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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 96 114 129
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 9 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.61% 0.39% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.41% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 0
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +7.89%
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
1441 1712 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.17% 95.01% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1486 1676
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 2015.

Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) QA
2 19 (65.52%) Python
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) Automated Testing
4 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
5 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
6 10 (34.48%) JIRA
6 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
6 10 (34.48%) ISEB
7 9 (31.03%) Software Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Selenium
7 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Load Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
8 8 (27.59%) C++
9 6 (20.69%) .NET
9 6 (20.69%) C#
9 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
10 5 (17.24%) Degree
10 5 (17.24%) C
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) Linux
11 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
11 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (10.34%) TDD
12 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
12 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
12 3 (10.34%) Visualisation

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) 3G
3 1 (3.45%) 2G
3 1 (3.45%) RNC
3 1 (3.45%) LTE
3 1 (3.45%) 3GPP
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) JIRA
2 9 (31.03%) Selenium
3 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
4 3 (10.34%) QADirector
5 2 (6.90%) TestNG
5 2 (6.90%) JUnit
5 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.90%) Ranorex
6 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.45%) JMeter
6 1 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Automated Testing
2 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
3 9 (31.03%) Software Testing
3 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Load Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) Web Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) BDD
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Stress Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) Python
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) C++
4 6 (20.69%) C#
5 5 (17.24%) C
6 3 (10.34%) Perl
7 2 (6.90%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.45%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) ISEB
1 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
2 5 (17.24%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (75.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
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