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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 606 633 750
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +117
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 278 271 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.25% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.26% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 243 236 86
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.00%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +2 132 £55,000 +4.76% 23
South East +18 67 £50,000 +17.64% 12
Yorkshire +25 33 £40,000 +23.07% 4
East of England +10 21 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North West -10 9 £45,000 +12.50%
South West -23 7 £34,500 -1.42%
West Midlands -6 6 £40,000 -5.88%
East Midlands +2 4 £33,750 -25.00% 1
North East -11 1 £30,000 -5.36%
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 270 (58.70%) Test Automation
2 249 (54.13%) Agile Software Development
3 246 (53.48%) Selenium
4 197 (42.83%) Java
5 161 (35.00%) Linux
6 154 (33.48%) SQL
7 153 (33.26%) Continuous Integration
8 137 (29.78%) Ruby
9 135 (29.35%) QA
10 130 (28.26%) Automation Testing
11 129 (28.04%) Python
12 125 (27.17%) C#
13 118 (25.65%) WebDriver
14 114 (24.78%) Finance
15 107 (23.26%) Jenkins
16 102 (22.17%) BDD
17 101 (21.96%) TDD
18 98 (21.30%) Scrum
19 94 (20.43%) Cucumber
20 89 (19.35%) Git (software)
21 84 (18.26%) Test Scripting
22 79 (17.17%) Degree
23 75 (16.30%) UNIX
24 74 (16.09%) Automated Testing
25 72 (15.65%) DevOps
26 70 (15.22%) Windows
27 66 (14.35%) JUnit
28 61 (13.26%) Perl
28 61 (13.26%) OO
29 57 (12.39%) Puppet

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 26 (5.65%) OpenStack
2 22 (4.78%) IIS
3 19 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.39%) JBoss
4 11 (2.39%) WebSphere
4 11 (2.39%) GlassFish
4 11 (2.39%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.74%) Apache
6 7 (1.52%) Confluence
7 5 (1.09%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.87%) CMS
9 3 (0.65%) Drupal
9 3 (0.65%) Node.js
10 2 (0.43%) WordPress
11 1 (0.22%) WinCC
11 1 (0.22%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
Applications
1 6 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Temenos T24
1 4 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.48%) SaaS
3 11 (2.39%) IBM SmartCloud
3 11 (2.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (0.43%) GitHub
4 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.22%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.78%) TCP/IP
2 17 (3.70%) DNS
3 13 (2.83%) SNMP
4 11 (2.39%) BIG-IP
5 7 (1.52%) HTTP
5 7 (1.52%) LAN
5 7 (1.52%) WAN
6 4 (0.87%) Internet
7 3 (0.65%) SMTP
8 2 (0.43%) DHCP
8 2 (0.43%) ATM
9 1 (0.22%) LDAP
9 1 (0.22%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.22%) 3G
9 1 (0.22%) Firewall
9 1 (0.22%) 2G
9 1 (0.22%) VPN
9 1 (0.22%) RNC
9 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.74%) SQL Server
1 31 (6.74%) Relational Database
2 14 (3.04%) MySQL
3 13 (2.83%) OpenTSDB
3 13 (2.83%) HBase
3 13 (2.83%) Hadoop
4 9 (1.96%) Big Data
5 5 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.87%) OLTP
7 3 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.65%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.43%) SQLite
9 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 246 (53.48%) Selenium
2 118 (25.65%) WebDriver
3 107 (23.26%) Jenkins
4 94 (20.43%) Cucumber
5 89 (19.35%) Git (software)
6 66 (14.35%) JUnit
7 54 (11.74%) WATIR
8 52 (11.30%) RSpec
9 50 (10.87%) Subversion
10 48 (10.43%) JIRA
11 43 (9.35%) NUnit
12 38 (8.26%) Maven
13 29 (6.30%) RubyGems
14 28 (6.09%) Visual Studio
15 27 (5.87%) Team Foundation Server
16 24 (5.22%) FitNesse
16 24 (5.22%) HP UFT
16 24 (5.22%) JMeter
17 23 (5.00%) SpecFlow
18 21 (4.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 114 (24.78%) Finance
2 36 (7.83%) Banking
3 28 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.91%) Retail
5 14 (3.04%) Online Betting
6 12 (2.61%) Games
6 12 (2.61%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.39%) Marketing
8 6 (1.30%) Law
9 5 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.87%) Legal
10 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.65%) Automotive
12 2 (0.43%) Publishing
12 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.22%) Front Office
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (9.78%) .NET
2 44 (9.57%) XML
3 27 (5.87%) RESTful
4 26 (5.65%) REST
5 24 (5.22%) Web Services
6 22 (4.78%) SOAP
7 16 (3.48%) HTML
8 15 (3.26%) Gherkin
9 14 (3.04%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.39%) JSON
10 11 (2.39%) Spring
10 11 (2.39%) ASP.NET
11 8 (1.74%) Struts
11 8 (1.74%) Swing
11 8 (1.74%) SWT
12 7 (1.52%) jQuery
12 7 (1.52%) CSS
13 5 (1.09%) Middleware
13 5 (1.09%) XSD
13 5 (1.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.30%) Computer Science
2 18 (3.91%) Mobile App
3 12 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (1.96%) User Experience
5 8 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.74%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.30%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.30%) Statistics
7 4 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.65%) STB
8 3 (0.65%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.65%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.65%) iPad
8 3 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.43%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.43%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.43%) Wiki
9 2 (0.43%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 161 (35.00%) Linux
2 75 (16.30%) UNIX
3 70 (15.22%) Windows
4 30 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (4.78%) Apple iOS
6 20 (4.35%) Android
7 16 (3.48%) Ubuntu
7 16 (3.48%) CentOS
8 11 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.09%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.87%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.87%) SUSE
12 3 (0.65%) Debian
13 2 (0.43%) Fedora
13 2 (0.43%) Solaris
14 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (58.70%) Test Automation
2 249 (54.13%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (33.26%) Continuous Integration
4 130 (28.26%) Automation Testing
5 102 (22.17%) BDD
6 101 (21.96%) TDD
7 98 (21.30%) Scrum
8 84 (18.26%) Test Scripting
9 74 (16.09%) Automated Testing
10 72 (15.65%) DevOps
11 61 (13.26%) OO
12 56 (12.17%) Continuous Delivery
13 46 (10.00%) Software Engineering
14 43 (9.35%) Configuration Management
15 34 (7.39%) Software Testing
16 33 (7.17%) E-Commerce
17 32 (6.96%) Build Automation
18 31 (6.74%) SDLC
18 31 (6.74%) Manual Testing
19 29 (6.30%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 197 (42.83%) Java
2 154 (33.48%) SQL
3 137 (29.78%) Ruby
4 129 (28.04%) Python
5 125 (27.17%) C#
6 61 (13.26%) Perl
7 50 (10.87%) Bash Shell
8 29 (6.30%) JavaScript
9 25 (5.43%) PowerShell
10 20 (4.35%) C++
11 19 (4.13%) T-SQL
11 19 (4.13%) PHP
12 18 (3.91%) C
13 17 (3.70%) Groovy
14 14 (3.04%) Korn
15 13 (2.83%) sed
15 13 (2.83%) Go
15 13 (2.83%) AWK
16 11 (2.39%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 79 (17.17%) Degree
2 31 (6.74%) ISEB
3 29 (6.30%) ISTQB
4 15 (3.26%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.83%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (29.35%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) WAI
3 1 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.22%) GAMP
3 1 (0.22%) GMP
System Software
1 28 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 17 (3.70%) vSphere
4 15 (3.26%) vCloud
5 9 (1.96%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.52%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 57 (12.39%) Puppet
2 45 (9.78%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (6.52%) Ansible
4 14 (3.04%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (2.83%) yum
5 13 (2.83%) Opsview
6 11 (2.39%) Nagios
7 9 (1.96%) WMI
8 3 (0.65%) CA LISA
8 3 (0.65%) Rundeck
8 3 (0.65%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 46 (10.00%) Oracle
2 41 (8.91%) VMware
3 31 (6.74%) Microsoft
4 30 (6.52%) Red Hat
5 15 (3.26%) IBM
5 15 (3.26%) Atlassian
6 11 (2.39%) F5
6 11 (2.39%) HP
6 11 (2.39%) SaltStack
7 5 (1.09%) LANDesk
7 5 (1.09%) Symantec
8 4 (0.87%) SolarWinds
8 4 (0.87%) Green Hat
9 3 (0.65%) Google
9 3 (0.65%) CA
10 2 (0.43%) Apple
10 2 (0.43%) SAP
10 2 (0.43%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.22%) Siemens
11 1 (0.22%) Splunk
Hampshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days holiday, Life and
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Package/Pension/Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Limited
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-35k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum + v strong Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago