The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Test Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 96 95 88
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 3 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.25% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.52% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 5
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +3.75%
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
1171 1154 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.65% 96.73% 98.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1006 1009 843
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newport -5 2 £35,000 -
Cardiff +3 1 £30,000 - 1
Test Automation Engineer
Wales

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Test Automation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) Python
3 11 (84.62%) Java
3 11 (84.62%) Perl
3 11 (84.62%) Bash Shell
4 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
4 10 (76.92%) Test Management
4 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
4 10 (76.92%) Subversion
4 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
4 10 (76.92%) Web Services
4 10 (76.92%) DTV
4 10 (76.92%) REST
4 10 (76.92%) Digital Media
4 10 (76.92%) Automation Testing
4 10 (76.92%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (76.92%) API Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) JMeter
6 2 (15.38%) TDD

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South 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:

Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
1 10 (76.92%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) JMeter
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 2 (15.38%) NUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) REST
1 10 (76.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Digital Media
1 10 (76.92%) DTV
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) API Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Automation Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Continuous Delivery
2 10 (76.92%) Test Management
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Bash Shell
1 11 (84.62%) Java
1 11 (84.62%) Perl
1 11 (84.62%) Python
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Delphi
3 1 (7.69%) Groovy
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
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Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago