The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 83 79 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 10 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.81% 1.61% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.68% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 1
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+24.28% +7.69%
Test Automation Engineer
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1198 1072 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.48% 96.14% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 937 907
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Test Automation Engineer Salary Trend in South Wales

Test Automation Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Torfaen -8 7 £35,000 +12.00%
Cardiff - 2 - -
Newport -12 1 - - 1
Test Automation Engineer
Wales

Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Test Automation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Automation Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (83.33%) DTV
2 10 (83.33%) Test Management
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (66.67%) Cyber Security
4 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (50.00%) Bug Management
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Perl
4 6 (50.00%) C++
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) ISEB
4 6 (50.00%) Subversion
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) REST
5 4 (33.33%) API Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (16.67%) Hudson
6 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Test Automation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Automation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Hudson
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) DTV
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (83.33%) Test Management
3 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (66.67%) Cyber Security
4 6 (50.00%) Bug Management
4 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (33.33%) API Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) Perl
2 6 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) Erlang
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago