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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 664 711 700
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 188 136 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 166 111 142
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £59,750
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
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +24 78 £47,500 - 19
South East -8 47 £47,500 - 6
East of England +13 29 £33,000 -20.00% 2
West Midlands -7 10 £42,500 +6.25%
Yorkshire -3 9 £32,500 +44.44% 2
North West -24 9 £40,000 +14.28% 2
South West -17 5 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 230 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (52.33%) Java
3 221 (51.40%) Selenium
4 207 (48.14%) Test Automation
5 205 (47.67%) SQL
6 173 (40.23%) QA
7 159 (36.98%) C#
8 134 (31.16%) WebDriver
9 129 (30.00%) BDD
10 116 (26.98%) Test Scripting
11 115 (26.74%) Finance
11 115 (26.74%) Automation Testing
12 113 (26.28%) Cucumber
13 100 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
14 94 (21.86%) JavaScript
15 87 (20.23%) Scrum
16 82 (19.07%) Software Testing
17 81 (18.84%) Windows
18 77 (17.91%) JIRA
19 76 (17.67%) TDD
20 70 (16.28%) Automated Testing
21 69 (16.05%) Degree
21 69 (16.05%) Jenkins
22 68 (15.81%) Ruby
22 68 (15.81%) Linux
23 64 (14.88%) UNIX
23 64 (14.88%) Python
24 63 (14.65%) HTML
24 63 (14.65%) Git (software)
25 62 (14.42%) Oracle

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 39 (9.07%) IIS
2 27 (6.28%) SharePoint
3 24 (5.58%) Oracle Workflow
4 16 (3.72%) OpenStack
5 15 (3.49%) WebSphere
6 14 (3.26%) WebLogic
6 14 (3.26%) Confluence
7 13 (3.02%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.79%) JBoss
8 12 (2.79%) GlassFish
9 9 (2.09%) Node.js
10 6 (1.40%) Apache
11 2 (0.47%) nginx
12 1 (0.23%) uiautomator
12 1 (0.23%) CMS
12 1 (0.23%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.40%) MS Office
3 5 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.47%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.79%) IBM SmartCloud
3 9 (2.09%) SaaS
4 6 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.93%) GitHub
6 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.91%) Internet
2 16 (3.72%) DNS
3 12 (2.79%) BIG-IP
4 9 (2.09%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.40%) HTTP
6 4 (0.93%) MPLS
7 3 (0.70%) NAS
7 3 (0.70%) IPv6
7 3 (0.70%) VLAN
7 3 (0.70%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.47%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.47%) DHCP
9 1 (0.23%) SMS
9 1 (0.23%) VoIP
9 1 (0.23%) Wireless
9 1 (0.23%) Firewall
9 1 (0.23%) DSL
9 1 (0.23%) DVB
9 1 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.44%) MySQL
3 28 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (3.95%) Oracle Database
5 13 (3.02%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.86%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (1.86%) Redis
7 8 (1.86%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.47%) Big Data
9 1 (0.23%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.23%) SSDT
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.23%) OLAP
9 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 221 (51.40%) Selenium
2 134 (31.16%) WebDriver
3 113 (26.28%) Cucumber
4 77 (17.91%) JIRA
5 69 (16.05%) Jenkins
6 63 (14.65%) Git (software)
7 49 (11.40%) QuickTest Pro
8 46 (10.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 45 (10.47%) Subversion
10 42 (9.77%) NUnit
11 40 (9.30%) JUnit
12 38 (8.84%) Visual Studio
13 36 (8.37%) SpecFlow
14 34 (7.91%) Ranorex
15 29 (6.74%) Calabash
15 29 (6.74%) JBehave
16 28 (6.51%) JMeter
17 27 (6.28%) MSTest
17 27 (6.28%) Hudson
17 27 (6.28%) WiX
General
1 115 (26.74%) Finance
2 15 (3.49%) Games
3 13 (3.02%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.33%) Banking
4 10 (2.33%) Retail
5 8 (1.86%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.16%) Online Betting
7 4 (0.93%) Advertising
7 4 (0.93%) Back Office
8 3 (0.70%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.70%) Marketing
9 2 (0.47%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (14.65%) HTML
