The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 661 811 822
Rank change year-on-year
+150 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 244 128 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 184 114 116
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
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
88424 98706 105739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75252 82384 86955
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Automation Engineer in the job title.

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 29 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +114 119 £60,000 +14.28% 14
South East +32 46 £50,000 - 4
Yorkshire +42 19 £41,250 -2.94% 2
West Midlands - 19 £50,000 -
East of England +25 9 £45,000 +13.63% 1
North West +21 9 £39,750 -0.62% 2
East Midlands - 9 £35,000 - 1
North East - 8 £50,000 - 1
South West +9 6 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Automation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 260 (56.03%) Linux
2 195 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (32.54%) Python
4 138 (29.74%) Java
5 136 (29.31%) Puppet
6 133 (28.66%) QA
7 129 (27.80%) DevOps
8 128 (27.59%) Windows
9 123 (26.51%) Opscode Chef
10 115 (24.78%) Bash Shell
11 112 (24.14%) Selenium
11 112 (24.14%) Finance
12 108 (23.28%) Ruby
13 104 (22.41%) Jenkins
14 97 (20.91%) Amazon AWS
15 95 (20.47%) Scrum
16 94 (20.26%) VMware
16 94 (20.26%) Ansible
17 90 (19.40%) BDD
18 87 (18.75%) PowerShell
19 86 (18.53%) C#
20 84 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
21 76 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
21 76 (16.38%) Perl
22 72 (15.52%) Web Services
23 71 (15.30%) Windows Server
24 68 (14.66%) TDD
24 68 (14.66%) WebDriver
25 60 (12.93%) QA Automation
26 59 (12.72%) Configuration Management

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (4.53%) IIS
2 15 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.80%) JBoss
4 10 (2.16%) OpenStack
5 9 (1.94%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.72%) Apache
7 6 (1.29%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.08%) Confluence
9 4 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.86%) nginx
9 4 (0.86%) Resin
10 3 (0.65%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.22%) CMS
11 1 (0.22%) Jetty
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (1.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) HipChat
3 1 (0.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 97 (20.91%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (11.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (8.41%) SaaS
4 24 (5.17%) Office 365
5 20 (4.31%) IaaS
6 19 (4.09%) PaaS
7 16 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (2.16%) OpenShift
9 8 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.65%) IBM SmartCloud
11 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.43%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.22%) GitHub
12 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.84%) TCP/IP
2 30 (6.47%) DNS
3 21 (4.53%) Internet
4 19 (4.09%) DHCP
4 19 (4.09%) Firewall
5 14 (3.02%) Multicast
6 6 (1.29%) HTTP
7 4 (0.86%) WAN
8 3 (0.65%) BGP
8 3 (0.65%) BIG-IP
8 3 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.65%) GPRS
8 3 (0.65%) IPsec
8 3 (0.65%) LDAP
8 3 (0.65%) MPLS
8 3 (0.65%) NetScreen
8 3 (0.65%) OSPF
8 3 (0.65%) SMTP
8 3 (0.65%) SSL
8 3 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.31%) MySQL
3 8 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.65%) HBase
4 3 (0.65%) Redis
4 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.43%) Big Data
5 2 (0.43%) MS Access
6 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 112 (24.14%) Selenium
2 104 (22.41%) Jenkins
3 68 (14.66%) WebDriver
4 56 (12.07%) Git (software)
5 54 (11.64%) JIRA
6 48 (10.34%) Cucumber
7 37 (7.97%) Visual Studio
8 33 (7.11%) JUnit
9 28 (6.03%) SpecFlow
10 20 (4.31%) Appium
10 20 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (3.23%) TestNG
12 13 (2.80%) Subversion
12 13 (2.80%) Vagrant
13 12 (2.59%) Calabash
14 10 (2.16%) JMeter
14 10 (2.16%) RSpec
15 9 (1.94%) Hudson
16 8 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (1.51%) JBehave
General
1 112 (24.14%) Finance
2 27 (5.82%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.23%) Retail
4 14 (3.02%) Games
5 8 (1.72%) Online Betting
6 6 (1.29%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.29%) Automotive
7 5 (1.08%) Electronics
7 5 (1.08%) Marketing
8 4 (0.86%) Advertising
9 3 (0.65%) Law
9 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.43%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (15.52%) Web Services
2 41 (8.84%) .NET
3 23 (4.96%) LAMP
3 23 (4.96%) SOAP
4 22 (4.74%) JSON
4 22 (4.74%) XML
5 21 (4.53%) RESTful
6 19 (4.09%) Node.js
7 18 (3.88%) Gherkin
8 16 (3.45%) HTML
9 14 (3.02%) ASP.NET
9 14 (3.02%) REST
10 7 (1.51%) CSS
11 6 (1.29%) J2EE
11 6 (1.29%) OpenGL
11 6 (1.29%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (1.08%) Django
