The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales 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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 99 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.43% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +15.49%
Automation Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1327 1180 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.26% 96.96% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1124 985 1099
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Wales

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
South Wales -8 6 £35,000 +9.37%
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) Test Management
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) DTV
4 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Python
4 4 (57.14%) Perl
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) Bug Management
4 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security
4 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (42.86%) C++
5 3 (42.86%) ISEB
5 3 (42.86%) Subversion
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 2 (28.57%) REST
6 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (14.29%) Hudson
7 1 (14.29%) User Experience
7 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Hudson
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) DTV
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) Test Management
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Bug Management
4 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
7 1 (14.29%) BDD
7 1 (14.29%) Scrum
7 1 (14.29%) Information Security
7 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) Korn
5 1 (14.29%) Erlang
5 1 (14.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat