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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 710 803 909
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +106
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 217 145 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.14% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.15% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 183 117 61
Median salary £56,600 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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
92749 99347 108873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.53% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 78780 81890 89141
Median salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +76 140 £65,000 +30.00% 19
South East +8 26 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Yorkshire +29 25 £42,500 - 1
East of England +13 10 £45,000 -5.26%
North West +33 9 £40,000 -
East Midlands +11 4 - -
South West +6 1 £40,000 -33.33%
West Midlands -23 1 £45,000 +5.88%
North East - 1 £30,000 - 1
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 259 (57.81%) Linux
2 238 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (40.18%) DevOps
4 158 (35.27%) Java
5 157 (35.04%) Puppet
6 147 (32.81%) Python
7 143 (31.92%) Jenkins
8 139 (31.03%) QA
9 133 (29.69%) Ruby
10 132 (29.46%) Bash Shell
11 118 (26.34%) Opscode Chef
12 107 (23.88%) Selenium
13 105 (23.44%) Finance
13 105 (23.44%) Ansible
14 101 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
15 97 (21.65%) Scrum
16 86 (19.20%) Windows
17 81 (18.08%) Amazon AWS
18 78 (17.41%) Continuous Delivery
19 75 (16.74%) BDD
20 65 (14.51%) TDD
21 64 (14.29%) C#
22 63 (14.06%) E-Commerce
22 63 (14.06%) WebDriver
23 62 (13.84%) PowerShell
24 60 (13.39%) Web Services
24 60 (13.39%) VMware
25 58 (12.95%) Perl
25 58 (12.95%) Configuration Management
26 56 (12.50%) Cucumber

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 24 (5.36%) OpenStack
2 19 (4.24%) Tomcat
3 17 (3.79%) Node.js
4 12 (2.68%) Apache
4 12 (2.68%) nginx
5 8 (1.79%) IIS
5 8 (1.79%) JBoss
5 8 (1.79%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.34%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.89%) Resin
8 2 (0.45%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.45%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.22%) Confluence
9 1 (0.22%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (1.79%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (0.89%) AutoCAD
3 3 (0.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.22%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 81 (18.08%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.91%) SaaS
3 18 (4.02%) IaaS
4 16 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.79%) Office 365
6 4 (0.89%) PaaS
7 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.45%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.45%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.59%) DNS
1 34 (7.59%) TCP/IP
2 28 (6.25%) Internet
3 17 (3.79%) Firewall
4 15 (3.35%) DHCP
4 15 (3.35%) Multicast
5 14 (3.13%) HTTP
6 11 (2.46%) LDAP
7 6 (1.34%) Network Security
8 5 (1.12%) VPN
9 4 (0.89%) BGP
9 4 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.89%) IPsec
9 4 (0.89%) MPLS
9 4 (0.89%) NetScreen
9 4 (0.89%) OSPF
9 4 (0.89%) Unicast
9 4 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.57%) MySQL
3 4 (0.89%) MongoDB
3 4 (0.89%) Redis
3 4 (0.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.22%) Big Data
6 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.22%) HBase
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 143 (31.92%) Jenkins
2 107 (23.88%) Selenium
3 63 (14.06%) WebDriver
4 56 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 46 (10.27%) Git (software)
6 43 (9.60%) JIRA
7 36 (8.04%) JUnit
8 22 (4.91%) Vagrant
9 20 (4.46%) Appium
10 19 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (4.02%) Calabash
12 17 (3.79%) SpecFlow
13 15 (3.35%) Visual Studio
14 14 (3.13%) JMeter
15 13 (2.90%) GitLab
15 13 (2.90%) Maven
15 13 (2.90%) Subversion
16 12 (2.68%) TestNG
17 11 (2.46%) Artifactory
17 11 (2.46%) JBehave
General
1 105 (23.44%) Finance
2 38 (8.48%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.13%) Games
4 20 (4.46%) Online Betting
5 19 (4.24%) Retail
6 8 (1.79%) Marketing
7 5 (1.12%) Electronics
7 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.12%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.89%) Banking
9 3 (0.67%) Publishing
10 2 (0.45%) Back Office
10 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (13.39%) Web Services
2 30 (6.70%) REST
3 27 (6.03%) XML
4 24 (5.36%) LAMP
5 22 (4.91%) RESTful
6 20 (4.46%) Gherkin
7 18 (4.02%) .NET
8 13 (2.90%) HTML
9 11 (2.46%) JSON
9 11 (2.46%) MCollective
10 9 (2.01%) CSS
10 9 (2.01%) J2EE
10 9 (2.01%) Spring
11 7 (1.56%) SOAP
12 6 (1.34%) .NET Framework
13 5 (1.12%) AngularJS
14 4 (0.89%) Apache Flex
14 4 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web API
15 3 (0.67%) Hibernate
15 3 (0.67%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.36%) Mobile App
1 24 (5.36%) User Experience
2 18 (4.02%) Mathematics
3 17 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.57%) Fintech
5 15 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.13%) Hedge funds
6 14 (3.13%) Public Cloud
7 12 (2.68%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.23%) Robotics
9 9 (2.01%) RIA
10 7 (1.56%) VCE vBlock
11 5 (1.12%) Cybercrime
11 5 (1.12%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.12%) Online Games
12 4 (0.89%) Blog
12 4 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.89%) PlayStation
12 4 (0.89%) Xbox
13 3 (0.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 259 (57.81%) Linux
2 86 (19.20%) Windows
3 37 (8.26%) CentOS
4 34 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (6.92%) Unix
6 27 (6.03%) Windows Server
7 25 (5.58%) Apple iOS
7 25 (5.58%) Ubuntu
8 23 (5.13%) Android
9 21 (4.69%) Debian
10 11 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (2.01%) Solaris
12 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.22%) AIX
14 1 (0.22%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.22%) SUSE
14 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (40.18%) DevOps
3 101 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
4 97 (21.65%) Scrum
5 78 (17.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 75 (16.74%) BDD
7 65 (14.51%) TDD
8 63 (14.06%) E-Commerce
9 58 (12.95%) Configuration Management
10 55 (12.28%) QA Automation
11 48 (10.71%) Test Automation
12 44 (9.82%) Software Engineering
13 34 (7.59%) OO
14 31 (6.92%) Automated Testing
15 30 (6.70%) Automation Testing
16 29 (6.47%) Software Testing
17 26 (5.80%) Kanban
17 26 (5.80%) Open Source
18 24 (5.36%) High Availability
19 22 (4.91%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 158 (35.27%) Java
2 147 (32.81%) Python
3 133 (29.69%) Ruby
4 132 (29.46%) Bash Shell
5 64 (14.29%) C#
6 62 (13.84%) PowerShell
7 58 (12.95%) Perl
8 53 (11.83%) SQL
9 50 (11.16%) PHP
10 19 (4.24%) Go
11 17 (3.79%) JavaScript
12 8 (1.79%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.12%) C++
14 4 (0.89%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.45%) Korn
15 2 (0.45%) VB
15 2 (0.45%) VBScript
15 2 (0.45%) XPath
16 1 (0.22%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (9.38%) Degree
2 9 (2.01%) RHCE
2 9 (2.01%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.56%) CCNP
3 7 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (1.56%) ISEB
4 6 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.34%) RHCSA
5 5 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.12%) MCSE
5 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.89%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.67%) CCNA
8 2 (0.45%) CEH
8 2 (0.45%) CISA
8 2 (0.45%) CISM
8 2 (0.45%) CISSP
8 2 (0.45%) GCIA
8 2 (0.45%) GCIH
8 2 (0.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (31.03%) QA
2 16 (3.57%) SDET
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.22%) TickIT
System Software
1 47 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.46%) Docker
4 15 (3.35%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.90%) KVM
6 12 (2.68%) Xen
7 11 (2.46%) NFS
8 9 (2.01%) Samba
8 9 (2.01%) vSphere
9 7 (1.56%) vCloud
10 6 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.45%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.45%) qmail
11 2 (0.45%) Squid
12 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.22%) LXC
12 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 157 (35.04%) Puppet
2 118 (26.34%) Opscode Chef
3 105 (23.44%) Ansible
4 28 (6.25%) Nagios
5 23 (5.13%) Salt
6 18 (4.02%) CFEngine
7 12 (2.68%) Terraform
8 11 (2.46%) ZABBIX
9 9 (2.01%) Red Hat Satellite
10 8 (1.79%) Kubernetes
10 8 (1.79%) SCCM
10 8 (1.79%) SCVMM
10 8 (1.79%) vRealize
10 8 (1.79%) yum
11 6 (1.34%) Kibana
12 5 (1.12%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.89%) Capistrano
13 4 (0.89%) Cobbler
13 4 (0.89%) logstash
14 3 (0.67%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 60 (13.39%) VMware
2 28 (6.25%) SaltStack
3 16 (3.57%) New Relic
3 16 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 15 (3.35%) Cisco
5 12 (2.68%) Oracle
6 11 (2.46%) AppDynamics
6 11 (2.46%) Splunk
7 10 (2.23%) Microsoft
8 9 (2.01%) Citrix
9 8 (1.79%) F5
9 8 (1.79%) HP
9 8 (1.79%) Sybase
10 5 (1.12%) Google
10 5 (1.12%) SAP
11 4 (0.89%) ATG
11 4 (0.89%) IBM
11 4 (0.89%) Juniper
11 4 (0.89%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.89%) SolarWinds
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