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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 108 109 128
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 26 33 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.25% 1.43% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.48% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 10
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2014 2234 2046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.50% 96.88% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1808 1702
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -7 26 £38,500 -9.41% 6
Automation Engineer
East of England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 47 (77.05%) Test Automation
2 45 (73.77%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (60.66%) Degree
4 36 (59.02%) QA
4 36 (59.02%) Scrum
5 27 (44.26%) Selenium
6 24 (39.34%) Java
6 24 (39.34%) Python
7 22 (36.07%) C#
8 21 (34.43%) Perl
9 18 (29.51%) Software Testing
10 16 (26.23%) JIRA
11 14 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (21.31%) Performance Testing
12 13 (21.31%) SDLC
12 13 (21.31%) SQL
12 13 (21.31%) Web Services
12 13 (21.31%) OO
12 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
13 12 (19.67%) Automation Testing
13 12 (19.67%) REST
14 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
15 10 (16.39%) Linux
15 10 (16.39%) Mobile App
16 9 (14.75%) WebDriver
16 9 (14.75%) Test Strategy
16 9 (14.75%) Defect Tracking
16 9 (14.75%) QA Automation
16 9 (14.75%) C++
16 9 (14.75%) Bugzilla

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (44.26%) Selenium
2 16 (26.23%) JIRA
3 9 (14.75%) Bugzilla
3 9 (14.75%) WebDriver
4 7 (11.48%) NUnit
5 6 (9.84%) JMeter
6 5 (8.20%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.92%) HP UFT
7 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.64%) JUnit
9 1 (1.64%) QARun
9 1 (1.64%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) Web Services
2 12 (19.67%) REST
3 8 (13.11%) .NET
3 8 (13.11%) XML
4 7 (11.48%) HTML
5 6 (9.84%) SOAP
6 1 (1.64%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (77.05%) Test Automation
2 45 (73.77%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (59.02%) Scrum
4 18 (29.51%) Software Testing
5 14 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (21.31%) OO
6 13 (21.31%) Performance Testing
6 13 (21.31%) SDLC
7 12 (19.67%) Automation Testing
8 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
9 9 (14.75%) Defect Tracking
9 9 (14.75%) QA Automation
9 9 (14.75%) Test Strategy
10 8 (13.11%) Manual Testing
11 7 (11.48%) OOP
12 6 (9.84%) Defect Management
12 6 (9.84%) TDD
12 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
13 5 (8.20%) Automated Testing
13 5 (8.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) Java
1 24 (39.34%) Python
2 22 (36.07%) C#
3 21 (34.43%) Perl
4 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
4 13 (21.31%) SQL
5 9 (14.75%) C++
6 1 (1.64%) Ruby
6 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (60.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (59.02%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Perforce
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
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