The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 652 720 695
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 218 144 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 196 110 158
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £35,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Automation Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in England

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
London +8 77 £47,500 -9.52% 2
South East +23 69 £43,500 +2.35% 3
East of England +7 30 £40,000 -5.88% 2
West Midlands -3 18 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North West -18 14 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Yorkshire -12 7 £38,000 +68.88% 2
South West -20 2 £52,500 +31.25% 1
East Midlands +15 1 £35,000 +18.64%
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 266 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (50.31%) Selenium
3 234 (48.45%) Java
4 219 (45.34%) Test Automation
5 218 (45.13%) SQL
6 213 (44.10%) QA
7 171 (35.40%) C#
8 153 (31.68%) BDD
9 142 (29.40%) WebDriver
10 137 (28.36%) Test Scripting
11 133 (27.54%) Automation Testing
12 126 (26.09%) Finance
13 117 (24.22%) Cucumber
14 114 (23.60%) Continuous Integration
15 109 (22.57%) Scrum
16 106 (21.95%) JavaScript
17 93 (19.25%) TDD
17 93 (19.25%) Ruby
18 83 (17.18%) Windows
19 80 (16.56%) JIRA
20 79 (16.36%) HTML
21 77 (15.94%) Software Testing
22 76 (15.73%) Degree
22 76 (15.73%) Jenkins
23 74 (15.32%) Linux
23 74 (15.32%) Automated Testing
24 73 (15.11%) Python
25 65 (13.46%) UNIX
26 63 (13.04%) Oracle
26 63 (13.04%) Software Engineering

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 41 (8.49%) IIS
2 29 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 26 (5.38%) Oracle Workflow
4 14 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.69%) WebLogic
5 13 (2.69%) WebSphere
5 13 (2.69%) OpenStack
6 11 (2.28%) JBoss
7 10 (2.07%) GlassFish
7 10 (2.07%) Confluence
8 7 (1.45%) Apache
9 5 (1.04%) Node.js
9 5 (1.04%) nginx
10 1 (0.21%) uiautomator
10 1 (0.21%) Mule
10 1 (0.21%) Drupal
10 1 (0.21%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.28%) MS Office
3 5 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.66%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.07%) SaaS
2 10 (2.07%) IBM SmartCloud
3 4 (0.83%) GitHub
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.25%) Internet
2 14 (2.90%) DNS
3 12 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.07%) BIG-IP
5 4 (0.83%) VLAN
5 4 (0.83%) iSCSI
5 4 (0.83%) NAS
5 4 (0.83%) IPv6
6 3 (0.62%) HTTP
7 2 (0.41%) LDAP
7 2 (0.41%) SSH
7 2 (0.41%) DVB
7 2 (0.41%) Firewall
8 1 (0.21%) Wireless
8 1 (0.21%) Network Security
8 1 (0.21%) SMS
8 1 (0.21%) VoIP
8 1 (0.21%) SNMP
8 1 (0.21%) MPLS
8 1 (0.21%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (6.00%) MySQL
4 21 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.69%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.66%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.83%) Redis
7 4 (0.83%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.21%) OLAP
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.21%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 243 (50.31%) Selenium
2 142 (29.40%) WebDriver
3 117 (24.22%) Cucumber
4 80 (16.56%) JIRA
5 76 (15.73%) Jenkins
6 59 (12.22%) QuickTest Pro
7 53 (10.97%) Git (software)
8 52 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 50 (10.35%) JUnit
10 46 (9.52%) NUnit
11 42 (8.70%) Subversion
12 41 (8.49%) Visual Studio
12 41 (8.49%) SpecFlow
12 41 (8.49%) Ranorex
13 35 (7.25%) Hudson
14 34 (7.04%) JBehave
15 33 (6.83%) JMeter
16 32 (6.63%) Calabash
17 29 (6.00%) NuGet
17 29 (6.00%) WiX
General
1 126 (26.09%) Finance
2 12 (2.48%) Games
3 11 (2.28%) Retail
4 9 (1.86%) Banking
5 7 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.04%) Publishing
6 5 (1.04%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.04%) Back Office
7 4 (0.83%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.62%) Marketing
8 3 (0.62%) Advertising
9 2 (0.41%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
10 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.21%) Turkish Language
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (16.36%) HTML
2 55 (11.39%) Web Services
3 48 (9.94%) XML
4 47 (9.73%) RESTful
5 45 (9.32%) CSS
6 31 (6.42%) Gherkin
7 29 (6.00%) X-Windows
8 26 (5.38%) HTML5
9 20 (4.14%) .NET
10 19 (3.93%) J2EE
11 18 (3.73%) SOAP
12 16 (3.31%) LAMP
13 9 (1.86%) JSON
14 6 (1.24%) Spring
15 5 (1.04%) Swing
16 4 (0.83%) Struts
16 4 (0.83%) Django
16 4 (0.83%) REST
16 4 (0.83%) Natural Language Processing
16 4 (0.83%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.49%) Computer Science
2 36 (7.45%) Open Source
3 33 (6.83%) Management Information System
4 28 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (4.14%) Mobile App
7 17 (3.52%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.24%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.04%) User Experience
9 5 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.04%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.62%) Social Media
12 2 (0.41%) iPad
12 2 (0.41%) Social Network
12 2 (0.41%) iPhone
12 2 (0.41%) MPEG
12 2 (0.41%) Spread Betting
13 1 (0.21%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.21%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 83 (17.18%) Windows
2 74 (15.32%) Linux
3 65 (13.46%) UNIX
4 29 (6.00%) Windows 7
4 29 (6.00%) Windows 8
5 16 (3.31%) Apple iOS
5 16 (3.31%) Android
6 13 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.41%) AIX
9 2 (0.41%) Solaris
10 1 (0.21%) SUSE
10 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (45.34%) Test Automation
3 153 (31.68%) BDD
4 137 (28.36%) Test Scripting
5 133 (27.54%) Automation Testing
6 114 (23.60%) Continuous Integration
7 109 (22.57%) Scrum
8 93 (19.25%) TDD
9 77 (15.94%) Software Testing
10 74 (15.32%) Automated Testing
11 63 (13.04%) Software Engineering
12 54 (11.18%) E-Commerce
13 52 (10.77%) Regression Testing
14 51 (10.56%) Workflow
15 47 (9.73%) DevOps
16 36 (7.45%) Test Strategy
17 34 (7.04%) User Stories
17 34 (7.04%) Project Management
18 30 (6.21%) Manual Testing
19 29 (6.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 234 (48.45%) Java
2 218 (45.13%) SQL
3 171 (35.40%) C#
4 106 (21.95%) JavaScript
5 93 (19.25%) Ruby
6 73 (15.11%) Python
7 63 (13.04%) PowerShell
8 46 (9.52%) C++
9 42 (8.70%) Perl
9 42 (8.70%) Bash Shell
10 31 (6.42%) PHP
11 20 (4.14%) C
12 19 (3.93%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.69%) Tcl
14 12 (2.48%) Korn
15 8 (1.66%) Delphi
16 7 (1.45%) Groovy
17 4 (0.83%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.62%) Scala
19 2 (0.41%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 76 (15.73%) Degree
2 44 (9.11%) ISEB
3 26 (5.38%) ISTQB
4 13 (2.69%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (1.86%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.21%) PhD
7 1 (0.21%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (44.10%) QA
2 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.21%) TickIT
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 44 (9.11%) Hyper-V
2 18 (3.73%) vSphere
3 14 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.07%) vCloud
5 7 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.62%) Gluster
7 2 (0.41%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.41%) XenApp
7 2 (0.41%) NFS
7 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.21%) XenServer
8 1 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 35 (7.25%) Puppet
2 29 (6.00%) SCVMM
3 28 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (3.73%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (3.52%) Ansible
6 6 (1.24%) Salt
7 2 (0.41%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.21%) Nagios
8 1 (0.21%) AppManager
8 1 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.21%) SCCM
8 1 (0.21%) Opsview
8 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 63 (13.04%) Oracle
2 44 (9.11%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.35%) VMware
4 16 (3.31%) HP
5 14 (2.90%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.07%) IBM
6 10 (2.07%) TOWER Software
6 10 (2.07%) F5
6 10 (2.07%) SaltStack
7 6 (1.24%) Fidessa
8 4 (0.83%) Google
9 3 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.62%) Cerillion
10 2 (0.41%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.41%) Veritas
10 2 (0.41%) Citrix
11 1 (0.21%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.21%) Zend
11 1 (0.21%) Teradata
11 1 (0.21%) NetIQ
London
Periscopix
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits pension, healthcare, free parking
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Slough, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
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XLN Telecom
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
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