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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 98 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.23% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1238 1322 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.87% 96.08% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1191 978
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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 - 3 £22,500 -
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JBehave
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA