The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 17 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 4 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 6.06% 1.61% 11.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.06% 1.61% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Average salary £35,000 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -26.15%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +10.00%
Automation Engineer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Torfaen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
66 62 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 100.00% 100.00% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 65 60 49
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Engineer in the job title across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Torfaen

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran +3 4 £35,000 +45.83%
Automation Engineer
South Wales

Automation Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen region that cited Automation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) DTV
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Test Management
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Regression Testing
2 7 (87.50%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) Bug Management
2 7 (87.50%) Cyber Security
2 7 (87.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) API Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen region that cited Automation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) DTV
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Test Management
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Regression Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Bug Management
2 7 (87.50%) Cyber Security
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ISEB