The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Analyst
Rank 96 109 88
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 10 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.76% 0.15% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.15% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 4
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% +16.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Automation Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1298 1348 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.11% 98.39% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1116 1155 880
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Automation Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Automation Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Automation Analyst
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Automation Analyst Salary Trend in Wales

Automation Analyst
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Analyst across the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Automation Analyst Salary Histogram in Wales

Automation Analyst
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
South Wales +14 9 £36,500 +12.30% 1
West Wales - 1 £31,500 - 1
Automation Analyst
UK

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Automation Analyst 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 Automation Analyst in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (91.30%) Selenium
3 16 (69.57%) REST
4 15 (65.22%) Cucumber
5 14 (60.87%) SOAP
6 13 (56.52%) Java
7 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
8 10 (43.48%) JBehave
8 10 (43.48%) Ruby
9 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
10 7 (30.43%) QA
11 6 (26.09%) Web Services
12 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (21.74%) Scrum
13 4 (17.39%) SQL
14 3 (13.04%) HP UFT
14 3 (13.04%) AS400
14 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
14 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
15 2 (8.70%) Groovy
15 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
15 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
15 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
15 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
15 2 (8.70%) API Testing
15 2 (8.70%) Perforce
15 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Automation Analyst 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 Automation Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 21 (91.30%) Selenium
2 15 (65.22%) Cucumber
3 10 (43.48%) JBehave
4 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 3 (13.04%) HP UFT
5 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) Subversion
6 1 (4.35%) JIRA
6 1 (4.35%) JUnit
6 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) REST
2 14 (60.87%) SOAP
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) AS400
2 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
3 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) API Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
7 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) SDLC
7 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) Ruby
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.70%) Groovy
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Perforce
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago