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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
UK / Wales
Rank 82 92 96
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 14 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.26% 0.90% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.10% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 7
Median salary £33,500 £35,000 £29,129
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +20.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £28,477
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,000 £33,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%

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
953 1000 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 86.01% 81.43% 81.34%
Number of salaries quoted 812 878 915
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 13 £33,500 -4.28% 1
West Wales - 1 £37,500 -
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (58.62%) Selenium
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
3 8 (27.59%) Manual Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (24.14%) Web Services
5 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
5 6 (20.69%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
6 5 (17.24%) QA
7 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
7 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
7 4 (13.79%) Kanban
7 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
8 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (10.34%) .NET
8 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
9 2 (6.90%) JSON
9 2 (6.90%) Maven
9 2 (6.90%) Subversion
9 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.90%) JMeter
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle
9 2 (6.90%) SQL Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) JBoss
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Skype
1 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
1 1 (3.45%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Selenium
2 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
3 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.90%) JMeter
4 2 (6.90%) Maven
4 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.45%) Hudson
5 1 (3.45%) MSTest
5 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.45%) Billing
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Analyst
1 25 (86.21%) Test Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Software Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Software Test Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Software Tester
4 6 (20.69%) Tester
5 4 (13.79%) QA Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) QA Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Software QA Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.90%) QA Automation Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) QA Automation Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Developer
8 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) jQuery
3 2 (6.90%) JSON
3 2 (6.90%) REST
3 2 (6.90%) SOAP
3 2 (6.90%) WSDL
3 2 (6.90%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) CSS3
4 1 (3.45%) Django
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
2 8 (27.59%) Manual Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) Exploratory Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Kanban
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.90%) Coaching
7 2 (6.90%) DevOps
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
1 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
1 2 (6.90%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago