The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 87 122 115
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 3 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.30% 0.057% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.059% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 11
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
Automation Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
983 1690 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.81% 96.90% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 855 1330 1360
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Automation Engineer in the job title.

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +12 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Automation Engineer
North West

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Automation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (25.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) B2B
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat