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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 79 92 85
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 26 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.84% 1.27% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.59% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 14
Average salary £35,000 £29,129 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.15% -14.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,074 £45,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
1143 1069 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 80.89% 79.60% 73.62%
Number of salaries quoted 922 915 814
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 June 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 29 June 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
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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 +3 26 £35,000 +20.15% 1
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 35 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (38.00%) Perl
3 19 (38.00%) Python
3 19 (38.00%) Linux
4 17 (34.00%) ISEB
5 16 (32.00%) Java
5 16 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (30.00%) C#
7 14 (28.00%) Test Automation
8 13 (26.00%) Bash Shell
8 13 (26.00%) Test Management
8 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
8 13 (26.00%) REST
8 13 (26.00%) API Testing
8 13 (26.00%) Web Services
8 13 (26.00%) DTV
8 13 (26.00%) Subversion
9 12 (24.00%) .NET
9 12 (24.00%) Selenium
10 11 (22.00%) QA
10 11 (22.00%) ISTQB
10 11 (22.00%) Degree
10 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
10 11 (22.00%) Finance
11 8 (16.00%) Banking
11 8 (16.00%) Validation
11 8 (16.00%) JMeter
11 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (16.00%) Software Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) DB2
2 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Subversion
1 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (24.00%) Selenium
3 8 (16.00%) JMeter
4 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.00%) Artifactory
5 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.00%) Maven
5 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.00%) Toad
6 1 (2.00%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Electronics
4 3 (6.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Analyst
1 17 (34.00%) Test Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Tester
2 11 (22.00%) Test Leader
3 10 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 9 (18.00%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Software Development Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Development Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Software Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) QA Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Developer
7 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Senior QA Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) Web Services
1 13 (26.00%) REST
2 12 (24.00%) .NET
3 6 (12.00%) CSS
3 6 (12.00%) Ajax
3 6 (12.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) DTV
2 6 (12.00%) Web 2.0
2 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.00%) Digital Media
4 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Windows
3 6 (12.00%) Mac OS
4 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (6.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 14 (28.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (26.00%) API Testing
4 13 (26.00%) Test Management
5 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (16.00%) Validation
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
7 6 (12.00%) OO
7 6 (12.00%) People Management
7 6 (12.00%) Build Automation
8 5 (10.00%) Load Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Test Strategy
10 3 (6.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (38.00%) Perl
2 19 (38.00%) Python
3 16 (32.00%) Java
4 15 (30.00%) C#
5 13 (26.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (14.00%) C
7 6 (12.00%) C++
7 6 (12.00%) Embedded C
7 6 (12.00%) Embedded C++
7 6 (12.00%) Ruby
8 5 (10.00%) SQL
9 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.00%) VBScript
10 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) ISEB
2 11 (22.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (22.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (4.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (4.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) HP
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Telerik
Cwmbran, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago