The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 99 90 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 3 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.22% 1.01% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 1.05% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 1
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Automation Tester
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
1318 1338 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.43% 96.54% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 1134 1001
Average salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Wales

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Wales

Automation Tester
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 Tester within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 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 -6 3 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Automation Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Automation Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
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