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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 86 94 89
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 24 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.89% 0.69% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 0.84% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 13
Median salary £33,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,650 £38,200 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
1105 1066 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 87.15% 82.00% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 955 924 844
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 22 £32,500 -7.14% 3
North Wales - 1 £65,000 -
West Wales - 1 - -
Test Automation
UK

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) Selenium
3 19 (50.00%) Scrum
4 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (36.84%) TDD
6 11 (28.95%) .NET
7 10 (26.32%) SQL
7 10 (26.32%) Manual Testing
7 10 (26.32%) QA
8 9 (23.68%) Functional Testing
8 9 (23.68%) Web Services
8 9 (23.68%) Regression Testing
8 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
8 9 (23.68%) Exploratory Testing
9 8 (21.05%) C#
9 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
10 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (18.42%) Android
10 7 (18.42%) BDD
10 7 (18.42%) Apple iOS
10 7 (18.42%) Java
11 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
11 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
11 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
11 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
11 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
11 6 (15.79%) Automation Testing
11 6 (15.79%) SDLC
12 5 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (13.16%) WebDriver

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 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Broadband
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Selenium
2 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
3 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 5 (13.16%) WebDriver
5 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
6 3 (7.89%) Hudson
7 2 (5.26%) Appium
7 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.26%) Calabash
7 2 (5.26%) eggPlant
7 2 (5.26%) Firebug
7 2 (5.26%) JBehave
7 2 (5.26%) JUnit
7 2 (5.26%) Maven
7 2 (5.26%) MSTest
7 2 (5.26%) Robotium
7 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.63%) gulp
8 1 (2.63%) Protractor
General
1 5 (13.16%) Games
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Analyst
1 21 (55.26%) Test Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Test Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Software Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Developer in Test
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Product Owner
6 2 (5.26%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) Web Services
3 4 (10.53%) REST
3 4 (10.53%) SOAP
4 3 (7.89%) RESTful
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.63%) DHTML
6 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.63%) HTML
6 1 (2.63%) Visualforce
6 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.89%) Digital Media
1 3 (7.89%) Digital TV
1 3 (7.89%) Fintech
1 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.89%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Blog
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Android
1 7 (18.42%) Apple iOS
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) CentOS
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Scrum
3 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (36.84%) TDD
5 10 (26.32%) Manual Testing
6 9 (23.68%) Exploratory Testing
6 9 (23.68%) Functional Testing
6 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
6 9 (23.68%) Regression Testing
7 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
8 7 (18.42%) BDD
9 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Automation Testing
9 6 (15.79%) SDLC
9 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (10.53%) Black-Box Testing
11 4 (10.53%) Coaching
12 3 (7.89%) ATDD
12 3 (7.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) C#
3 7 (18.42%) Java
4 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) Python
6 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.26%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) Korn
6 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.26%) Perl
6 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
7 1 (2.63%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) TOWER Software
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30-35K + Benefits
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Salary: £38000.00 per annum
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