The median annual salary for a Automation Tester was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
UK / Wales
Rank 90 106 104
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.46% 0.14% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.15% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Median salary £30,000 £29,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -26.87%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +19.71% -7.79%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1042 1378 1289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.48% 98.22% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 865 1163 1109
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Wales

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Wales

Automation Tester
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 Tester within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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
South Wales +18 5 £30,000 +2.56%
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Automation Tester 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 Wales region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Scala
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (14.29%) JMeter

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA