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 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 694 666 798
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +132
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 162 269 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 132 225 126
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £37,500 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
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
80887 97120 104197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.48% 96.62% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 67718 81772 86920
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 December 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 December 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 +5 103 £62,500 +13.63% 12
South East +59 17 £48,750 -2.50% 4
East Midlands +12 17 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North West -20 11 £45,000 - 5
Yorkshire +1 8 £48,750 +14.70%
West Midlands -21 3 £45,000 -
East of England +13 2 £42,250 -0.58% 2
South West +9 1 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 170 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (42.89%) Linux
3 130 (33.59%) QA
4 129 (33.33%) Python
5 122 (31.52%) Windows
6 119 (30.75%) Java
7 103 (26.61%) DevOps
8 100 (25.84%) Selenium
9 99 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
10 90 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
11 86 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
12 77 (19.90%) Puppet
13 73 (18.86%) VMware
14 72 (18.60%) Ruby
15 70 (18.09%) Git (software)
16 66 (17.05%) Scrum
16 66 (17.05%) C#
17 65 (16.80%) Finance
18 64 (16.54%) Test Automation
19 63 (16.28%) Jenkins
20 62 (16.02%) PowerShell
21 59 (15.25%) BDD
21 59 (15.25%) QA Automation
22 56 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
22 56 (14.47%) Perl
23 55 (14.21%) .NET
24 54 (13.95%) JavaScript
25 50 (12.92%) Automated Testing
25 50 (12.92%) Microsoft Azure
25 50 (12.92%) Windows Server

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 9 (2.33%) IIS
2 6 (1.55%) Confluence
3 5 (1.29%) JBoss
4 2 (0.52%) Apache
4 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.26%) CMS
5 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.26%) nginx
5 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 90 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (12.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (5.17%) SaaS
4 18 (4.65%) IaaS
5 17 (4.39%) PaaS
6 14 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (3.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (2.58%) Office 365
9 5 (1.29%) OpenShift
10 4 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.78%) GitHub
12 2 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.24%) TCP/IP
2 19 (4.91%) Firewall
3 16 (4.13%) DNS
4 13 (3.36%) DHCP
4 13 (3.36%) Internet
5 10 (2.58%) GPRS
6 4 (1.03%) HTTP
7 3 (0.78%) BIG-IP
7 3 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.52%) Multicast
8 2 (0.52%) VPN
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.26%) LAN
9 1 (0.26%) SAN
9 1 (0.26%) SMS
9 1 (0.26%) SMTP
9 1 (0.26%) SSL
9 1 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.13%) MySQL
3 12 (3.10%) SSDT
4 5 (1.29%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.03%) Big Data
5 4 (1.03%) Redis
6 3 (0.78%) HBase
7 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.52%) MS Access
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 100 (25.84%) Selenium
2 70 (18.09%) Git (software)
3 63 (16.28%) Jenkins
4 47 (12.14%) WebDriver
5 42 (10.85%) Cucumber
6 34 (8.79%) Appium
7 31 (8.01%) SpecFlow
8 23 (5.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 22 (5.68%) JIRA
10 18 (4.65%) JMeter
11 17 (4.39%) Octopus Deploy
11 17 (4.39%) Visual Studio
12 16 (4.13%) Hudson
12 16 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (2.58%) JUnit
14 9 (2.33%) Calabash
14 9 (2.33%) Vagrant
15 8 (2.07%) Gatling
16 7 (1.81%) Maven
17 6 (1.55%) Subversion
General
1 65 (16.80%) Finance
2 16 (4.13%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.84%) Electronics
4 8 (2.07%) Banking
5 7 (1.81%) Automotive
5 7 (1.81%) Marketing
5 7 (1.81%) Retail
6 6 (1.55%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.78%) Billing
8 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.78%) Games
8 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.52%) Advertising
9 2 (0.52%) Back Office
9 2 (0.52%) Front Office
9 2 (0.52%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) French Language
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (14.21%) .NET
2 30 (7.75%) Gherkin
3 19 (4.91%) Web Services
4 13 (3.36%) HTML
5 12 (3.10%) ASP.NET
5 12 (3.10%) SOAP
6 10 (2.58%) JSON
6 10 (2.58%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (1.81%) HTML5
7 7 (1.81%) XML
8 6 (1.55%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.55%) Node.js
8 6 (1.55%) OpenGL
8 6 (1.55%) React
8 6 (1.55%) REST
9 5 (1.29%) Django
9 5 (1.29%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (1.03%) CSS
10 4 (1.03%) J2EE
11 2 (0.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.30%) Mobile App
