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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 99 81 91
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 4 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 1.75% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 2.09% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 11
Median salary £32,000 £34,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.24% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £29,900 £29,129
10% offered a salary of more than £42,850 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
1132 1194 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 87.68% 83.38% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 964 1021 874
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -13 4 £32,000 -7.24% 6
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Selenium
3 6 (50.00%) QA
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) ISEB
5 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 2 (16.67%) SaaS
7 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
7 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (16.67%) JMeter
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Advertising
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
7 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 1 (8.33%) User Stories
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (8.33%) Mentoring

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) JMeter
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) Hudson
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (16.67%) Advertising
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) QA Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Manual Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
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