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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 86 91 87
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 13 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.01% 1.26% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.58% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 0
Average salary £29,129 £37,565 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
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
970 1011 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.55% 79.54% 68.82%
Number of salaries quoted 834 895 652
Average salary £37,500 £37,565 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.17% +7.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -3 9 £29,129 -22.45% 1
North Wales - 1 £36,000 - 1
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Degree
3 9 (37.50%) ISEB
3 9 (37.50%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (33.33%) Validation
4 8 (33.33%) Banking
4 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 7 (29.17%) C++
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) HTML
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (25.00%) Python
6 6 (25.00%) Ruby
6 6 (25.00%) Selenium
7 5 (20.83%) C#
7 5 (20.83%) .NET
7 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
7 5 (20.83%) User Stories
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 4 (16.67%) HTTP
8 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 4 (16.67%) QA
8 4 (16.67%) BDD
9 3 (12.50%) C
9 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 3 (12.50%) Perl
9 3 (12.50%) CSS

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) HTTP
2 3 (12.50%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (4.17%) JBehave
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 8 (33.33%) Banking
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Multimedia
3 3 (12.50%) Electronics
4 2 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
1 12 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate C++ Developer
5 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) CSS
3 3 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (4.17%) JSON
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Web 2.0
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 8 (33.33%) Validation
4 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
4 5 (20.83%) User Stories
5 4 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) Build Automation
6 3 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) People Management
7 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C++
2 6 (25.00%) Python
2 6 (25.00%) Ruby
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) C
4 3 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 3 (12.50%) Embedded C++
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) Perl
4 3 (12.50%) Korn
4 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) ISEB
3 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) HP
1 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
Wales
Adderley Featherstone
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago