The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 164 189 161
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.028% 0.11% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.11% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Automation Engineer
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 East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3330 3511 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.82% 97.04% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2814 2908 2639
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 the East Midlands

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) QA
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) WatiN
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP