Period
to 6 August 2020

The median annual salary for an Automation Test Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation Analyst
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 84 76
Rank change year-on-year +39 -8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 18 7 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.89% 0.65% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 0.68% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 14
Median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +74.60% -10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,500 £48,050
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +74.60% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 603 1,023 998
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 95.70% 98.23%
Number of salaries quoted 532 891 841
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £28,525 £26,250 £22,800
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £62,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in Cardiff

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Cardiff

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Automation Test Analyst in Cardiff

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Salary distribution for jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in Cardiff over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Automation Test Analyst in Cardiff

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, Automation Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (77.78%) Selenium
3 10 (55.56%) WebDriver
4 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (33.33%) SpecFlow
6 6 (33.33%) ISEB
6 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 6 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (33.33%) C#
6 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (27.78%) GoCD
7 5 (27.78%) Zephyr
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (27.78%) Ansible
7 5 (27.78%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
7 5 (27.78%) TeamCity
7 5 (27.78%) BDD
7 5 (27.78%) Puppet
8 4 (22.22%) Regression Analysis
8 4 (22.22%) Mocha
8 4 (22.22%) Test Management

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Selenium
2 10 (55.56%) WebDriver
3 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
5 6 (33.33%) SpecFlow
6 5 (27.78%) GoCD
6 5 (27.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (27.78%) TeamCity
6 5 (27.78%) Zephyr
7 4 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
7 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 4 (22.22%) Jasmine
7 4 (22.22%) Maven
7 4 (22.22%) Mocha
7 4 (22.22%) Protractor
7 4 (22.22%) Subversion
7 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (27.78%) BDD
5 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (22.22%) Regression Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Test Management
6 4 (22.22%) Validation
6 4 (22.22%) Web Development
7 2 (11.11%) DevOps
7 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Critical Thinking
8 1 (5.56%) Kanban
8 1 (5.56%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
1 6 (33.33%) Java
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
3 4 (22.22%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Ansible
1 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (27.78%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Guidewire
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft