The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 256 251 238
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 15 3 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.039% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.041% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 32
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.25%
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7631 7312 8121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.61% 94.67% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6389 6276 6918
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Automation Engineer
England

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 23 July 2014. 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 +9 6 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Suffolk - 5 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire -15 3 £42,500 +39.34% 2
Essex -6 1 - -
Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 22 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 21 (70.00%) Java
3 19 (63.33%) C#
4 16 (53.33%) Test Strategy
5 15 (50.00%) QA
6 13 (43.33%) Automation Testing
7 12 (40.00%) Selenium
8 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
8 11 (36.67%) .NET
9 9 (30.00%) C++
10 8 (26.67%) SQL
10 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (26.67%) Degree
10 8 (26.67%) Mathematics
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (23.33%) Analytics
11 7 (23.33%) WinRunner
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 7 (23.33%) Delphi
12 6 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
13 5 (16.67%) OO
13 5 (16.67%) JUnit
13 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
14 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
14 4 (13.33%) BDD
15 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
15 3 (10.00%) JBehave
15 3 (10.00%) Wealth Management
15 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (10.00%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (6.67%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) 3G
1 2 (6.67%) 2G
1 2 (6.67%) LTE
2 1 (3.33%) 3GPP
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.33%) RNC
2 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Selenium
2 7 (23.33%) WinRunner
3 6 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (16.67%) JUnit
5 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
6 3 (10.00%) JBehave
7 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.67%) Subversion
8 1 (3.33%) Maven
8 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
8 1 (3.33%) NUnit
8 1 (3.33%) MSTest
8 1 (3.33%) Valgrind
8 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.33%) Hudson
8 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
8 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
8 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
8 1 (3.33%) RSpec
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Mathematics
2 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) DTV
3 1 (3.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) UNIX
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 16 (53.33%) Test Strategy
3 13 (43.33%) Automation Testing
4 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) Analytics
7 5 (16.67%) OO
7 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (13.33%) BDD
9 3 (10.00%) Wealth Management
9 3 (10.00%) TDD
9 3 (10.00%) OOP
10 2 (6.67%) Validation
10 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
11 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
11 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
11 1 (3.33%) Fault Management
11 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Java
2 19 (63.33%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) C++
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 7 (23.33%) Delphi
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.00%) VBScript
6 3 (10.00%) VB
7 2 (6.67%) Python
8 1 (3.33%) Korn
8 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
1 1 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) MKS
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
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