The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 118 126 141
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 13 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.59% 0.38% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.40% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 1
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +14.28%
Automation Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2096 2250 2240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.53% 94.42% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 1859 1983
Average salary £44,000 £40,150 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +0.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 Cambridgeshire

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Cambridge +23 12 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Automation Engineer
East of England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 17 (68.00%) Python
2 16 (64.00%) QA
3 14 (56.00%) Selenium
4 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (36.00%) Degree
5 9 (36.00%) C#
6 8 (32.00%) Linux
6 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
7 7 (28.00%) C++
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
8 6 (24.00%) .NET
8 6 (24.00%) C
8 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Scrum
9 5 (20.00%) JIRA
9 5 (20.00%) CRM
9 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (16.00%) ISEB
10 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
10 4 (16.00%) Perl
10 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (8.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) 3G
3 1 (4.00%) 2G
3 1 (4.00%) RNC
3 1 (4.00%) LTE
3 1 (4.00%) 3GPP
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Selenium
2 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (12.00%) QADirector
5 2 (8.00%) JMeter
5 2 (8.00%) NUnit
6 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.00%) Behat
6 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.00%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.00%) Regular Expression
3 1 (4.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (20.00%) CRM
5 5 (20.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Web Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Load Testing
7 3 (12.00%) DevOps
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (8.00%) Stress Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Python
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) C++
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) C
5 4 (16.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) ISEB
2 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (64.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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