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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 245 261 267
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 16 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.17% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 0
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +17.85%
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
7130 8031 7928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.00% 95.44% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5893 6697 6916
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Automation Engineer Salary Histogram 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 22 May 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +12 10 £43,750 +9.37% 4
Essex +8 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 18 (48.65%) QA
2 17 (45.95%) Python
3 16 (43.24%) Linux
4 14 (37.84%) Perl
4 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
5 13 (35.14%) Windows
5 13 (35.14%) Selenium
6 12 (32.43%) Oracle
6 12 (32.43%) UNIX
7 11 (29.73%) ITIL
7 11 (29.73%) JBoss
7 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
7 11 (29.73%) DNS
7 11 (29.73%) WebLogic
7 11 (29.73%) IIS
7 11 (29.73%) SQL
7 11 (29.73%) IBM
7 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
7 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (29.73%) VMware
7 11 (29.73%) Subversion
7 11 (29.73%) BIG-IP
7 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
7 11 (29.73%) GlassFish
7 11 (29.73%) Korn
7 11 (29.73%) WebSphere
7 11 (29.73%) Load Balancing
7 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
7 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (29.73%) JBoss
1 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
1 11 (29.73%) WebLogic
1 11 (29.73%) IIS
1 11 (29.73%) GlassFish
1 11 (29.73%) WebSphere
1 11 (29.73%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (29.73%) IBM SmartCloud
1 11 (29.73%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) DNS
1 11 (29.73%) BIG-IP
2 3 (8.11%) Wireshark
3 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.41%) HTTP
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) LTE
4 1 (2.70%) 2G
4 1 (2.70%) 3G
4 1 (2.70%) RNC
4 1 (2.70%) 3GPP
4 1 (2.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Selenium
2 11 (29.73%) Subversion
2 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.22%) JIRA
4 3 (8.11%) QADirector
4 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
4 3 (8.11%) NUnit
5 2 (5.41%) JMeter
5 2 (5.41%) Ranorex
5 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.70%) WATIR
6 1 (2.70%) JBehave
6 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.70%) Behat
6 1 (2.70%) Calabash
6 1 (2.70%) JUnit
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.41%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.70%) RESTful
3 1 (2.70%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.70%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.41%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 13 (35.14%) Windows
3 12 (32.43%) UNIX
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
1 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
1 11 (29.73%) Load Balancing
1 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
1 11 (29.73%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (24.32%) DevOps
3 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
5 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Load Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
6 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
7 4 (10.81%) CRM
7 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.11%) Web Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Automation Testing
8 3 (8.11%) TDD
8 3 (8.11%) Scrum
9 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Python
2 14 (37.84%) Perl
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) Korn
3 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
3 11 (29.73%) Bash Shell
4 9 (24.32%) C#
5 7 (18.92%) C++
6 5 (13.51%) C
7 3 (8.11%) Java
8 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.41%) PHP
8 2 (5.41%) Ruby
9 1 (2.70%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) ISEB
1 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (48.65%) QA
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (29.73%) Hyper-V
1 11 (29.73%) vSphere
1 11 (29.73%) vCloud
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Puppet
1 11 (29.73%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (29.73%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle
2 11 (29.73%) IBM
2 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
2 11 (29.73%) VMware
2 11 (29.73%) F5
2 11 (29.73%) SaltStack
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
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