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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 609 616 721
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +105
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 281 281 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.28% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 249 255 123
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +10.00%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -7 139 £57,500 +9.52% 15
South East +31 71 £47,500 +23.37% 6
Yorkshire +24 30 £42,500 +30.76% 6
East of England -3 20 £33,750 -20.58% 2
North West +3 13 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Midlands 0 5 £32,500 -27.77% 2
West Midlands -1 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South West -33 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 269 (57.97%) Selenium
2 266 (57.33%) Test Automation
3 258 (55.60%) Agile Software Development
4 196 (42.24%) Java
5 168 (36.21%) Linux
6 161 (34.70%) Continuous Integration
7 147 (31.68%) Ruby
8 145 (31.25%) SQL
9 142 (30.60%) QA
10 133 (28.66%) Python
11 125 (26.94%) C#
12 123 (26.51%) Automation Testing
13 119 (25.65%) WebDriver
13 119 (25.65%) Scrum
14 113 (24.35%) Finance
15 112 (24.14%) TDD
15 112 (24.14%) Jenkins
16 111 (23.92%) BDD
17 108 (23.28%) Cucumber
18 85 (18.32%) Automated Testing
18 85 (18.32%) Test Scripting
19 81 (17.46%) Git (software)
20 75 (16.16%) Windows
21 72 (15.52%) Degree
22 69 (14.87%) UNIX
22 69 (14.87%) DevOps
23 62 (13.36%) OO
24 61 (13.15%) JUnit
25 60 (12.93%) WATIR
25 60 (12.93%) Continuous Delivery

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 24 (5.17%) OpenStack
2 20 (4.31%) IIS
3 18 (3.88%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.37%) Apache
4 11 (2.37%) Confluence
5 7 (1.51%) GlassFish
5 7 (1.51%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.51%) JBoss
5 7 (1.51%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.08%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.86%) CMS
8 3 (0.65%) Drupal
8 3 (0.65%) Node.js
8 3 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.43%) WordPress
10 1 (0.22%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.22%) WinCC
10 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
Applications
1 9 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Temenos T24
1 4 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.45%) SaaS
3 7 (1.51%) IBM SmartCloud
3 7 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.65%) GitHub
4 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.22%) PaaS
6 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 15 (3.23%) SNMP
3 13 (2.80%) DNS
4 7 (1.51%) BIG-IP
5 6 (1.29%) HTTP
5 6 (1.29%) LAN
5 6 (1.29%) WAN
6 4 (0.86%) Internet
7 3 (0.65%) SMTP
8 2 (0.43%) ATM
9 1 (0.22%) LDAP
9 1 (0.22%) DHCP
9 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.22%) VLAN
9 1 (0.22%) Network Security
9 1 (0.22%) Modbus
9 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.22%) SSL
9 1 (0.22%) VPN
9 1 (0.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.82%) SQL Server
1 27 (5.82%) Relational Database
2 16 (3.45%) MySQL
2 16 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 15 (3.23%) OpenTSDB
3 15 (3.23%) HBase
4 14 (3.02%) Big Data
5 5 (1.08%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.86%) OLTP
7 3 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.65%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.22%) Redis
8 1 (0.22%) SQLite
8 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 269 (57.97%) Selenium
2 119 (25.65%) WebDriver
3 112 (24.14%) Jenkins
4 108 (23.28%) Cucumber
5 81 (17.46%) Git (software)
6 61 (13.15%) JUnit
7 60 (12.93%) WATIR
8 59 (12.72%) RSpec
8 59 (12.72%) JIRA
9 41 (8.84%) NUnit
10 37 (7.97%) Subversion
11 32 (6.90%) JMeter
12 30 (6.47%) Maven
13 29 (6.25%) SpecFlow
14 27 (5.82%) FitNesse
15 25 (5.39%) HP UFT
16 24 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
17 23 (4.96%) Visual Studio
18 20 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 20 (4.31%) RubyGems
General
1 113 (24.35%) Finance
2 37 (7.97%) Banking
3 28 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.23%) Retail
4 15 (3.23%) Online Betting
5 13 (2.80%) Marketing
6 11 (2.37%) Games
7 9 (1.94%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.29%) Law
9 4 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.65%) Automotive
10 3 (0.65%) Legal
11 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.22%) Front Office
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (9.48%) XML
2 39 (8.41%) .NET
3 31 (6.68%) Web Services
4 27 (5.82%) SOAP
4 27 (5.82%) REST
5 24 (5.17%) RESTful
6 20 (4.31%) HTML
7 16 (3.45%) Gherkin
8 14 (3.02%) JSON
9 11 (2.37%) ASP.NET
10 10 (2.16%) .NET Framework
11 8 (1.72%) Spring
12 7 (1.51%) jQuery
13 6 (1.29%) CSS
14 5 (1.08%) Middleware
14 5 (1.08%) WPF
14 5 (1.08%) HTML5
14 5 (1.08%) WinForms
15 4 (0.86%) Apache Flex
15 4 (0.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.47%) Computer Science
2 20 (4.31%) Mobile App
3 9 (1.94%) Data Centre
3 9 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.51%) User Experience
6 6 (1.29%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.29%) Statistics
7 5 (1.08%) Wiki
7 5 (1.08%) Semantic Web
8 4 (0.86%) Online Games
8 4 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.65%) iPad
9 3 (0.65%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.65%) STB
9 3 (0.65%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.65%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.43%) iPhone
10 2 (0.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 168 (36.21%) Linux
2 75 (16.16%) Windows
3 69 (14.87%) UNIX
4 26 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (4.96%) Apple iOS
6 22 (4.74%) Android
7 12 (2.59%) CentOS
8 11 (2.37%) Ubuntu
9 10 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.29%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.29%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.08%) SUSE
13 3 (0.65%) Debian
14 2 (0.43%) Fedora
14 2 (0.43%) Solaris
15 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (57.33%) Test Automation
2 258 (55.60%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (34.70%) Continuous Integration
4 123 (26.51%) Automation Testing
5 119 (25.65%) Scrum
6 112 (24.14%) TDD
7 111 (23.92%) BDD
8 85 (18.32%) Automated Testing
8 85 (18.32%) Test Scripting
9 69 (14.87%) DevOps
10 62 (13.36%) OO
11 60 (12.93%) Continuous Delivery
12 42 (9.05%) E-Commerce
12 42 (9.05%) Software Engineering
13 40 (8.62%) Manual Testing
14 37 (7.97%) Software Testing
15 35 (7.54%) Configuration Management
16 34 (7.33%) Open Source
17 32 (6.90%) Mentoring
18 31 (6.68%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 196 (42.24%) Java
2 147 (31.68%) Ruby
3 145 (31.25%) SQL
4 133 (28.66%) Python
5 125 (26.94%) C#
6 52 (11.21%) Perl
7 46 (9.91%) Bash Shell
8 26 (5.60%) JavaScript
9 24 (5.17%) C++
9 24 (5.17%) C
10 23 (4.96%) PowerShell
11 21 (4.53%) PHP
12 17 (3.66%) Groovy
13 15 (3.23%) sed
13 15 (3.23%) Go
13 15 (3.23%) AWK
14 10 (2.16%) Korn
15 9 (1.94%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.72%) VBScript
17 6 (1.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (15.52%) Degree
2 27 (5.82%) ISEB
3 26 (5.60%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.29%) PhD
7 3 (0.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (30.60%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.22%) GAMP
2 1 (0.22%) GMP
System Software
1 28 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 14 (3.02%) vSphere
4 12 (2.59%) vCloud
5 9 (1.94%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.51%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.86%) Docker
8 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 58 (12.50%) Puppet
2 49 (10.56%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (5.82%) Ansible
4 18 (3.88%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (3.23%) yum
5 15 (3.23%) Nagios
5 15 (3.23%) Opsview
6 9 (1.94%) WMI
7 7 (1.51%) Rundeck
8 4 (0.86%) Salt
9 3 (0.65%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (0.65%) SCOM
9 3 (0.65%) CA LISA
10 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 49 (10.56%) Oracle
2 48 (10.34%) VMware
3 36 (7.76%) Microsoft
4 31 (6.68%) Red Hat
5 15 (3.23%) HP
5 15 (3.23%) Atlassian
6 11 (2.37%) IBM
7 7 (1.51%) F5
7 7 (1.51%) SaltStack
8 5 (1.08%) LANDesk
8 5 (1.08%) Symantec
9 4 (0.86%) Green Hat
10 3 (0.65%) Telerik
10 3 (0.65%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.65%) CA
11 2 (0.43%) SAP
11 2 (0.43%) Apple
11 2 (0.43%) Google
11 2 (0.43%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.22%) Splunk
Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Camden, London
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + on call
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Salary: £300 - £400 per day + likely extensions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago