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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 240 252 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 21 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 0
Average salary £36,000 £41,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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
6941 6791 8021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.04% 95.88% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5625 5529 6919
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +10 14 £34,500 -15.85% 2
Essex -3 6 - -
Hertfordshire -4 1 £65,000 +52.94%
Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 25 (49.02%) Test Automation
2 23 (45.10%) SQL
3 21 (41.18%) Software Testing
4 19 (37.25%) QA
5 17 (33.33%) Selenium
5 17 (33.33%) C#
6 16 (31.37%) Windows
6 16 (31.37%) Python
7 15 (29.41%) Linux
7 15 (29.41%) Java
7 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 15 (29.41%) JUnit
7 15 (29.41%) UNIX
7 15 (29.41%) Test Scripting
7 15 (29.41%) BDD
8 14 (27.45%) F5
8 14 (27.45%) vCloud
8 14 (27.45%) OpenStack
8 14 (27.45%) Puppet
8 14 (27.45%) Relational Database
8 14 (27.45%) IBM SmartCloud
8 14 (27.45%) Ansible
8 14 (27.45%) SaltStack
8 14 (27.45%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (27.45%) GlassFish
8 14 (27.45%) Load Balancing
8 14 (27.45%) Hyper-V
8 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
8 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (27.45%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 14 (27.45%) WebLogic
1 14 (27.45%) IIS
1 14 (27.45%) JBoss
1 14 (27.45%) Tomcat
1 14 (27.45%) WebSphere
1 14 (27.45%) GlassFish
1 14 (27.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (27.45%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) DNS
1 14 (27.45%) BIG-IP
2 3 (5.88%) Wireshark
3 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 2 (3.92%) HTTP
3 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.96%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.96%) DHCP
4 1 (1.96%) 3G
4 1 (1.96%) 2G
4 1 (1.96%) LTE
4 1 (1.96%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 14 (27.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Selenium
2 15 (29.41%) JUnit
3 14 (27.45%) Subversion
3 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
4 13 (25.49%) JBehave
5 12 (23.53%) Cucumber
5 12 (23.53%) SpecFlow
5 12 (23.53%) Jenkins
5 12 (23.53%) Calabash
5 12 (23.53%) NUnit
5 12 (23.53%) WATIR
6 10 (19.61%) JIRA
7 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.92%) TestNG
8 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.96%) JMeter
9 1 (1.96%) Ranorex
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) Web Services
1 12 (23.53%) XML
1 12 (23.53%) RESTful
1 12 (23.53%) Gherkin
2 5 (9.80%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 2 (3.92%) CSS
3 2 (3.92%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Open Source
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
2 15 (29.41%) Linux
2 15 (29.41%) UNIX
3 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (27.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Test Automation
2 21 (41.18%) Software Testing
3 15 (29.41%) BDD
3 15 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 14 (27.45%) Load Balancing
4 14 (27.45%) ITIL
5 10 (19.61%) Automated Testing
6 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Load Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.88%) TDD
9 3 (5.88%) OO
9 3 (5.88%) CRM
9 3 (5.88%) Web Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Automation Testing
9 3 (5.88%) DevOps
10 2 (3.92%) Scrum
10 2 (3.92%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) SQL
2 17 (33.33%) C#
3 16 (31.37%) Python
4 15 (29.41%) Java
5 14 (27.45%) Perl
5 14 (27.45%) Korn
5 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
5 14 (27.45%) Bash Shell
6 12 (23.53%) Ruby
7 5 (9.80%) C++
8 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.92%) C
10 1 (1.96%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) ISEB
1 10 (19.61%) ISTQB
2 6 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (37.25%) QA
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (27.45%) Hyper-V
1 14 (27.45%) vSphere
1 14 (27.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) Puppet
1 14 (27.45%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (27.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Red Hat
1 14 (27.45%) VMware
1 14 (27.45%) F5
1 14 (27.45%) SaltStack
1 14 (27.45%) Oracle
1 14 (27.45%) IBM
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
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