The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Specialist
Rank 260 267 246
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 5 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.071% 0.014% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.014% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £47,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +23.52%
Automation Specialist
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
6796 7080 6618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.67% 96.58% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5554 5734 5369
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016. 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
Essex +5 4 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 -
Automation Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) QA
3 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (66.67%) HP
3 6 (66.67%) HP UFT
4 5 (55.56%) QA Automation
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) MS Office
7 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (22.22%) Selenium
8 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
8 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
8 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 1 (11.11%) Korn
8 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
8 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
8 1 (11.11%) VMware
8 1 (11.11%) Subversion
8 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
8 1 (11.11%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (11.11%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) QA Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Korn
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) vCloud
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) SaltStack
3 1 (11.11%) Software AG
3 1 (11.11%) VMware