The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 96 109 91
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 10 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.76% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 1
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Automation Test 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 Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Automation Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Automation Test Analyst Salary Trend in Wales

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst across the Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Automation Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Wales

Automation Test 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 Test Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 12 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
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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%
West Wales - 1 £31,500 -
Automation Test Analyst
UK

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Automation Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (90.91%) Selenium
3 16 (72.73%) REST
4 15 (68.18%) Cucumber
5 14 (63.64%) SOAP
6 13 (59.09%) Java
7 10 (45.45%) Ruby
7 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
7 10 (45.45%) JBehave
8 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
9 6 (27.27%) QA
9 6 (27.27%) Web Services
10 5 (22.73%) Scrum
11 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (18.18%) SQL
12 3 (13.64%) HP UFT
12 3 (13.64%) AS400
12 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
12 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
13 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
13 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (9.09%) Groovy
13 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
13 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
13 2 (9.09%) API Testing
13 2 (9.09%) Perforce
13 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Automation Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 20 (90.91%) Selenium
2 15 (68.18%) Cucumber
3 10 (45.45%) JBehave
4 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 3 (13.64%) HP UFT
5 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.09%) Subversion
6 1 (4.55%) JIRA
6 1 (4.55%) JUnit
6 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) REST
2 14 (63.64%) SOAP
3 6 (27.27%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) AS400
2 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) API Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.55%) Defect Management
8 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) SDLC
8 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) Ruby
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) Groovy
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Perforce
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft