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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 691 685 784
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +99
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 188 237 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.21% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 164 201 67
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
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
95017 105558 96166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.62% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 79024 87499 80835
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -15 89 £50,000 - 27
South East +14 42 £55,000 +15.78% 5
Yorkshire +31 15 £32,500 - 1
East of England +10 15 £43,750 +9.37% 2
East Midlands +17 11 £40,000 +81.81%
South West -11 8 £45,000 +25.00% 3
West Midlands -9 4 £40,250 -19.50% 4
North West -1 3 £35,000 -6.66%
North East -5 1 £30,000 +4.76%
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 215 (58.74%) Test Automation
2 212 (57.92%) Selenium
3 210 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (46.72%) Java
5 145 (39.62%) SQL
6 126 (34.43%) QA
7 112 (30.60%) Automation Testing
8 107 (29.23%) C#
9 105 (28.69%) Linux
10 100 (27.32%) Ruby
11 97 (26.50%) Continuous Integration
11 97 (26.50%) WebDriver
12 94 (25.68%) Cucumber
13 84 (22.95%) Jenkins
14 83 (22.68%) BDD
14 83 (22.68%) Scrum
15 82 (22.40%) Finance
15 82 (22.40%) Git (software)
16 76 (20.77%) Python
16 76 (20.77%) TDD
17 71 (19.40%) UNIX
18 67 (18.31%) Test Scripting
19 66 (18.03%) Degree
20 61 (16.67%) Perl
21 56 (15.30%) Software Engineering
22 54 (14.75%) Automated Testing
23 53 (14.48%) JIRA
24 50 (13.66%) Subversion
25 48 (13.11%) XML
26 46 (12.57%) Windows

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 21 (5.74%) OpenStack
2 15 (4.10%) IIS
2 15 (4.10%) Confluence
3 13 (3.55%) Tomcat
3 13 (3.55%) WebSphere
4 12 (3.28%) GlassFish
4 12 (3.28%) JBoss
4 12 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.46%) Node.js
6 5 (1.37%) Apache
7 3 (0.82%) CMS
8 2 (0.55%) Drupal
8 2 (0.55%) WordPress
9 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (0.55%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.83%) SaaS
3 12 (3.28%) IBM SmartCloud
3 12 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (1.64%) GitHub
5 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.55%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.27%) IaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.37%) DNS
2 12 (3.28%) BIG-IP
3 9 (2.46%) HTTP
3 9 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.37%) Internet
4 5 (1.37%) SNMP
5 4 (1.09%) MPLS
6 3 (0.82%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.82%) LAN
6 3 (0.82%) WAN
6 3 (0.82%) DHCP
6 3 (0.82%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.27%) RNC
7 1 (0.27%) VLAN
7 1 (0.27%) Network Security
7 1 (0.27%) Firewall
7 1 (0.27%) 2G
7 1 (0.27%) 3G
7 1 (0.27%) SSL
7 1 (0.27%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.10%) MySQL
4 9 (2.46%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.19%) Redis
5 8 (2.19%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.91%) Big Data
6 7 (1.91%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.37%) HBase
7 5 (1.37%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.37%) OpenTSDB
8 2 (0.55%) OLTP
8 2 (0.55%) SQLite
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 212 (57.92%) Selenium
2 97 (26.50%) WebDriver
3 94 (25.68%) Cucumber
4 84 (22.95%) Jenkins
5 82 (22.40%) Git (software)
6 53 (14.48%) JIRA
7 50 (13.66%) Subversion
8 44 (12.02%) JUnit
9 37 (10.11%) RSpec
10 36 (9.84%) WATIR
11 35 (9.56%) Maven
12 31 (8.47%) NUnit
13 26 (7.10%) Visual Studio
14 24 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 22 (6.01%) JBehave
16 21 (5.74%) RubyGems
17 20 (5.46%) Bugzilla
18 19 (5.19%) Calabash
19 18 (4.92%) SpecFlow
19 18 (4.92%) FitNesse
General
1 82 (22.40%) Finance
2 21 (5.74%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.92%) Banking
4 17 (4.64%) Games
5 13 (3.55%) Retail
6 11 (3.01%) Online Betting
7 7 (1.91%) Marketing
8 6 (1.64%) Law
9 5 (1.37%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.55%) Legal
10 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Front Office
