The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in 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.

Automation Test Engineer
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 101 106
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.43% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.44% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Median salary - £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  

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 1065 1372 1295
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.55% 98.14% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 891 1164 1110
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 £50,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in Wales

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Engineer in Wales

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Wales region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Test Automation Engineer 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 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree