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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank - 166 162
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 0 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.31% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.32% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £29,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
3007 3478 2875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.52% 96.53% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2502 2874 2533
Average salary £38,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 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 28 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WatiN
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (50.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) WatiN
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP