The first table below looks at the demand for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 84 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 21 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.56% 1.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 0
Average salary £29,129 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.32% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1004 938 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.81% 73.17% 71.40%
Number of salaries quoted 882 836 622
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 August 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 -1 20 £29,129 -10.37% 1
West Wales - 1 £30,000 - 1
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 13 (43.33%) Scrum
2 12 (40.00%) ISEB
3 9 (30.00%) Banking
3 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (30.00%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 9 (30.00%) BDD
3 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (26.67%) Linux
4 8 (26.67%) Validation
4 8 (26.67%) TDD
4 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
4 8 (26.67%) Degree
5 7 (23.33%) Selenium
5 7 (23.33%) Web Services
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (20.00%) JIRA
6 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) Finance
6 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 6 (20.00%) Android
7 5 (16.67%) Groovy
7 5 (16.67%) Mac OS
7 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 5 (16.67%) SoapUI
7 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
7 5 (16.67%) Build Automation
7 5 (16.67%) Electronics
7 5 (16.67%) Multimedia

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) RFID
2 3 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Selenium
2 6 (20.00%) JIRA
3 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 4 (13.33%) Calabash
4 4 (13.33%) JBehave
5 3 (10.00%) eggPlant
5 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (10.00%) JUnit
6 2 (6.67%) Robotium
7 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
7 1 (3.33%) Subversion
7 1 (3.33%) Maven
7 1 (3.33%) Ant
General
1 9 (30.00%) Banking
1 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Electronics
3 5 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Test Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Software Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Software Test Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Development Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Graduate
6 1 (3.33%) Junior
6 1 (3.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) SOAP
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (16.67%) Firmware
3 4 (13.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.33%) Open Source
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (20.00%) Android
4 5 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 4 (13.33%) UNIX
6 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Scrum
2 9 (30.00%) BDD
2 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 8 (26.67%) Validation
3 8 (26.67%) TDD
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Build Automation
5 5 (16.67%) OO
5 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 4 (13.33%) B2B
6 4 (13.33%) B2C
6 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.33%) User Stories
7 2 (6.67%) Android Development
7 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) Groovy
4 4 (13.33%) C++
4 4 (13.33%) Korn
4 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.00%) Ruby
5 3 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) ISEB
2 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 8 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) T-Plan
2 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
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