The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 119 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 4 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.50% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 0
Average salary £36,000 £41,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1731 1520 1493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.58% 94.76% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1345 1300
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Automation Engineer
South West

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 1 August 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 11 (91.67%) Selenium
1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) QA
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) JUnit
2 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
3 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) JBehave
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) Sun Certification
4 5 (41.67%) User Stories
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) Kanban
5 4 (33.33%) MbUnit
5 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (33.33%) SOAP
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) Linux
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) JUnit
2 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
3 6 (50.00%) JBehave
4 4 (33.33%) MbUnit
4 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (8.33%) jMock
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) SOAP
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) User Stories
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) Kanban
5 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Sun Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) VMware