Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South Wales > Torfaen
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 17 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 14.29% 6.94% 14.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.38% 7.25% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 10
Torfaen median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.63% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £34,688 £35,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £46,750 £70,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -

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 52 69 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen 92.86% 95.83% 92.78%
Number of salaries quoted 33 53 70
Torfaen median annual salary £50,000 £38,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.87% -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £22,500 £21,975
90th Percentile £63,750 £52,500 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.35%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +6 8 £46,250 +15.63%
Test Automation
South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (75.00%) Digital Media
4 5 (62.50%) Android
4 5 (62.50%) User Experience
4 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (37.50%) User Stories
5 3 (37.50%) Video\Live Streaming
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (25.00%) Debian
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Python
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (25.00%) Digital TV
6 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (25.00%) Ansible
6 2 (25.00%) Docker

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 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Babel
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) webpack
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Product Owner
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (12.50%) Ionic Framework
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
1 1 (12.50%) React
1 1 (12.50%) React Native
1 1 (12.50%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Digital Media
2 5 (62.50%) User Experience
3 3 (37.50%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Digital TV
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) IPTV
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Android
1 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Debian
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) ATDD
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Programming
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (25.00%) Groovy
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
2 1 (12.50%) ES6
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Packer
1 2 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Perforce