Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Automation Test Engineer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 132 125
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 1 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.070% 0.41% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.42% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 20
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,200 £32,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £46,250 £37,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +9.38%

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 1410 2137 2368
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.19% 98.03% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1260 1914 2033
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,250 £53,100
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in South Wales

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Engineer in South Wales

Test Automation Engineer
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 Test Automation Engineer within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Newport - 1 £42,500 -
Test Automation Engineer
Wales

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Test Automation Engineer 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 Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Context-Driven Testing

Test Automation Engineer 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 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Context-Driven Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA