The first table below looks at the demand for the Automation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Specialist
Rank 268 257 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 14 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.012% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.012% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £46,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-7.02% +12.80%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8167 8088 8844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.51% 95.93% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6790 7035 7353
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Automation Specialist
England

Automation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Specialist in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Automation Specialist
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Specialist across the East of England region.

Automation Specialist Salary Trend in the East of England

Automation Specialist
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 Specialist within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Essex - 9 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire +11 1 - -
Automation Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Automation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 19 (86.36%) Test Automation
2 16 (72.73%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (68.18%) VBScript
4 11 (50.00%) VB
4 11 (50.00%) HP
4 11 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (45.45%) Selenium
5 10 (45.45%) .NET
5 10 (45.45%) SQL
5 10 (45.45%) C#
5 10 (45.45%) Java
6 9 (40.91%) Windows
6 9 (40.91%) QA
7 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
8 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
8 6 (27.27%) Finance
8 6 (27.27%) Marketing
8 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
8 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (22.73%) Magento
9 5 (22.73%) Wealth Management
9 5 (22.73%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (22.73%) WCF
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle CRM
9 5 (22.73%) JD Edwards
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (22.73%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Automation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Magento
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (45.45%) Selenium
3 5 (22.73%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (22.73%) NUnit
4 4 (18.18%) Moq
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
1 6 (27.27%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) WCF
2 5 (22.73%) SOAP
2 5 (22.73%) Web Services
3 4 (18.18%) WF
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Test Automation
2 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
3 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Wealth Management
4 5 (22.73%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) CRM
5 4 (18.18%) Workflow
5 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Email Marketing
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.55%) Customer Insight
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) VBScript
2 11 (50.00%) VB
3 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) PHP
4 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
4 5 (22.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
1 5 (22.73%) ISEB
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (22.73%) JD Edwards
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Marketo
3 1 (4.55%) Neolane
3 1 (4.55%) Eloqua