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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South Wales / Torfaen
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 12 3
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 5 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 18.52% 9.62% 32.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.00% 11.11% 34.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 36
Median salary £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £70,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Torfaen
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 25 45 109
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Torfaen 92.59% 86.54% 92.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 39 102
Median salary £35,000 £43,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.54% +16.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Torfaen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Torfaen citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
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 3 months to 24 June 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
Cwmbran +8 5 £38,250 +9.28%
Test Automation
South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Torfaen region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (40.00%) REST
4 4 (40.00%) Docker
4 4 (40.00%) Terraform
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (30.00%) Private Cloud
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (30.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (30.00%) Line Management
5 3 (30.00%) User Experience
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) OpenStack
5 3 (30.00%) Customer Insight
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) IaaS
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) JBoss
2 3 (30.00%) nginx
2 3 (30.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) IaaS
2 3 (30.00%) PaaS
2 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (30.00%) EJB
3 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (30.00%) Java SE
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (30.00%) Private Cloud
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (30.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (30.00%) OpenBSD
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Customer Insight
2 3 (30.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (30.00%) Line Management
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Personalization
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Docker
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Terraform
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Perforce