The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 87 80 99
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 11 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.85% 1.78% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 2.12% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 10
Median salary £30,000 £32,800 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +3.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,129 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £45,950
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
Automation 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
1056 1131 1090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.92% 84.09% 83.46%
Number of salaries quoted 899 946 933
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Wales region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Wales

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Wales

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Wales -11 11 £30,000 -8.53%
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (48.00%) Java
4 9 (36.00%) .NET
4 9 (36.00%) Linux
5 8 (32.00%) Python
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (28.00%) Digital Media
6 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (28.00%) REST
6 7 (28.00%) API Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Subversion
6 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (28.00%) Test Management
6 7 (28.00%) Web Services
6 7 (28.00%) Perl
6 7 (28.00%) DTV
7 6 (24.00%) HTML
7 6 (24.00%) CSS
8 5 (20.00%) Scrum
8 5 (20.00%) Selenium
8 5 (20.00%) C#
8 5 (20.00%) SQL
8 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) ISEB
8 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure

Automation 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 2 (8.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) GitHub
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (28.00%) Subversion
2 5 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (16.00%) JMeter
4 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Digital Transformation
5 3 (12.00%) Software Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Transformation Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Manual Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Tester
7 1 (4.00%) C/C++ Developer
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Scripter
7 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) REST
2 7 (28.00%) Web Services
3 6 (24.00%) CSS
3 6 (24.00%) HTML
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (16.00%) jQuery
4 4 (16.00%) WCF
5 3 (12.00%) JSON
6 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Digital Media
1 7 (28.00%) DTV
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (28.00%) API Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Test Management
4 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) SDLC
6 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.00%) Defect Management
7 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.00%) DevOps
8 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.00%) ITIL
8 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) Python
4 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (28.00%) Perl
5 5 (20.00%) C#
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (8.00%) C
8 1 (4.00%) C++
8 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) VMware