2 26 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.94%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.43%) Data Centre
5 20 (5.17%) Public Cloud
6 16 (4.13%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.84%) Mathematics
7 11 (2.84%) Visualisation
8 10 (2.58%) Fintech
9 9 (2.33%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.33%) Private Cloud
9 9 (2.33%) Robotics
9 9 (2.33%) User Experience
10 6 (1.55%) Physics
11 5 (1.29%) Cyber Attack
11 5 (1.29%) PKI
12 4 (1.03%) Clustering
12 4 (1.03%) EMC VNX
12 4 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 166 (42.89%) Linux
2 122 (31.52%) Windows
3 50 (12.92%) Windows Server
4 38 (9.82%) Unix
5 25 (6.46%) Android
5 25 (6.46%) Apple iOS
6 19 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.58%) Windows Vista
8 8 (2.07%) CentOS
9 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.03%) Debian
11 2 (0.52%) SUSE
11 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.52%) VMS
11 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.26%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (26.61%) DevOps
3 99 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (17.05%) Scrum
5 64 (16.54%) Test Automation
6 59 (15.25%) BDD
6 59 (15.25%) QA Automation
7 50 (12.92%) Automated Testing
8 42 (10.85%) Configuration Management
9 36 (9.30%) Mentoring
9 36 (9.30%) SDLC
9 36 (9.30%) TDD
10 33 (8.53%) Automation Testing
11 31 (8.01%) Continuous Delivery
11 31 (8.01%) Software Engineering
12 27 (6.98%) Regression Testing
12 27 (6.98%) Test Strategy
13 26 (6.72%) Manual Testing
14 25 (6.46%) Software Testing
15 24 (6.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (33.33%) Python
2 119 (30.75%) Java
3 72 (18.60%) Ruby
4 66 (17.05%) C#
5 62 (16.02%) PowerShell
6 56 (14.47%) Perl
7 54 (13.95%) JavaScript
8 45 (11.63%) Bash Shell
9 32 (8.27%) SQL
10 23 (5.94%) PHP
11 21 (5.43%) C++
12 10 (2.58%) Scala
13 8 (2.07%) VBScript
14 6 (1.55%) Go
15 5 (1.29%) Erlang
15 5 (1.29%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.29%) VB
16 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (9.82%) Degree
2 12 (3.10%) ISEB
3 9 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (2.07%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.81%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.81%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.29%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.03%) MCSE
7 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.52%) CCDE
8 2 (0.52%) CCIE
8 2 (0.52%) CCNP
8 2 (0.52%) CCSP
8 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.52%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.26%) CCA
9 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (33.59%) QA
2 15 (3.88%) SLA
3 5 (1.29%) HIPAA
3 5 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.29%) SDET
4 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.26%) GAMP
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 18 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (4.39%) vSphere
4 14 (3.62%) Active Directory
4 14 (3.62%) Docker
5 10 (2.58%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.29%) vCloud
7 3 (0.78%) Firmware
8 1 (0.26%) LXC
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 86 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 77 (19.90%) Puppet
3 44 (11.37%) Ansible
4 27 (6.98%) Salt
5 19 (4.91%) SCVMM
6 18 (4.65%) SCCM
7 17 (4.39%) Terraform
8 15 (3.88%) CFEngine
8 15 (3.88%) Nagios
8 15 (3.88%) Rundeck
9 11 (2.84%) vRealize
10 10 (2.58%) Kibana
11 9 (2.33%) Grafana
11 9 (2.33%) Graphite
12 6 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (1.29%) Icinga
13 5 (1.29%) logstash
13 5 (1.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 5 (1.29%) SCOM
13 5 (1.29%) WMI
Vendors
1 73 (18.86%) VMware
2 35 (9.04%) Red Hat
3 28 (7.24%) Microsoft
4 25 (6.46%) Splunk
5 24 (6.20%) HP
6 23 (5.94%) F5
7 20 (5.17%) Google
8 18 (4.65%) Cisco
9 10 (2.58%) Perforce
10 8 (2.07%) Cognizant
10 8 (2.07%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.81%) EMC
12 5 (1.29%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.29%) Fortinet
12 5 (1.29%) Juniper
12 5 (1.29%) NetApp
12 5 (1.29%) Qualys
12 5 (1.29%) WatchGuard
13 4 (1.03%) IBM
13 4 (1.03%) Oracle
Altrincham, Cheshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, life cover plus others
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits Package (Pension, Bonus etc)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 100,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary Details - Please contact for details
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
SKYSCAPE Cloud Services
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday - private healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ABILITY Resorucing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits, Options
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £75,000 + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + good bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Huxley
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On-Call Remuneration
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago