The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 120 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.16% 0.45% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.48% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.88%
Automation Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1764 1458 1502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.71% 93.64% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1288 1298
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Bristol

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 10 (90.91%) Selenium
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) JUnit
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Automation Testing
2 7 (63.64%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Sun Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) Kanban
3 5 (45.45%) JBehave
3 5 (45.45%) User Stories
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (27.27%) SOAP
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
5 3 (27.27%) MbUnit
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 1 (9.09%) Publishing
7 1 (9.09%) VMware

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
2 7 (63.64%) JUnit
3 5 (45.45%) JBehave
4 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
4 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 3 (27.27%) MbUnit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Automation Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) Kanban
3 5 (45.45%) User Stories
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Sun Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) VMware
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
Bristol
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