Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Torfaen with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South Wales > Torfaen
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 17 20
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 13.51% 11.76% 14.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.71% 13.56% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 21
Torfaen median annual salary £36,250 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.65% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £25,625 £37,850 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,625 £45,269 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.60% +10.00% -5.41%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Torfaen with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Torfaen
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 68 59 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 91.89% 86.76% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 45 43 129
Torfaen median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £24,400 £25,950 £25,350
90th Percentile £56,500 £49,200 £62,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Torfaen

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Torfaen.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Torfaen

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Torfaen

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Torfaen over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Torfaen

Test Automation
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Torfaen region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran +10 10 £36,250 -12.65% 3
Test Automation
South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Torfaen region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) Docker
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Debian
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) Groovy
5 3 (30.00%) CentOS
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (30.00%) Ansible
5 3 (30.00%) Selenium
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Packer
5 3 (30.00%) Terraform
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Torfaen 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior DevOps
1 4 (40.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Product Manager
2 2 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) CentOS
2 3 (30.00%) Debian
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) ATDD
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (30.00%) Groovy
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Ansible
1 3 (30.00%) Packer
1 3 (30.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat