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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 80 89 96
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 25 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.79% 0.66% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 0.82% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 3
Average salary £31,000 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.72% -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
1137 981 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.62% 80.61% 74.30%
Number of salaries quoted 938 827 828
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £36,100
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -3.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 +5 25 £31,000 +12.72% 1
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (40.00%) Degree
2 15 (37.50%) ISEB
3 14 (35.00%) C#
3 14 (35.00%) .NET
4 13 (32.50%) QA
5 12 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 12 (30.00%) Validation
5 12 (30.00%) Banking
5 12 (30.00%) Finance
5 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (30.00%) Perl
5 12 (30.00%) Linux
5 12 (30.00%) Python
6 11 (27.50%) Windows
6 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
7 10 (25.00%) C++
7 10 (25.00%) C
7 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 9 (22.50%) Mac OS
8 9 (22.50%) Ruby
8 9 (22.50%) Ajax
8 9 (22.50%) Web 2.0
8 9 (22.50%) Build Automation
8 9 (22.50%) People Management
8 9 (22.50%) CSS
8 9 (22.50%) HTML
8 9 (22.50%) OO
8 9 (22.50%) Firmware
8 9 (22.50%) Embedded C

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
1 1 (2.50%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) RFID
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Selenium
2 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.00%) JMeter
3 3 (7.50%) Subversion
3 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
1 12 (30.00%) Banking
2 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
3 9 (22.50%) Electronics
4 2 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Analyst
1 19 (47.50%) Test Analyst
2 13 (32.50%) Senior Analyst
2 13 (32.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Software Development Manager
3 9 (22.50%) Development Manager
3 9 (22.50%) Software Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Tester
6 2 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) QA Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior QA Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) .NET
2 9 (22.50%) CSS
2 9 (22.50%) Ajax
2 9 (22.50%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) REST
3 3 (7.50%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) JSON
4 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (22.50%) Web 2.0
3 3 (7.50%) DTV
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
3 9 (22.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Validation
3 9 (22.50%) OO
3 9 (22.50%) Build Automation
3 9 (22.50%) People Management
4 6 (15.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Test Management
6 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (7.50%) Scrum
6 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Load Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma
7 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Test Planning
7 2 (5.00%) User Stories
8 1 (2.50%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) C#
2 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (30.00%) Perl
2 12 (30.00%) Python
3 10 (25.00%) C++
3 10 (25.00%) C
4 9 (22.50%) Embedded C
4 9 (22.50%) Embedded C++
4 9 (22.50%) Ruby
5 6 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.50%) Java
6 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Degree
2 15 (37.50%) ISEB
3 12 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) QA
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (2.50%) Telerik
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago