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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 473 607 641
Rank change year-on-year
+134 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 511 328 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 466 283 211
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
91034 94080 92393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 77282 78659 75191
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 5 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
London +109 248 £55,000 +15.78% 23
Yorkshire +67 66 £42,500 +30.76% 9
South East -44 60 £45,000 +12.50% 15
East of England +6 52 £37,500 -11.76% 7
South West +14 34 £42,500 - 4
North West +25 32 £45,000 +38.46% 3
West Midlands -16 10 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East Midlands +3 9 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 630 (62.56%) Agile Software Development
2 529 (52.53%) Selenium
3 435 (43.20%) Java
4 426 (42.30%) QA
5 397 (39.42%) Test Automation
6 299 (29.69%) Linux
7 255 (25.32%) Python
8 248 (24.63%) Cucumber
9 243 (24.13%) WebDriver
10 241 (23.93%) Scrum
11 235 (23.34%) Ruby
12 230 (22.84%) BDD
13 224 (22.24%) Jenkins
14 218 (21.65%) C#
15 216 (21.45%) DevOps
16 213 (21.15%) Finance
17 183 (18.17%) TDD
18 181 (17.97%) Continuous Integration
19 167 (16.58%) Automation Testing
20 163 (16.19%) Automated Testing
21 162 (16.09%) Puppet
22 155 (15.39%) SQL
23 139 (13.80%) Windows
24 138 (13.70%) Bash Shell
25 134 (13.31%) QA Automation
26 131 (13.01%) Software Testing
27 129 (12.81%) Opscode Chef
28 126 (12.51%) JIRA
28 126 (12.51%) Web Services
29 116 (11.52%) Degree

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (3.28%) OpenStack
2 20 (1.99%) Apache
2 20 (1.99%) Tomcat
3 15 (1.49%) Confluence
4 14 (1.39%) nginx
5 11 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.09%) IIS
6 5 (0.50%) CMS
6 5 (0.50%) Node.js
7 3 (0.30%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.20%) Drupal
8 2 (0.20%) TorqueBox
9 1 (0.099%) Jetty
Applications
1 20 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.79%) SOLIDWORKS
3 7 (0.70%) MS Office
4 4 (0.40%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.40%) Mingle
5 3 (0.30%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 11 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 69 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.58%) SaaS
3 15 (1.49%) IaaS
4 8 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.60%) GitHub
6 3 (0.30%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.099%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.099%) Joyent
8 1 (0.099%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.48%) Internet
2 32 (3.18%) TCP/IP
3 22 (2.18%) HTTP
4 21 (2.09%) DNS
5 12 (1.19%) LDAP
6 9 (0.89%) Firewall
6 9 (0.89%) SNMP
7 7 (0.70%) Multicast
8 6 (0.60%) SAN
9 5 (0.50%) DHCP
10 4 (0.40%) Network Security
10 4 (0.40%) Unicast
11 3 (0.30%) VPN
12 2 (0.20%) BGP
12 2 (0.20%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.20%) MPLS
12 2 (0.20%) NetScreen
12 2 (0.20%) OSPF
12 2 (0.20%) VoIP
12 2 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.28%) MySQL
3 23 (2.28%) Big Data
4 17 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 12 (1.19%) NoSQL
6 10 (0.99%) HBase
6 10 (0.99%) Relational Database
7 8 (0.79%) OpenTSDB
8 7 (0.70%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.20%) Redis
10 1 (0.099%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.099%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.099%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.099%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 529 (52.53%) Selenium
2 248 (24.63%) Cucumber
3 243 (24.13%) WebDriver
4 224 (22.24%) Jenkins
5 126 (12.51%) JIRA
6 91 (9.04%) JUnit
7 90 (8.94%) Git (software)
8 71 (7.05%) JMeter
9 65 (6.45%) HP UFT
10 64 (6.36%) SoapUI
11 61 (6.06%) SpecFlow
12 54 (5.36%) Appium
13 51 (5.06%) Maven
14 50 (4.97%) Visual Studio
15 39 (3.87%) FitNesse
16 38 (3.77%) NUnit
17 37 (3.67%) JBehave
17 37 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
18 28 (2.78%) Hudson
19 27 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 213 (21.15%) Finance
2 91 (9.04%) Telecoms
3 40 (3.97%) Marketing
4 38 (3.77%) Banking
5 32 (3.18%) Games
6 23 (2.28%) Online Betting
7 19 (1.89%) Retail
8 11 (1.09%) Electronics
8 11 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.99%) Law
10 9 (0.89%) Automotive
11 6 (0.60%) Advertising
11 6 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.50%) Publishing
12 5 (0.50%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.40%) Legal
14 3 (0.30%) Front Office
15 2 (0.20%) Back Office
15 2 (0.20%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (12.51%) Web Services
2 89 (8.84%) REST
3 79 (7.85%) XML
4 71 (7.05%) .NET
5 67 (6.65%) SOAP
6 43 (4.27%) Gherkin
7 40 (3.97%) JSON
8 39 (3.87%) HTML
8 39 (3.87%) RESTful
9 20 (1.99%) J2EE
9 20 (1.99%) LAMP
10 19 (1.89%) Spring
11 15 (1.49%) AngularJS
11 15 (1.49%) CSS
12 10 (0.99%) Apache Flex
13 9 (0.89%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (0.79%) Hibernate
14 8 (0.79%) MCollective
14 8 (0.79%) React
15 7 (0.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.85%) Mobile App
2 34 (3.38%) Computer Science
3 32 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.08%) Data Centre
5 29 (2.88%) User Experience
6 22 (2.18%) Digital Media
7 21 (2.09%) Fintech
7 21 (2.09%) Hedge funds
8 20 (1.99%) Wiki
9 14 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.29%) Mathematics
11 10 (0.99%) Semantic Web
12 9 (0.89%) iPhone
12 9 (0.89%) Robotics
13 8 (0.79%) RIA
14 7 (0.70%) iPad
14 7 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
15 6 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 5 (0.50%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 299 (29.69%) Linux
2 139 (13.80%) Windows
3 93 (9.24%) Unix
4 67 (6.65%) Android
5 61 (6.06%) Apple iOS
6 49 (4.87%) CentOS
7 39 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (3.08%) Ubuntu
9 30 (2.98%) Windows Server
10 19 (1.89%) Debian
11 16 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.79%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.70%) SUSE
13 7 (0.70%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.60%) Solaris
15 2 (0.20%) AIX
15 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.099%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (62.56%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (39.42%) Test Automation
3 241 (23.93%) Scrum
4 230 (22.84%) BDD
5 216 (21.45%) DevOps
6 183 (18.17%) TDD
7 181 (17.97%) Continuous Integration
8 167 (16.58%) Automation Testing
9 163 (16.19%) Automated Testing
10 134 (13.31%) QA Automation
11 131 (13.01%) Software Testing
12 115 (11.42%) Continuous Delivery
13 107 (10.63%) Test Scripting
14 100 (9.93%) E-Commerce
15 99 (9.83%) Software Engineering
16 91 (9.04%) Functional Testing
16 91 (9.04%) Manual Testing
17 88 (8.74%) SDLC
18 82 (8.14%) Test Strategy
19 74 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 435 (43.20%) Java
2 255 (25.32%) Python
3 235 (23.34%) Ruby
4 218 (21.65%) C#
5 155 (15.39%) SQL
6 138 (13.70%) Bash Shell
7 101 (10.03%) Perl
8 73 (7.25%) JavaScript
9 67 (6.65%) PHP
9 67 (6.65%) PowerShell
10 29 (2.88%) C++
11 26 (2.58%) Go
12 24 (2.38%) C
13 23 (2.28%) Shell Script
14 18 (1.79%) Scala
15 14 (1.39%) VB
16 9 (0.89%) Groovy
16 9 (0.89%) VBScript
17 8 (0.79%) AWK
17 8 (0.79%) sed
Qualifications
1 116 (11.52%) Degree
2 67 (6.65%) ISEB
2 67 (6.65%) ISTQB
3 17 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (0.60%) CCNP
5 6 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.60%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.50%) MCSE
6 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.40%) CCNA
7 4 (0.40%) HND
7 4 (0.40%) RHCE
8 3 (0.30%) HNC
8 3 (0.30%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.20%) CISA
9 2 (0.20%) CISM
9 2 (0.20%) CISSP
9 2 (0.20%) GCIA
9 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 426 (42.30%) QA
2 27 (2.68%) SDET
3 4 (0.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.099%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.099%) TickIT
System Software
1 61 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (1.69%) Docker
2 17 (1.69%) KVM
2 17 (1.69%) Xen
3 15 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.29%) NFS
5 12 (1.19%) Samba
6 11 (1.09%) vCloud
7 9 (0.89%) vSphere
8 3 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.30%) LXC
9 1 (0.099%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.099%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.099%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 162 (16.09%) Puppet
2 129 (12.81%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (6.65%) Ansible
4 28 (2.78%) Nagios
5 25 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
6 23 (2.28%) Salt
7 16 (1.59%) Rundeck
8 13 (1.29%) NetBackup
9 12 (1.19%) CFEngine
10 11 (1.09%) ZABBIX
11 10 (0.99%) SCOM
12 9 (0.89%) Capistrano
13 8 (0.79%) Kibana
13 8 (0.79%) Opsview
13 8 (0.79%) yum
14 6 (0.60%) Terraform
15 4 (0.40%) Cobbler
15 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
16 3 (0.30%) logstash
16 3 (0.30%) Mesos
Vendors
1 87 (8.64%) VMware
2 60 (5.96%) Microsoft
3 55 (5.46%) Oracle
4 32 (3.18%) HP
5 30 (2.98%) Red Hat
6 22 (2.18%) SaltStack
7 19 (1.89%) SAP
8 12 (1.19%) Rally
9 11 (1.09%) Google
10 8 (0.79%) Atlassian
10 8 (0.79%) Cisco
11 7 (0.70%) Perforce
12 6 (0.60%) Bloomberg
12 6 (0.60%) IBM
12 6 (0.60%) Reuters
13 5 (0.50%) NetApp
13 5 (0.50%) New Relic
13 5 (0.50%) Splunk
14 4 (0.40%) F5
15 3 (0.30%) EMC
West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Huge Benefit package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: package (Dependent on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£48,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
DCM Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: GBP Negotiable on experience +Many benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum +bonus+pension+benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-42k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + pension + health
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 70,000 + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago