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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
UK / Wales
Rank 69 67 89
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 27 34 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.40% 2.77% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 3.40% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 14
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +13.33%

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
969 1001 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 85.98% 81.45% 80.74%
Number of salaries quoted 827 879 934
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales -2 14 £40,000 +45.45% 1
South Wales -2 13 £33,500 -10.66% 1
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 47 (75.81%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (56.45%) SQL
3 29 (46.77%) Scrum
3 29 (46.77%) .NET
4 25 (40.32%) SQL Server
4 25 (40.32%) C#
4 25 (40.32%) HTML
4 25 (40.32%) ASP.NET
4 25 (40.32%) Git (software)
5 24 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (38.71%) Web Services
5 24 (38.71%) MVC
5 24 (38.71%) WCF
6 22 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (33.87%) Kanban
7 21 (33.87%) Web Development
8 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
9 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
9 17 (27.42%) .NET Framework
9 17 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (24.19%) Subversion
10 15 (24.19%) NHibernate
10 15 (24.19%) OO
11 14 (22.58%) Windows
11 14 (22.58%) OOP
11 14 (22.58%) Finance
11 14 (22.58%) WPF
11 14 (22.58%) RESTful
11 14 (22.58%) Mercurial

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.29%) IIS
2 4 (6.45%) CMS
2 4 (6.45%) nginx
3 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.61%) Confluence
4 1 (1.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.61%) IaaS
4 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) HTTPS
1 4 (6.45%) SSL
2 2 (3.23%) Skype
2 2 (3.23%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.23%) WebEx
3 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (40.32%) Git (software)
2 15 (24.19%) Subversion
3 14 (22.58%) Mercurial
4 13 (20.97%) Selenium
5 8 (12.90%) NUnit
5 8 (12.90%) TeamCity
6 7 (11.29%) NMock
7 5 (8.06%) JUnit
8 4 (6.45%) Bitbucket
8 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
8 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
8 4 (6.45%) PhantomJS
9 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.84%) NetBeans
9 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.23%) IntelliJ
10 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.61%) eggPlant
11 1 (1.61%) JIRA
11 1 (1.61%) JMeter
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Marketing
3 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.45%) Aerospace
4 4 (6.45%) Welsh Language
5 2 (3.23%) Billing
5 2 (3.23%) Electronics
5 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) Developer
2 19 (30.65%) Analyst
2 19 (30.65%) C# Developer
2 19 (30.65%) Test Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Senior Test Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.06%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (8.06%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (8.06%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (8.06%) HTML Developer
6 5 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Django Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.77%) .NET
2 25 (40.32%) ASP.NET
2 25 (40.32%) HTML
3 24 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 24 (38.71%) WCF
3 24 (38.71%) Web Services
4 17 (27.42%) .NET Framework
5 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (24.19%) NHibernate
6 14 (22.58%) RESTful
6 14 (22.58%) WPF
7 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 13 (20.97%) CSS
7 13 (20.97%) Entity Framework
7 13 (20.97%) XML
8 11 (17.74%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (16.13%) jQuery
10 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
11 7 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (8.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Mobile App
2 13 (20.97%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (11.29%) Client/Server
5 5 (8.06%) User Experience
6 4 (6.45%) Graphic Design
6 4 (6.45%) Virtual Team
7 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.84%) N-Tier
8 2 (3.23%) Fintech
9 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.61%) Blog
9 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Android
2 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (75.81%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) Scrum
3 24 (38.71%) MVC
4 22 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (33.87%) Kanban
5 21 (33.87%) Web Development
6 15 (24.19%) OO
7 14 (22.58%) OOP
8 13 (20.97%) MVVM
8 13 (20.97%) Use Case
9 12 (19.35%) SDLC
10 10 (16.13%) Manual Testing
11 8 (12.90%) Automation Testing
11 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
12 7 (11.29%) Regression Testing
12 7 (11.29%) TDD
13 6 (9.68%) Defect Management
13 6 (9.68%) Exploratory Testing
13 6 (9.68%) Test Management
13 6 (9.68%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 35 (56.45%) SQL
2 25 (40.32%) C#
3 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.90%) Java
5 7 (11.29%) Python
6 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.84%) C
6 3 (4.84%) C++
6 3 (4.84%) Korn
6 3 (4.84%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.84%) Perl
6 3 (4.84%) PHP
6 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
1 3 (4.84%) ISEB
2 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) PayPal
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco
3 2 (3.23%) SAP
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