The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 22 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 8.00% - 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.34% - 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £27,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Automated Testing
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
58 49 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 77.33% 81.67% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 60
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £34,836 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in West Wales

Automated Testing
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
Swansea - 6 £27,500 -
Automated Testing
Wales

Automated Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Wales region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) WinForms
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) System Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Volume Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Wales region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) System Testing
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Volume Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft