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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 116 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 15 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.61% 0.093% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.096% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 0
Average salary £33,000 £44,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2336 2077 2653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.84% 96.51% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1865 1668 2288
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 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 +9 15 £33,000 -25.84%
Automation Engineer
East of England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 16 (69.57%) Python
1 16 (69.57%) QA
1 16 (69.57%) Test Automation
2 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) C++
3 9 (39.13%) HTML
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) C
5 7 (30.43%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) XML
5 7 (30.43%) UNIX
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
5 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
5 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
6 6 (26.09%) JIRA
6 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Load Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
6 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
6 6 (26.09%) ISEB
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
8 4 (17.39%) NAS
8 4 (17.39%) Selenium

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) IPv6
2 4 (17.39%) VLAN
2 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
2 4 (17.39%) NAS
3 3 (13.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
3 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.70%) TestNG
4 2 (8.70%) JUnit
4 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.35%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) UNIX
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Test Automation
2 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
3 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Load Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Python
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) C++
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
5 7 (30.43%) C
5 7 (30.43%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) ISEB
2 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
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