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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 236 238 267
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 23 3 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.043% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.045% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 26
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,900 £28,625
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,750 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
7290 6738 8754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.30% 95.49% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5957 5795 7457
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 £25,000 £24,500
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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Hertfordshire -2 12 £48,750 +59.83%
Cambridgeshire +2 8 £40,000 +1.26% 1
Essex - 2 - -
Suffolk - 1 £40,000 -
Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 36 (90.00%) Java
2 31 (77.50%) Test Automation
3 25 (62.50%) C#
4 21 (52.50%) Selenium
5 19 (47.50%) Test Scripting
5 19 (47.50%) QA
6 16 (40.00%) C++
7 15 (37.50%) Test Strategy
7 15 (37.50%) Automation Testing
7 15 (37.50%) Degree
7 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
8 14 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (35.00%) JUnit
8 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (32.50%) SQL
9 13 (32.50%) XML
9 13 (32.50%) BDD
10 12 (30.00%) JBehave
11 10 (25.00%) UNIX
11 10 (25.00%) Windows
12 9 (22.50%) Python
12 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
13 8 (20.00%) Mathematics
13 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
13 8 (20.00%) .NET
14 7 (17.50%) WinRunner
14 7 (17.50%) Delphi
14 7 (17.50%) HTML
14 7 (17.50%) C

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (7.50%) GlassFish
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.00%) IPv6
2 4 (10.00%) NAS
2 4 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (10.00%) VLAN
3 3 (7.50%) Internet
4 2 (5.00%) DNS
4 2 (5.00%) 3G
4 2 (5.00%) 2G
4 2 (5.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (5.00%) LTE
5 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.50%) RNC
5 1 (2.50%) 3GPP
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Selenium
2 14 (35.00%) JUnit
3 12 (30.00%) JBehave
4 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (17.50%) WinRunner
5 7 (17.50%) SpecFlow
5 7 (17.50%) WebDriver
5 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
5 7 (17.50%) NUnit
6 6 (15.00%) WATIR
6 6 (15.00%) Calabash
6 6 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (7.50%) Subversion
8 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.50%) Hudson
9 1 (2.50%) MSTest
9 1 (2.50%) Valgrind
9 1 (2.50%) RSpec
9 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (10.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) XML
2 8 (20.00%) .NET
3 7 (17.50%) HTML
4 6 (15.00%) RESTful
4 6 (15.00%) Gherkin
4 6 (15.00%) Web Services
4 6 (15.00%) J2EE
5 1 (2.50%) Java EE
5 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.00%) Open Source
3 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Handset
4 1 (2.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) UNIX
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Test Automation
2 19 (47.50%) Test Scripting
3 15 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 15 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (32.50%) BDD
6 7 (17.50%) Analytics
6 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
7 6 (15.00%) TDD
8 5 (12.50%) Validation
8 5 (12.50%) OO
9 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
10 2 (5.00%) ITIL
10 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
11 1 (2.50%) Manual Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (90.00%) Java
2 25 (62.50%) C#
3 16 (40.00%) C++
4 13 (32.50%) SQL
5 9 (22.50%) Python
5 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
6 7 (17.50%) Delphi
6 7 (17.50%) C
7 6 (15.00%) Ruby
7 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.00%) Perl
8 2 (5.00%) Korn
8 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (47.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.00%) vSphere
1 2 (5.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.00%) Ansible
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) JBoss
2 2 (5.00%) IBM
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
2 2 (5.00%) SaltStack
2 2 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (2.50%) MKS
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £55,000 per annum
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