The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
UK / Wales
Rank 66 81 96
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 28 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.62% 1.76% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 2.19% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 5
Median salary £35,000 £48,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.83% +21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
906 1095 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 84.83% 80.34% 83.38%
Number of salaries quoted 739 943 956
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Wales region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Wales

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Wales

Test Automation
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 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 +12 16 £34,500 -28.86%
Mid Wales - 11 £40,000 - 1
West Wales - 1 - -
Test Automation
UK

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 34 (65.38%) Selenium
2 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (42.31%) Scrum
4 19 (36.54%) C#
5 17 (32.69%) JMeter
6 16 (30.77%) .NET
6 16 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 11 (21.15%) Atlassian
8 11 (21.15%) LoadRunner
8 11 (21.15%) Ranorex
8 11 (21.15%) LoadUI
9 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
9 10 (19.23%) TDD
10 9 (17.31%) Manual Testing
10 9 (17.31%) ISTQB
10 9 (17.31%) SoapUI
10 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
11 8 (15.38%) Automation Testing
11 8 (15.38%) Functional Testing
11 8 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
11 8 (15.38%) BDD
11 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (15.38%) Performance Testing
11 8 (15.38%) Finance
11 8 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (15.38%) Regression Testing
11 8 (15.38%) Validation
11 8 (15.38%) ITIL

Test Automation
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 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Broadband
2 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.92%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 34 (65.38%) Selenium
2 17 (32.69%) JMeter
3 11 (21.15%) LoadRunner
3 11 (21.15%) LoadUI
3 11 (21.15%) Ranorex
4 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
5 9 (17.31%) SoapUI
6 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
7 5 (9.62%) WebDriver
8 4 (7.69%) MSTest
9 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
9 3 (5.77%) SpecFlow
10 2 (3.85%) Firebug
10 2 (3.85%) Maven
10 2 (3.85%) MbUnit
10 2 (3.85%) Mercurial
10 2 (3.85%) NUnit
10 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Games
4 3 (5.77%) Advertising
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.92%) Automotive
6 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Analyst
1 20 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 16 (30.77%) Test Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Software Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Software Test Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Test Automation Specialist
5 5 (9.62%) Test Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Product Owner
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Agile Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) Web Services
3 5 (9.62%) Gherkin
4 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.69%) HTML
5 3 (5.77%) CSS
6 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.85%) CSS3
6 2 (3.85%) HTML5
6 2 (3.85%) jQuery
6 2 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.85%) WCF
7 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.92%) DHTML
7 1 (1.92%) REST
7 1 (1.92%) RESTful
7 1 (1.92%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.77%) Digital TV
2 3 (5.77%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Fintech
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Android
2 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Scrum
3 16 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 10 (19.23%) TDD
6 9 (17.31%) Manual Testing
6 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
7 8 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 8 (15.38%) BDD
7 8 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
7 8 (15.38%) Functional Testing
7 8 (15.38%) ITIL
7 8 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Validation
8 7 (13.46%) Exploratory Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Incident Management
9 6 (11.54%) ITSM
9 6 (11.54%) Service Management
10 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) C#
2 8 (15.38%) SQL
3 7 (13.46%) Java
4 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) ISTQB
2 8 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (9.62%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Atlassian
2 4 (7.69%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco
3 1 (1.92%) HP
3 1 (1.92%) IBM
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
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