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (13.11%) XML
2 44 (12.02%) .NET
3 37 (10.11%) RESTful
4 35 (9.56%) Web Services
5 19 (5.19%) Gherkin
6 18 (4.92%) .NET Framework
7 17 (4.64%) REST
8 16 (4.37%) SWT
8 16 (4.37%) JSON
8 16 (4.37%) Struts
8 16 (4.37%) Swing
9 12 (3.28%) HTML
9 12 (3.28%) SOAP
10 11 (3.01%) CSS
11 7 (1.91%) ASP.NET
12 5 (1.37%) WinForms
12 5 (1.37%) WPF
12 5 (1.37%) MCollective
13 4 (1.09%) XSD
13 4 (1.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.84%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.55%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (2.46%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (1.64%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.64%) Statistics
7 5 (1.37%) User Experience
8 4 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.82%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.82%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.55%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.55%) Social Media
11 1 (0.27%) Equities
11 1 (0.27%) BBC
11 1 (0.27%) Wiki
11 1 (0.27%) Social Network
11 1 (0.27%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 105 (28.69%) Linux
2 71 (19.40%) UNIX
3 46 (12.57%) Windows
4 25 (6.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.55%) Ubuntu
6 12 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 12 (3.28%) CentOS
6 12 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.73%) Android
8 5 (1.37%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.09%) SUSE
10 3 (0.82%) Solaris
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.55%) Fedora
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (58.74%) Test Automation
2 210 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (30.60%) Automation Testing
4 97 (26.50%) Continuous Integration
5 83 (22.68%) BDD
5 83 (22.68%) Scrum
6 76 (20.77%) TDD
7 67 (18.31%) Test Scripting
8 56 (15.30%) Software Engineering
9 54 (14.75%) Automated Testing
10 42 (11.48%) OO
10 42 (11.48%) DevOps
11 41 (11.20%) Software Testing
12 38 (10.38%) Continuous Delivery
13 25 (6.83%) Waterfall
13 25 (6.83%) Open Source
14 24 (6.56%) SDLC
15 23 (6.28%) Performance Testing
16 22 (6.01%) Validation
17 21 (5.74%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 171 (46.72%) Java
2 145 (39.62%) SQL
3 107 (29.23%) C#
4 100 (27.32%) Ruby
5 76 (20.77%) Python
6 61 (16.67%) Perl
7 45 (12.30%) Bash Shell
8 40 (10.93%) JavaScript
9 24 (6.56%) T-SQL
10 22 (6.01%) PowerShell
11 18 (4.92%) Shell Script
12 17 (4.64%) C++
13 16 (4.37%) PHP
14 15 (4.10%) Korn
15 7 (1.91%) C
15 7 (1.91%) Scala
16 6 (1.64%) Groovy
17 5 (1.37%) AWK
17 5 (1.37%) sed
17 5 (1.37%) Go
Qualifications
1 66 (18.03%) Degree
2 32 (8.74%) ISEB
3 28 (7.65%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (2.19%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.91%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.64%) PhD
8 2 (0.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (34.43%) QA
2 3 (0.82%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (5.19%) vSphere
3 16 (4.37%) vCloud
3 16 (4.37%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.09%) Docker
5 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (10.66%) Puppet
2 34 (9.29%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (6.01%) Ansible
4 10 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.37%) Nagios
5 5 (1.37%) yum
5 5 (1.37%) Opsview
6 3 (0.82%) WMI
6 3 (0.82%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.27%) SCCM
7 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.27%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.27%) AppManager
7 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.27%) Cacti
7 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 32 (8.74%) Oracle
2 25 (6.83%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.28%) VMware
4 20 (5.46%) Red Hat
5 14 (3.83%) IBM
6 12 (3.28%) F5
6 12 (3.28%) SaltStack
6 12 (3.28%) HP
7 7 (1.91%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.37%) SolarWinds
9 3 (0.82%) Google
9 3 (0.82%) CA
10 2 (0.55%) Green Hat
10 2 (0.55%) Sony
11 1 (0.27%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.27%) BMC
11 1 (0.27%) Siemens
11 1 (0.27%) NetIQ
11 1 (0.27%) Symantec
11 1 (0.27%) SAP
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