Period
to 16 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

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

Test Automation Analyst
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 138 116
Rank change year-on-year +34 -22 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 6 4 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.44% 0.18% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.19% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 35
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% 0.00%
10th Percentile £28,875 £27,375 £28,000
90th Percentile £36,500 £40,000 £43,750
Wales median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.43% +7.69% 0.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1352 2156 2447
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.11% 98.13% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1194 1920 2092
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in South Wales

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Automation Test Analyst in South Wales

Automation Test Analyst
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 16 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +31 5 £35,000 -
Automation Test Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2017, Automation Test Analyst 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 South Wales region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Marketing
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) SAP
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) Electronics

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

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP