The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 256 261 288
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 9 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.14% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 3
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6669 7445 8317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.64% 97.66% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5493 6093 6898
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Hertfordshire - 6 £45,000 - 1
Essex +5 2 - -
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 10 (62.50%) QA
2 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) QA Automation
4 7 (43.75%) WebDriver
5 6 (37.50%) JBehave
5 6 (37.50%) Java
5 6 (37.50%) REST
6 5 (31.25%) BDD
6 5 (31.25%) JUnit
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) Internet
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) RESTful
6 5 (31.25%) TDD
6 5 (31.25%) RIA
7 4 (25.00%) C#
7 4 (25.00%) SDET
8 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
8 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
8 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
9 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) GlassFish
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) JBoss
1 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (12.50%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) WebDriver
3 6 (37.50%) JBehave
4 5 (31.25%) JUnit
5 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
5 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 2 (12.50%) Subversion
7 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 1 (6.25%) JMeter
General
1 2 (12.50%) Automotive
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) REST
2 5 (31.25%) RESTful
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) RIA
2 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Physics
2 2 (12.50%) Robotics
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) QA Automation
3 5 (31.25%) BDD
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) API Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 2 (12.50%) Korn
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
2 4 (25.00%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 2 (12.50%) vCloud
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) F5
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 2 (12.50%) SaltStack
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
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