The median annual salary for a Automation Test Analyst was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 92 95
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 6 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.69% 0.88% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.90% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 2
Median salary £34,000 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.84% +12.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 848 1220 1150
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.36% 98.15% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 742 1042 1005
Median salary £37,725 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in South Wales over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Cardiff 0 6 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Automation Test Analyst
Wales

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) JMeter
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management

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:

Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
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