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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 85 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 14 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.06% 1.08% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 0
Average salary £29,129 £34,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.95% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
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
961 972 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 72.91% 74.65% 70.62%
Number of salaries quoted 841 867 640
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,625
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 21 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
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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 -2 14 £29,129 -10.37% 1
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 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 12 (41.38%) ISEB
1 12 (41.38%) Scrum
2 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
3 9 (31.03%) Banking
4 8 (27.59%) Windows
4 8 (27.59%) Validation
4 8 (27.59%) TDD
4 8 (27.59%) ISTQB
4 8 (27.59%) Degree
4 8 (27.59%) Selenium
4 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
4 8 (27.59%) BDD
5 7 (24.14%) Linux
6 6 (20.69%) SQL
6 6 (20.69%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) Finance
6 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.69%) JIRA
6 6 (20.69%) Android
6 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
7 5 (17.24%) Multimedia
7 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
7 5 (17.24%) Groovy
7 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
7 5 (17.24%) SoapUI
7 5 (17.24%) User Stories
7 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
8 4 (13.79%) C++

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 4 (13.79%) RFID
2 3 (10.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Selenium
2 6 (20.69%) JIRA
3 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
3 5 (17.24%) SoapUI
4 4 (13.79%) JBehave
5 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
5 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
5 3 (10.34%) Calabash
5 3 (10.34%) eggPlant
5 3 (10.34%) JUnit
6 2 (6.90%) Robotium
7 1 (3.45%) CruiseControl
7 1 (3.45%) Subversion
7 1 (3.45%) Maven
7 1 (3.45%) Ant
7 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
1 9 (31.03%) Banking
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 5 (17.24%) Multimedia
4 4 (13.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Test Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Test Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Software Development Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Software Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Software Test Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Development Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Junior
7 1 (3.45%) Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) SOAP
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
4 2 (6.90%) REST
5 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
1 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.79%) Firmware
2 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) Android
3 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
4 4 (13.79%) UNIX
4 4 (13.79%) Mac OS
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Scrum
2 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
3 8 (27.59%) TDD
3 8 (27.59%) Validation
3 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
3 8 (27.59%) BDD
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) User Stories
6 4 (13.79%) Build Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.79%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) B2B
6 4 (13.79%) B2C
6 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.90%) Android Development
8 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
9 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) Groovy
4 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
4 4 (13.79%) Korn
4 4 (13.79%) C++
5 3 (10.34%) Ruby
5 3 (10.34%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) ISEB
2 8 (27.59%) ISTQB
2 8 (27.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) T-Plan
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) HP
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