The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 731 757 749
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 172 106 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.100% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 150 94 123
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108008 100411 112253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 88395 84589 96881
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,988 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Automation Engineer
UK

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 16 April 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 16 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -17 101 £47,500 -5.00% 10
South East +4 34 £47,500 +18.75% 8
East of England +8 14 £40,000 - 2
South West +7 11 £37,500 +4.16%
North West +6 10 £35,000 - 4
West Midlands +7 7 £46,250 -19.56%
East Midlands -21 5 £32,000 -1.53% 2
North East - 3 £28,636 -
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 198 (65.56%) Selenium
2 179 (59.27%) Test Automation
3 176 (58.28%) QA
4 145 (48.01%) Java
5 130 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
6 118 (39.07%) C#
7 99 (32.78%) SQL
8 94 (31.13%) Cucumber
9 75 (24.83%) BDD
9 75 (24.83%) .NET
10 74 (24.50%) WebDriver
11 71 (23.51%) Linux
11 71 (23.51%) Test Scripting
12 67 (22.19%) Test Strategy
13 66 (21.85%) Degree
14 63 (20.86%) Windows
15 61 (20.20%) Python
15 61 (20.20%) TDD
16 59 (19.54%) Scrum
17 58 (19.21%) Web Services
18 55 (18.21%) Automated Testing
18 55 (18.21%) Software Testing
19 54 (17.88%) C++
20 52 (17.22%) Automation Testing
21 50 (16.56%) Finance
22 49 (16.23%) OO
23 46 (15.23%) JavaScript
23 46 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
24 40 (13.25%) JUnit
25 37 (12.25%) UNIX

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 13 (4.30%) Apache
2 4 (1.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.99%) WinCC
4 2 (0.66%) IIS
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.33%) CMS
5 1 (0.33%) Confluence
5 1 (0.33%) Node.js
5 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.99%) SaaS
3 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.66%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
5 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.32%) HTTP
3 4 (1.32%) SNMP
3 4 (1.32%) FTP
3 4 (1.32%) NAS
4 3 (0.99%) Firewall
4 3 (0.99%) VLAN
5 2 (0.66%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.66%) LTE
5 2 (0.66%) 2G
5 2 (0.66%) LDAP
5 2 (0.66%) Internet
5 2 (0.66%) 3G
6 1 (0.33%) DNS
6 1 (0.33%) SMS
6 1 (0.33%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.26%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.62%) MySQL
3 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.33%) Redis
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 198 (65.56%) Selenium
2 94 (31.13%) Cucumber
3 74 (24.50%) WebDriver
4 40 (13.25%) JUnit
5 29 (9.60%) WinRunner
5 29 (9.60%) Jenkins
6 26 (8.61%) Hudson
6 26 (8.61%) SoapUI
7 24 (7.95%) QuickTest Pro
8 22 (7.28%) Visual Studio
8 22 (7.28%) TestComplete
9 19 (6.29%) Ranorex
9 19 (6.29%) JBehave
10 17 (5.63%) WATIR
11 14 (4.64%) Maven
11 14 (4.64%) SpecFlow
12 13 (4.30%) MbUnit
13 12 (3.97%) JIRA
14 10 (3.31%) TeamCity
14 10 (3.31%) Ant
General
1 50 (16.56%) Finance
2 16 (5.30%) Games
3 13 (4.30%) Back Office
4 9 (2.98%) Marketing
5 8 (2.65%) Banking
6 7 (2.32%) Advertising
7 6 (1.99%) Retail
8 4 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.32%) Front Office
9 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.66%) Legal
10 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (24.83%) .NET
2 58 (19.21%) Web Services
3 33 (10.93%) SOAP
4 26 (8.61%) Gherkin
5 25 (8.28%) .NET Framework
6 19 (6.29%) XML
7 14 (4.64%) REST
8 13 (4.30%) J2EE
9 12 (3.97%) RESTful
10 11 (3.64%) HTML
11 10 (3.31%) XSD
12 9 (2.98%) JSON
13 7 (2.32%) CSS
14 5 (1.66%) Spring
14 5 (1.66%) Ajax
14 5 (1.66%) WCF
15 4 (1.32%) Django
15 4 (1.32%) ASP.NET
16 3 (0.99%) Middleware
16 3 (0.99%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.93%) Mathematics
2 28 (9.27%) Open Source
3 24 (7.95%) Computer Science
4 22 (7.28%) Client/Server
5 14 (4.64%) Video on Demand
6 13 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.65%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.32%) IPTV
9 6 (1.99%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.32%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.32%) Grid Computing
10 4 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.99%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.99%) iPad
11 3 (0.99%) SCADA
12 2 (0.66%) Social Network
12 2 (0.66%) iPhone
12 2 (0.66%) Streaming Video
13 1 (0.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 71 (23.51%) Linux
2 63 (20.86%) Windows
3 37 (12.25%) UNIX
4 18 (5.96%) Android
5 14 (4.64%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.32%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.66%) Debian
8 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.33%) CentOS
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (59.27%) Test Automation
2 130 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (24.83%) BDD
4 71 (23.51%) Test Scripting
5 67 (22.19%) Test Strategy
6 61 (20.20%) TDD
7 59 (19.54%) Scrum
8 55 (18.21%) Software Testing
8 55 (18.21%) Automated Testing
9 52 (17.22%) Automation Testing
10 49 (16.23%) OO
11 46 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (11.92%) Software Engineering
13 31 (10.26%) Analytics
14 20 (6.62%) User Stories
15 17 (5.63%) RAD
16 15 (4.97%) Configuration Management
16 15 (4.97%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (4.64%) Unit Testing
17 14 (4.64%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 145 (48.01%) Java
2 118 (39.07%) C#
3 99 (32.78%) SQL
4 61 (20.20%) Python
5 54 (17.88%) C++
6 46 (15.23%) JavaScript
7 37 (12.25%) Ruby
8 30 (9.93%) PHP
9 23 (7.62%) C
9 23 (7.62%) Perl
10 20 (6.62%) VBScript
11 14 (4.64%) VB
11 14 (4.64%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.98%) Delphi
13 4 (1.32%) Scala
14 3 (0.99%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.66%) Lua
15 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (21.85%) Degree
2 34 (11.26%) ISEB
3 18 (5.96%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.99%) SAP Certification
5 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.66%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.66%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (58.28%) QA
2 6 (1.99%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.32%) NFS
3 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.66%) XenApp
3 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (4.64%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (4.30%) Puppet
3 12 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.66%) SCCM
5 4 (1.32%) WMI
6 2 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.66%) Nagios
6 2 (0.66%) Ansible
7 1 (0.33%) AppManager
7 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 36 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.62%) HP
3 13 (4.30%) Oracle
3 13 (4.30%) VMware
4 6 (1.99%) SAP
5 5 (1.66%) CA
5 5 (1.66%) SolarWinds
5 5 (1.66%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.32%) LogRhythm
6 4 (1.32%) Hitachi
6 4 (1.32%) JBoss
6 4 (1.32%) Cisco
6 4 (1.32%) Qualys
7 3 (0.99%) NetIQ
8 2 (0.66%) Citrix
9 1 (0.33%) Remedy
9 1 (0.33%) MKS
9 1 (0.33%) ION Trading
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