13 4 (0.86%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (0.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 29 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.60%) Public Cloud
3 19 (4.09%) Fintech
4 17 (3.66%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.02%) Mathematics
6 14 (3.02%) User Experience
7 12 (2.59%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.37%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.94%) Robotics
10 7 (1.51%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.51%) RIA
11 6 (1.29%) VCE vBlock
12 5 (1.08%) Cybercrime
12 5 (1.08%) Online Games
13 4 (0.86%) Tandem
14 3 (0.65%) IBM XIV
14 3 (0.65%) iPad
14 3 (0.65%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 260 (56.03%) Linux
2 128 (27.59%) Windows
3 71 (15.30%) Windows Server
4 26 (5.60%) Unix
5 22 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.80%) Android
6 13 (2.80%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.80%) CentOS
7 11 (2.37%) Debian
8 9 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.72%) Ubuntu
10 7 (1.51%) Solaris
11 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.65%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.43%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.43%) SUSE
13 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (27.80%) DevOps
3 95 (20.47%) Scrum
4 90 (19.40%) BDD
5 84 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
6 68 (14.66%) TDD
7 60 (12.93%) QA Automation
8 59 (12.72%) Configuration Management
9 58 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 57 (12.28%) Continuous Delivery
11 41 (8.84%) Automation Testing
12 39 (8.41%) Software Testing
13 37 (7.97%) Mentoring
14 35 (7.54%) E-Commerce
14 35 (7.54%) Software Engineering
15 34 (7.33%) Automated Testing
16 31 (6.68%) SDLC
17 27 (5.82%) OO
18 25 (5.39%) ITIL
18 25 (5.39%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 151 (32.54%) Python
2 138 (29.74%) Java
3 115 (24.78%) Bash Shell
4 108 (23.28%) Ruby
5 87 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 86 (18.53%) C#
7 76 (16.38%) Perl
8 56 (12.07%) PHP
9 50 (10.78%) SQL
10 33 (7.11%) JavaScript
11 12 (2.59%) Go
12 11 (2.37%) C++
13 9 (1.94%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.72%) VBScript
15 7 (1.51%) VB
16 6 (1.29%) Scala
17 5 (1.08%) Erlang
17 5 (1.08%) XPath
18 4 (0.86%) T-SQL
19 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (9.05%) Degree
2 16 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (3.23%) ISEB
4 10 (2.16%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.72%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.29%) RHCE
6 6 (1.29%) RHCSA
7 5 (1.08%) CCNP
8 3 (0.65%) CCIE
8 3 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.65%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.43%) CCDE
9 2 (0.43%) CCSP
9 2 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.43%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.22%) CISSP
10 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (28.66%) QA
2 15 (3.23%) SDET
3 11 (2.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (2.16%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.65%) SLA
6 1 (0.22%) GAMP
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (8.19%) Hyper-V
3 30 (6.47%) Active Directory
4 29 (6.25%) vSphere
5 27 (5.82%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (4.31%) Docker
7 11 (2.37%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.08%) vCloud
10 4 (0.86%) Firmware
11 3 (0.65%) KVM
11 3 (0.65%) NFS
12 2 (0.43%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.43%) qmail
12 2 (0.43%) Squid
12 2 (0.43%) Xen
13 1 (0.22%) etcd
13 1 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 136 (29.31%) Puppet
2 123 (26.51%) Opscode Chef
3 94 (20.26%) Ansible
4 38 (8.19%) Salt
5 34 (7.33%) SCVMM
6 33 (7.11%) SCCM
7 22 (4.74%) Nagios
8 18 (3.88%) vRealize
9 16 (3.45%) CFEngine
10 15 (3.23%) Kibana
11 11 (2.37%) Graphite
11 11 (2.37%) Terraform
12 10 (2.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 10 (2.16%) SCOM
12 10 (2.16%) WMI
12 10 (2.16%) WSUS
13 9 (1.94%) Grafana
13 9 (1.94%) Rundeck
14 8 (1.72%) Kubernetes
14 8 (1.72%) yum
Vendors
1 94 (20.26%) VMware
2 38 (8.19%) Red Hat
3 31 (6.68%) Splunk
4 27 (5.82%) Microsoft
5 26 (5.60%) Cisco
6 25 (5.39%) HP
7 18 (3.88%) F5
8 14 (3.02%) Google
8 14 (3.02%) New Relic
8 14 (3.02%) Oracle
8 14 (3.02%) ServiceNow
9 12 (2.59%) SaltStack
10 10 (2.16%) AppDynamics
10 10 (2.16%) Qualys
11 9 (1.94%) Citrix
12 8 (1.72%) Sybase
13 7 (1.51%) IBM
14 5 (1.08%) Perforce
15 4 (0.86%) ATG
15 4 (0.86%) CA
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexible Working
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bucks
MillsHill
Salary: £50,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Think Money Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Moo Print Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Huxley
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Huxley
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago