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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation Engineer
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -30.43%
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
1100 1086 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.09% 94.68% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 966 986 816
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Korn
4 3 (37.50%) Groovy
4 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) Spock
4 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
4 3 (37.50%) iPad
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Android
4 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (37.50%) Product Management
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) VirtualBox
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (75.00%) JUnit
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Spock
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
1 3 (37.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Product Management
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Korn
2 3 (37.50%) Groovy
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) T-Plan