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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 94 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 12 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.83% 0.060% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.062% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Average salary £42,750 £41,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1410 1605 1859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.11% 95.54% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1166 1409 1609
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 30 March 2015.

Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (74.07%) QA
2 19 (70.37%) Python
3 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 13 (48.15%) Automated Testing
3 13 (48.15%) Test Automation
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) ISEB
4 10 (37.04%) JIRA
4 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
5 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Load Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 7 (25.93%) C++
7 6 (22.22%) Selenium
7 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (18.52%) .NET
8 5 (18.52%) C#
8 5 (18.52%) Finance
9 4 (14.81%) C
9 4 (14.81%) Linux
9 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
10 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
10 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
10 3 (11.11%) CRM
10 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Web Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Wireshark
10 3 (11.11%) Computer Science

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Wireshark
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) 3G
3 1 (3.70%) 2G
3 1 (3.70%) RNC
3 1 (3.70%) LTE
3 1 (3.70%) 3GPP
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) JIRA
2 6 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (7.41%) TestNG
3 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
3 2 (7.41%) QADirector
3 2 (7.41%) JUnit
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) JMeter
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) Ranorex
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Automated Testing
1 13 (48.15%) Test Automation
2 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Web Testing
5 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Stress Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) BDD
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Python
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) C++
4 5 (18.52%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) C
6 2 (7.41%) Java
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) ISEB
1 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (74.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
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