2 62 (14.42%) Web Services
3 46 (10.70%) XML
4 43 (10.00%) RESTful
5 39 (9.07%) CSS
6 29 (6.74%) Gherkin
7 27 (6.28%) X-Windows
8 23 (5.35%) .NET
9 13 (3.02%) HTML5
9 13 (3.02%) LAMP
10 11 (2.56%) SOAP
11 10 (2.33%) J2EE
11 10 (2.33%) Swing
12 9 (2.09%) .NET Framework
12 9 (2.09%) JSON
12 9 (2.09%) SWT
12 9 (2.09%) Struts
13 5 (1.16%) REST
14 4 (0.93%) Natural Language Processing
15 3 (0.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 32 (7.44%) Management Information System
3 28 (6.51%) Open Source
4 26 (6.05%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.26%) Client/Server
7 13 (3.02%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.40%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (1.16%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.93%) Social Media
11 3 (0.70%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.70%) User Experience
12 2 (0.47%) Social Network
13 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.23%) MPEG
13 1 (0.23%) DTV
13 1 (0.23%) STB
13 1 (0.23%) Cryptography
13 1 (0.23%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.84%) Windows
2 68 (15.81%) Linux
3 64 (14.88%) UNIX
4 27 (6.28%) Windows 7
4 27 (6.28%) Windows 8
5 15 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.56%) Android
8 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.47%) CentOS
9 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.23%) Solaris
10 1 (0.23%) SUSE
10 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (48.14%) Test Automation
3 129 (30.00%) BDD
4 116 (26.98%) Test Scripting
5 115 (26.74%) Automation Testing
6 100 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
7 87 (20.23%) Scrum
8 82 (19.07%) Software Testing
9 76 (17.67%) TDD
10 70 (16.28%) Automated Testing
11 58 (13.49%) Software Engineering
12 46 (10.70%) Workflow
12 46 (10.70%) E-Commerce
13 37 (8.60%) DevOps
14 33 (7.67%) Regression Testing
15 29 (6.74%) Project Management
16 28 (6.51%) OO
16 28 (6.51%) User Acceptance Testing
17 26 (6.05%) Performance Testing
18 25 (5.81%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 225 (52.33%) Java
2 205 (47.67%) SQL
3 159 (36.98%) C#
4 94 (21.86%) JavaScript
5 68 (15.81%) Ruby
6 64 (14.88%) Python
7 57 (13.26%) PowerShell
8 50 (11.63%) Perl
9 39 (9.07%) C++
9 39 (9.07%) Bash Shell
10 23 (5.35%) PHP
11 17 (3.95%) Shell Script
12 14 (3.26%) C
13 12 (2.79%) Korn
14 10 (2.33%) Tcl
15 9 (2.09%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.86%) Delphi
17 7 (1.63%) Groovy
18 6 (1.40%) Scala
19 2 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 69 (16.05%) Degree
2 43 (10.00%) ISEB
3 31 (7.21%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.79%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (2.09%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.47%) HND
8 1 (0.23%) PhD
8 1 (0.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (40.23%) QA
System Software
1 39 (9.07%) Hyper-V
2 15 (3.49%) vSphere
2 15 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.79%) vCloud
4 1 (0.23%) Varnish
4 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (6.74%) Puppet
2 27 (6.28%) SCVMM
3 18 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (3.26%) Ansible
5 8 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.47%) SCCM
6 2 (0.47%) Nagios
6 2 (0.47%) AppManager
6 2 (0.47%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.23%) Salt
7 1 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.23%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 62 (14.42%) Oracle
2 41 (9.53%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.72%) VMware
4 15 (3.49%) Red Hat
5 12 (2.79%) IBM
5 12 (2.79%) SaltStack
5 12 (2.79%) F5
6 11 (2.56%) HP
7 8 (1.86%) TOWER Software
8 6 (1.40%) Fidessa
9 5 (1.16%) Google
10 3 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.70%) Cerillion
11 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.47%) NetIQ
11 2 (0.47%) Sony
11 2 (0.47%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.23%) AccuRev
12 1 (0.23%) hybris
12 1 (0.23%) MicroStrategy
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