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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 240 246 251
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 22 4 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.054% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.057% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 31
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,900 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
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
7656 7017 8753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.94% 94.61% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6309 6024 7467
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 19 August 2014.

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 19 August 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 +13 10 £42,250 +6.96% 1
Hertfordshire -1 7 £42,500 +39.34% 1
Suffolk - 4 £40,000 -
Essex +2 1 - -
Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 32 (86.49%) Java
2 29 (78.38%) Test Automation
3 21 (56.76%) C#
4 19 (51.35%) QA
5 16 (43.24%) Selenium
5 16 (43.24%) Test Strategy
5 16 (43.24%) Automation Testing
5 16 (43.24%) C++
6 15 (40.54%) Test Scripting
6 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
6 15 (40.54%) Degree
7 9 (24.32%) SQL
7 9 (24.32%) JUnit
7 9 (24.32%) UNIX
7 9 (24.32%) Windows
7 9 (24.32%) Python
8 8 (21.62%) BDD
8 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
8 8 (21.62%) Mathematics
8 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
8 8 (21.62%) XML
8 8 (21.62%) .NET
8 8 (21.62%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (18.92%) C
9 7 (18.92%) WinRunner
9 7 (18.92%) Delphi
9 7 (18.92%) HTML
9 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
9 7 (18.92%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (5.41%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.81%) IPv6
2 4 (10.81%) NAS
2 4 (10.81%) VLAN
2 4 (10.81%) iSCSI
3 3 (8.11%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) 3G
4 2 (5.41%) 2G
4 2 (5.41%) LTE
5 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.70%) RNC
5 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.70%) DNS
5 1 (2.70%) 3GPP
5 1 (2.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Selenium
2 9 (24.32%) JUnit
3 8 (21.62%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (18.92%) WinRunner
4 7 (18.92%) JBehave
4 7 (18.92%) WebDriver
5 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.41%) Subversion
6 2 (5.41%) NUnit
6 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.70%) Maven
7 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.70%) WATIR
7 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.70%) MSTest
7 1 (2.70%) Valgrind
7 1 (2.70%) RSpec
7 1 (2.70%) Hudson
7 1 (2.70%) Calabash
General
1 4 (10.81%) Multimedia
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) XML
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 7 (18.92%) HTML
3 6 (16.22%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) Java EE
4 1 (2.70%) RESTful
4 1 (2.70%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Mathematics
1 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Handset
3 1 (2.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) UNIX
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Test Automation
2 16 (43.24%) Test Strategy
2 16 (43.24%) Automation Testing
3 15 (40.54%) Test Scripting
3 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.62%) BDD
4 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.92%) Analytics
6 6 (16.22%) TDD
7 5 (13.51%) Validation
8 3 (8.11%) OO
8 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.41%) Wealth Management
9 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.70%) Fault Management
10 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) Java
2 21 (56.76%) C#
3 16 (43.24%) C++
4 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 9 (24.32%) Python
5 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
6 7 (18.92%) C
6 7 (18.92%) Delphi
7 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.41%) VBScript
8 2 (5.41%) VB
9 1 (2.70%) Ruby
9 1 (2.70%) Korn
9 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (51.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.70%) vSphere
1 1 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) F5
3 1 (2.70%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) MKS
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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