The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
UK / Wales
Rank 83 84 92
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 18 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.65% 1.51% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.86% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 9
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £31,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing 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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 942 1132 1151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 86.26% 81.32% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 769 948 981
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Wales

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Wales

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Wales over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Wales

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
South Wales +9 14 £45,000 +20.00% 3
West Wales -6 4 £40,000 -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 41 (78.85%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (59.62%) Scrum
3 30 (57.69%) SQL
4 25 (48.08%) .NET
5 24 (46.15%) C#
6 23 (44.23%) HTML
6 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
6 23 (44.23%) Git (software)
7 22 (42.31%) WCF
7 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET
7 22 (42.31%) MVC
8 21 (40.38%) Web Services
8 21 (40.38%) Web Development
8 21 (40.38%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (40.38%) Kanban
8 21 (40.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (34.62%) Mercurial
10 18 (34.62%) NHibernate
11 17 (32.69%) .NET Framework
11 17 (32.69%) OO
11 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
12 16 (30.77%) OOP
12 16 (30.77%) Subversion
13 15 (28.85%) XML
13 15 (28.85%) Windows
13 15 (28.85%) WPF
13 15 (28.85%) Use Case
13 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (28.85%) Amazon AWS

Automated Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.62%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.85%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Skype
1 5 (9.62%) Unified Communications
1 5 (9.62%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (44.23%) Git (software)
2 18 (34.62%) Mercurial
3 16 (30.77%) Subversion
4 9 (17.31%) Selenium
5 7 (13.46%) TeamCity
6 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.69%) NUnit
7 3 (5.77%) JUnit
7 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.85%) MbUnit
8 2 (3.85%) MSTest
8 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.92%) gulp
9 1 (1.92%) JMeter
9 1 (1.92%) NMock
9 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.92%) VersionOne
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Billing
2 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Analyst
2 16 (30.77%) C# Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) UAT Manager
5 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Product Owner
7 2 (3.85%) QA Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Test Automation Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (48.08%) .NET
2 23 (44.23%) HTML
3 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET
3 22 (42.31%) WCF
4 21 (40.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (40.38%) Web Services
5 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (34.62%) NHibernate
7 17 (32.69%) .NET Framework
8 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 15 (28.85%) Entity Framework
8 15 (28.85%) RESTful
8 15 (28.85%) WPF
8 15 (28.85%) XML
9 8 (15.38%) jQuery
10 7 (13.46%) CSS
10 7 (13.46%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (9.62%) Ajax
12 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
12 4 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (28.85%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Android
2 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (78.85%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (59.62%) Scrum
3 22 (42.31%) MVC
4 21 (40.38%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (40.38%) Kanban
4 21 (40.38%) Web Development
5 17 (32.69%) OO
6 16 (30.77%) OOP
7 15 (28.85%) MVVM
7 15 (28.85%) Use Case
8 9 (17.31%) Automation Testing
9 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 7 (13.46%) TDD
10 7 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (11.54%) Manual Testing
11 6 (11.54%) Regression Testing
12 5 (9.62%) Exploratory Testing
13 4 (7.69%) BDD
13 4 (7.69%) Defect Management
13 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) SQL
2 24 (46.15%) C#
3 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.62%) Java
5 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.77%) C
5 3 (5.77%) C++
5 3 (5.77%) Korn
5 3 (5.77%) Objective-C
5 3 (5.77%) Perl
5 3 (5.77%) PHP
5 3 (5.77%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
1 2 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Cisco
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