The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Wales / West Wales
Rank 29 25 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 3.28% 4.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 5.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
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 West Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 117 60 39
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 95.90% 80.00% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 100 53 28
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £71,250 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 in West Wales.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in West Wales

Automated Testing
Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 25 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
Swansea -4 4 £40,000 -
Automated Testing
Wales

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
2 18 (94.74%) C#
2 18 (94.74%) MVC
2 18 (94.74%) WCF
2 18 (94.74%) Git (software)
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (89.47%) Web Development
3 17 (89.47%) Scrum
3 17 (89.47%) HTML
3 17 (89.47%) SQL
4 16 (84.21%) Web Services
4 16 (84.21%) .NET Framework
4 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (84.21%) NHibernate
5 15 (78.95%) Mobile App
5 15 (78.95%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 15 (78.95%) MVVM
5 15 (78.95%) Entity Framework
5 15 (78.95%) RESTful
5 15 (78.95%) Mercurial
5 15 (78.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (78.95%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (78.95%) Subversion
5 15 (78.95%) WPF
5 15 (78.95%) Use Case
5 15 (78.95%) Continuous Integration

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (78.95%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (94.74%) Git (software)
2 15 (78.95%) Mercurial
2 15 (78.95%) Subversion
3 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.26%) NMock
4 1 (5.26%) NUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 16 (84.21%) C# Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET MVC
2 18 (94.74%) WCF
3 17 (89.47%) HTML
4 16 (84.21%) .NET Framework
4 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (84.21%) NHibernate
4 16 (84.21%) Web Services
5 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 15 (78.95%) Entity Framework
5 15 (78.95%) RESTful
5 15 (78.95%) WPF
5 15 (78.95%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (10.53%) Ajax
7 2 (10.53%) CSS
7 2 (10.53%) jQuery
7 2 (10.53%) Sass
8 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (78.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) MVC
2 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) Scrum
2 17 (89.47%) Web Development
3 15 (78.95%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (78.95%) Kanban
3 15 (78.95%) MVVM
3 15 (78.95%) OO
3 15 (78.95%) OOP
3 15 (78.95%) Use Case
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 17 (89.47%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft