Period
to 18 March 2019

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 6 months to 18 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 29 27
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 2.60% 4.48% 11.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 4.59% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 24
West Wales median annual salary £33,050 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.87% -6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £24,890 £25,600 £31,300
90th Percentile £45,500 £45,000 £45,188
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 West Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 182 196 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 94.79% 97.51% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 148 173 185
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,649 £50,000 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

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 6 months to 18 March 2019.

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 6 months to 18 March 2019. 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
Swansea -6 5 £33,050 -11.87% 5
Test Automation
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) Mockito
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Ionic Framework
3 2 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (40.00%) Terraform
3 2 (40.00%) GraphQL

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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (40.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Mockito
3 1 (20.00%) GitLab
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Junior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Angular 2
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (40.00%) GraphQL
2 2 (40.00%) Ionic Framework
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Sprint Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Terraform
2 1 (20.00%) Grafana
2 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft