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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 84 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 21 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.51% 2.10% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.74% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 21
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1152 985 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.82% 76.65% 78.55%
Number of salaries quoted 972 857 904
Average salary £37,000 £35,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.96% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 -14 17 £33,750 +12.50% 2
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) ISEB
2 22 (53.66%) Software Testing
2 22 (53.66%) Selenium
2 22 (53.66%) Test Automation
3 20 (48.78%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (46.34%) QA
4 19 (46.34%) SQL
5 18 (43.90%) Scrum
6 16 (39.02%) PHP
7 13 (31.71%) Degree
8 12 (29.27%) Manual Testing
8 12 (29.27%) Cucumber
9 11 (26.83%) Test Scripting
9 11 (26.83%) JIRA
9 11 (26.83%) Linux
10 10 (24.39%) HND
10 10 (24.39%) C#
10 10 (24.39%) Web Design
10 10 (24.39%) Behat
10 10 (24.39%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (24.39%) RESTful
11 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
11 9 (21.95%) Mobile Marketing
11 9 (21.95%) Ruby
11 9 (21.95%) Marketing
11 9 (21.95%) Advertising
11 9 (21.95%) Perl
11 9 (21.95%) Web Services
11 9 (21.95%) Python

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) PaaS
2 3 (7.32%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Data Mining
1 8 (19.51%) Big Data
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) Informix
Development Applications
1 22 (53.66%) Selenium
2 12 (29.27%) Cucumber
3 11 (26.83%) JIRA
4 10 (24.39%) Behat
5 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
7 3 (7.32%) Artifactory
7 3 (7.32%) Hudson
7 3 (7.32%) MSBuild
7 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
7 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
7 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (7.32%) JMeter
7 3 (7.32%) Subversion
7 3 (7.32%) Maven
8 1 (2.44%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (21.95%) Advertising
1 9 (21.95%) Marketing
2 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Analyst
2 16 (39.02%) Test Analyst
3 13 (31.71%) QA Analyst
4 11 (26.83%) Quality Analyst
5 10 (24.39%) Tester
6 9 (21.95%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (17.07%) QA Tester
7 7 (17.07%) Automated Tester
7 7 (17.07%) Senior QA Analyst
8 6 (14.63%) Senior QA Tester
8 6 (14.63%) Senior Tester
9 4 (9.76%) Developer
9 4 (9.76%) Test Leader
10 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (7.32%) Software Test Analyst
10 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
10 3 (7.32%) QA Test Analyst
11 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) RESTful
2 9 (21.95%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) .NET
4 3 (7.32%) WinForms
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.32%) WCF
4 3 (7.32%) Entity Framework
4 3 (7.32%) LINQ
5 2 (4.88%) WPF
6 1 (2.44%) JSON
6 1 (2.44%) SOAP
6 1 (2.44%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) jQuery
6 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) UNIX
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) Software Testing
2 22 (53.66%) Test Automation
3 20 (48.78%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (43.90%) Scrum
5 12 (29.27%) Manual Testing
6 11 (26.83%) Test Scripting
7 10 (24.39%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (24.39%) Web Design
8 9 (21.95%) E-Commerce
8 9 (21.95%) Mobile Marketing
9 8 (19.51%) SDLC
10 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
10 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
11 4 (9.76%) OOP
11 4 (9.76%) Load Testing
12 3 (7.32%) MVVM
12 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
12 3 (7.32%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) SQL
2 16 (39.02%) PHP
3 10 (24.39%) C#
4 9 (21.95%) Perl
4 9 (21.95%) Python
4 9 (21.95%) Ruby
4 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
5 7 (17.07%) Java
6 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.32%) Erlang
7 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) ISEB
2 13 (31.71%) Degree
3 10 (24.39%) HND
4 8 (19.51%) ISTQB
5 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (46.34%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
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