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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 79 97 76
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 28 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.12% 0.67% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 0.80% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 14
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +33.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,700 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
1038 1122 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 78.70% 82.93% 83.79%
Number of salaries quoted 899 958 733
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +15 18 £37,500 +7.14% 6
West Wales - 6 £27,500 -
North Wales +11 1 £32,500 -14.47%
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 45 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (42.59%) Scrum
3 21 (38.89%) ISEB
4 20 (37.04%) ISTQB
4 20 (37.04%) Test Scripting
5 17 (31.48%) QA
6 16 (29.63%) Software Testing
6 16 (29.63%) Manual Testing
6 16 (29.63%) SDLC
7 13 (24.07%) Finance
8 11 (20.37%) Unix
8 11 (20.37%) Linux
9 10 (18.52%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (18.52%) Performance Testing
10 9 (16.67%) User Experience
10 9 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 8 (14.81%) TDD
11 8 (14.81%) Selenium
11 8 (14.81%) V-Model
11 8 (14.81%) Waterfall
12 7 (12.96%) PaaS
12 7 (12.96%) Kanban
12 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (12.96%) Big Data
12 7 (12.96%) Mobile Marketing
12 7 (12.96%) Advertising
12 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
12 7 (12.96%) Marketing
12 7 (12.96%) Data Mining

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (1.85%) Node.js
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Big Data
1 7 (12.96%) Data Mining
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Selenium
2 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) JIRA
3 3 (5.56%) Bower
3 3 (5.56%) Grunt
4 2 (3.70%) JMeter
4 2 (3.70%) JUnit
4 2 (3.70%) NUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Ant
5 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.85%) Maven
5 1 (1.85%) Protractor
5 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Advertising
2 7 (12.96%) Marketing
2 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.26%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (68.52%) Analyst
1 37 (68.52%) Test Analyst
2 23 (42.59%) Senior Analyst
2 23 (42.59%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Software Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Software Test Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Scrum Master
6 3 (5.56%) Scrum Master
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.56%) UI Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Web Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Test Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Web Services
2 6 (11.11%) JSON
3 5 (9.26%) HTML
4 4 (7.41%) CSS
5 3 (5.56%) Ajax
5 3 (5.56%) Backbone.js
5 3 (5.56%) LESS
5 3 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (5.56%) WinForms
6 2 (3.70%) .NET
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.70%) HTML5
6 2 (3.70%) XML
7 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Linux
1 11 (20.37%) Unix
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (42.59%) Scrum
3 20 (37.04%) Test Scripting
4 16 (29.63%) Manual Testing
4 16 (29.63%) SDLC
4 16 (29.63%) Software Testing
5 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (18.52%) Non-Functional Testing
5 10 (18.52%) Performance Testing
6 9 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 8 (14.81%) TDD
7 8 (14.81%) V-Model
7 8 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 7 (12.96%) Kanban
8 7 (12.96%) Mobile Marketing
8 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Front End Development
10 5 (9.26%) BDD
10 5 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (9.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) Java
1 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) Python
3 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (38.89%) ISEB
2 20 (37.04%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (31.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle
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