.92%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) Web Services
2 5 (9.80%) SOAP
3 3 (5.88%) XML
4 2 (3.92%) .NET
5 1 (1.96%) EJB
5 1 (1.96%) HTML
5 1 (1.96%) DOM
5 1 (1.96%) JSF
5 1 (1.96%) Java EE
5 1 (1.96%) JPA
5 1 (1.96%) RESTful
5 1 (1.96%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.76%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.88%) DTV
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) SUSE
2 1 (1.96%) Android
2 1 (1.96%) CentOS
2 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) Test Scripting
2 30 (58.82%) Test Strategy
3 27 (52.94%) Mentoring
4 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (35.29%) Software Testing
6 13 (25.49%) Performance Testing
7 12 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
9 7 (13.73%) BDD
9 7 (13.73%) Security Testing
9 7 (13.73%) TDD
10 6 (11.76%) Regression Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Scrum
11 5 (9.80%) Manual Testing
12 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (7.84%) SOA
13 3 (5.88%) Information Security
13 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
13 3 (5.88%) Load Testing
13 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) Java
2 9 (17.65%) Groovy
3 8 (15.69%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) Scala
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.96%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) ISTQB
2 17 (33.33%) ISEB
3 8 (15.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 19 (37.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) T-Plan
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) HP
3 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.92%) Perforce
4 1 (1.96%) Telerik
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