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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation Engineer
Rank 81 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.56% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £32,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -21.95%
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
1033 1159 905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.81% 96.42% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 902 1029 821
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,550
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014. 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
Cardiff - 2 £30,000 -
Newport - 2 £32,000 -
Test Automation Engineer
Wales

Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (88.24%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (64.71%) JUnit
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) Groovy
4 8 (47.06%) Selenium
4 8 (47.06%) Python
4 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
5 7 (41.18%) SoapUI
5 7 (41.18%) Perl
5 7 (41.18%) Korn
5 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
6 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Product Management
7 4 (23.53%) iPad
7 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
7 4 (23.53%) Android
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle
7 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
7 4 (23.53%) C#
7 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
8 3 (17.65%) Advertising
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) Banking
9 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) JUnit
2 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 7 (41.18%) SoapUI
4 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Advertising
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Welsh Language
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
1 4 (23.53%) iPad
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Android
1 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Product Management
4 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) Groovy
3 8 (47.06%) Python
4 7 (41.18%) Korn
4 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
4 7 (41.18%) Perl
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) T-Plan