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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 88 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 4 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.35% 0.89% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.91% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 20
Median salary £39,250 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £35,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £35,000 £34,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1105 1211 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.05% 97.98% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1020 978
Median salary £37,500 £35,369 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 27 July 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
Cardiff +10 4 £39,250 -
Test Automation Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 7 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Digital TV
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) API Testing
4 3 (37.50%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) Digital Media
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Delphi
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Groovy
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Automotive
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA

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 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) REST
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Digital Media
1 3 (37.50%) Digital TV
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) API Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) Delphi
5 2 (25.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree