The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 97 86 99
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 12 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.86% 0.93% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.96% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 1
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
Test Automation Engineer
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
1372 1248 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.86% 96.52% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1151 1090 1097
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Test Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Wales

Test Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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 -7 12 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Test Automation Engineer
UK

Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Test Automation Engineer 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 Test Automation Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) Test Management
2 18 (85.71%) DTV
2 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 14 (66.67%) Perl
3 14 (66.67%) Java
3 14 (66.67%) Linux
3 14 (66.67%) Python
3 14 (66.67%) Subversion
3 14 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 14 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 14 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 14 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (52.38%) Automation Testing
4 11 (52.38%) API Testing
4 11 (52.38%) REST
4 11 (52.38%) Web Services
5 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (47.62%) Cyber Security
6 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
6 8 (38.10%) Digital Media
7 7 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 7 (33.33%) ISEB
7 7 (33.33%) C++
7 7 (33.33%) Bug Management
8 3 (14.29%) Hudson
8 3 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (14.29%) SDLC
8 3 (14.29%) C#
8 3 (14.29%) SQL

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Test Automation Engineer 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 Test Automation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Subversion
1 14 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Hudson
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Web Services
1 11 (52.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (85.71%) DTV
2 8 (38.10%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) Test Management
3 14 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 14 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (52.38%) API Testing
4 11 (52.38%) Automation Testing
5 10 (47.62%) Cyber Security
5 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Bug Management
7 3 (14.29%) Information Security
7 3 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 3 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 14 (66.67%) Perl
2 14 (66.67%) Python
2 14 (66.67%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 7 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Ruby
4 3 (14.29%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ISEB
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
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