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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 94 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 15 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.87% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 0
Average salary £33,000 £44,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Automation Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1646 1422 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 96.41% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1148 1503
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 16 (69.57%) Python
1 16 (69.57%) QA
1 16 (69.57%) Test Automation
2 10 (43.48%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) Degree
3 9 (39.13%) C++
3 9 (39.13%) HTML
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) C
5 7 (30.43%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) XML
5 7 (30.43%) UNIX
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
5 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
5 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
6 6 (26.09%) ISEB
6 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
6 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
6 6 (26.09%) JIRA
6 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Load Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (17.39%) IPv6
8 4 (17.39%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) Multimedia

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) IPv6
2 4 (17.39%) VLAN
2 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
2 4 (17.39%) NAS
3 3 (13.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
3 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.70%) TestNG
4 2 (8.70%) JUnit
4 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.35%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) UNIX
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Test Automation
2 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
3 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Load Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Python
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) C++
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
5 7 (30.43%) C
5 7 (30.43%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) ISEB
2 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft