The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank - - 98
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
Automation Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1148 979 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.55% 94.68% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 987 889 845
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Automation Engineer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RSpec
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) RSpec
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA