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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 94 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 19 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.18% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 0
Average salary £33,000 £44,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1531 1387 1675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.27% 96.45% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1219 1165 1433
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 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 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 27 January 2015.

Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 22 (75.86%) Python
2 21 (72.41%) QA
3 19 (65.52%) Test Automation
4 13 (44.83%) Degree
5 11 (37.93%) C++
5 11 (37.93%) SQL
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
6 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
7 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Load Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
7 9 (31.03%) JIRA
7 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
7 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Software Testing
7 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
7 9 (31.03%) ISEB
7 9 (31.03%) Windows
7 9 (31.03%) C
7 9 (31.03%) C#
7 9 (31.03%) HTML
7 9 (31.03%) Java
8 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
9 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
9 7 (24.14%) XML
9 7 (24.14%) UNIX
10 5 (17.24%) .NET
10 5 (17.24%) Internet
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) Internet
3 4 (13.79%) VLAN
3 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
3 4 (13.79%) NAS
3 4 (13.79%) IPv6
4 2 (6.90%) HTTP
4 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
4 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) TestNG
3 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.90%) JUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) Ranorex
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Multimedia
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 7 (24.14%) XML
3 5 (17.24%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.90%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Test Automation
2 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
2 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
2 9 (31.03%) Software Testing
2 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (31.03%) Load Testing
3 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Validation
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) Stress Testing
6 2 (6.90%) CRM
6 2 (6.90%) BDD
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Web Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) Python
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) C++
3 9 (31.03%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) C
3 9 (31.03%) C#
4 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Degree
2 9 (31.03%) ISEB
2 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (72.41%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
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