The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 106 120 127
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 19 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.91% 0.052% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.055% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 1
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
Automation Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1998 1824 1770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.01% 95.45% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1494 1478
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
High Wycombe - 17 £38,500 -
Beaconsfield - 9 £38,500 -
Automation Engineer
South East

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 22 (84.62%) Oracle
2 20 (76.92%) SQL
2 20 (76.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 20 (76.92%) Oracle Database
3 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (53.85%) Selenium
5 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 13 (50.00%) Data Migration
5 13 (50.00%) Migration
6 11 (42.31%) Scrum
6 11 (42.31%) Client/Server
7 10 (38.46%) Finance
7 10 (38.46%) QA
8 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
9 4 (15.38%) PHPUnit
9 4 (15.38%) PHP
9 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
10 3 (11.54%) Java
10 3 (11.54%) MySQL
10 3 (11.54%) Linux
10 3 (11.54%) Apache
10 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Behat
10 3 (11.54%) jQuery
10 3 (11.54%) Telerik
10 3 (11.54%) Subversion
11 2 (7.69%) Degree
11 2 (7.69%) WFM
11 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (11.54%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (76.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (53.85%) Selenium
3 4 (15.38%) PHPUnit
4 3 (11.54%) Behat
4 3 (11.54%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
2 3 (11.54%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Migration
2 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 13 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (42.31%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) WFM
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Test Management
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) BDD
7 1 (3.85%) OO
7 1 (3.85%) Information Security
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) TDD
7 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PHP
3 3 (11.54%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) C
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Telerik