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 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
Test Automation Engineer
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -30.43%
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
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%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) JUnit
3 7 (70.00%) Selenium
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Python
5 5 (50.00%) Groovy
6 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (40.00%) Perl
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle
6 4 (40.00%) Korn
6 4 (40.00%) Spock
6 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
7 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
7 3 (30.00%) Linux
7 3 (30.00%) iPad
7 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (30.00%) Product Management
7 3 (30.00%) Android
8 2 (20.00%) Banking
8 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) JUnit
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
1 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Spock
2 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (30.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Product Management
4 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Groovy
4 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (40.00%) Korn
4 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) T-Plan