The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 97 84 106
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 4 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 1.66% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.71% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 0
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
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
1270 1343 1326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.30% 96.69% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1088 1132 1133
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

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 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
South Wales -17 4 £30,000 -14.28%
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Automation Tester 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 Wales region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle