Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Test Analyst was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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

Test Automation Analyst
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 131 144
Rank change year-on-year +12 +13 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 15 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.76% 0.49% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.50% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 6
Wales median annual salary £31,500 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.97% +3.08% +3.17%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £24,375
90th Percentile £34,750 £36,500 £40,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,909 1,988 2,532
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 97.59% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,575 1,737 2,175
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £54,400
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in Wales

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Automation Test Analyst in Wales

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in Wales over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Automation Test Analyst in Wales

Automation Test Analyst
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
South Wales +11 15 £31,500 -8.70% 2
Automation Test Analyst
UK

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 Wales region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) Selenium
3 7 (46.67%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Microservices
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Native
5 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) QA
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Java

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (46.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Microservices
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA