The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Wales 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Wales > West Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 21 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 14 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 7.14% 8.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.45% 9.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 0
West Wales median annual salary £40,875 £30,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.01% -  
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,369
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.04%  

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 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 188 55 41
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 95.92% 91.67% 80.39%
Number of salaries quoted 815 206 77
West Wales median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.16%  
10th Percentile £29,405 £26,500 £25,600
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in West Wales

Test Automation
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in West Wales

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in West Wales over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in West Wales

Test Automation
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 Test Automation within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
Swansea -9 14 £40,875 +34.01% 1
Test Automation
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) C#
3 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 15 (68.18%) .NET
3 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET
4 14 (63.64%) MVC
4 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
6 10 (45.45%) HTML
6 10 (45.45%) Scrum
6 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (40.91%) WCF
7 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
8 8 (36.36%) RESTful
8 8 (36.36%) Subversion
8 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
8 8 (36.36%) Web Services
9 7 (31.82%) IIS
10 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
10 6 (27.27%) CSS
10 6 (27.27%) Ajax
10 6 (27.27%) NHibernate
10 6 (27.27%) Web Development
10 6 (27.27%) jQuery
10 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (22.73%) User Experience
11 5 (22.73%) Selenium
11 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
11 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
11 5 (22.73%) TDD

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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 7 (31.82%) IIS
2 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 8 (36.36%) Subversion
3 5 (22.73%) Selenium
3 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
4 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 4 (18.18%) JIRA
4 4 (18.18%) Maven
4 4 (18.18%) Mercurial
4 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 3 (13.64%) NUnit
5 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
5 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
6 1 (4.55%) YouTrack
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Junior
7 1 (4.55%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) .NET
1 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET
2 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (45.45%) HTML
4 9 (40.91%) WCF
5 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 8 (36.36%) RESTful
5 8 (36.36%) Web Services
6 6 (27.27%) Ajax
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) jQuery
6 6 (27.27%) NHibernate
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (18.18%) EJB
7 4 (18.18%) Entity Framework
7 4 (18.18%) REST
7 4 (18.18%) SOAP
7 4 (18.18%) WPF
7 4 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) MVC
3 10 (45.45%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) Web Development
5 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 5 (22.73%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) BDD
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) Customer Insight
6 4 (18.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (18.18%) Kanban
6 4 (18.18%) Load Testing
6 4 (18.18%) MVVM
6 4 (18.18%) OO
6 4 (18.18%) OOP
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Use Case
7 3 (13.64%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C#
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) C
5 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.64%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) IBM
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago