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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 680 750 787
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 198 186 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 147 165 148
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,800 £39,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
86269 98137 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.28% 96.30% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72747 82628 84190
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +26 79 £60,000 +9.09% 10
South East +63 45 £50,000 - 7
East Midlands +37 21 £40,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire +28 21 £52,500 +10.52% 3
West Midlands - 12 £35,500 -
North West +8 11 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East of England +6 4 - - 4
North East - 3 £50,000 - 1
South West -3 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 211 (49.53%) Linux
2 185 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (33.33%) Windows
4 141 (33.10%) Python
5 135 (31.69%) Java
6 123 (28.87%) QA
7 114 (26.76%) DevOps
8 104 (24.41%) Puppet
8 104 (24.41%) Selenium
9 101 (23.71%) Amazon AWS
10 100 (23.47%) VMware
11 99 (23.24%) Opscode Chef
12 91 (21.36%) Ruby
13 88 (20.66%) Scrum
14 85 (19.95%) Finance
14 85 (19.95%) PowerShell
15 83 (19.48%) BDD
16 80 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 79 (18.54%) C#
18 77 (18.08%) Continuous Integration
19 76 (17.84%) Jenkins
20 75 (17.61%) Bash Shell
20 75 (17.61%) Windows Server
21 72 (16.90%) Perl
22 65 (15.26%) Ansible
23 62 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
24 59 (13.85%) QA Automation
25 58 (13.62%) WebDriver
26 57 (13.38%) Git (software)
27 56 (13.15%) Test Automation

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 17 (3.99%) IIS
2 11 (2.58%) JBoss
2 11 (2.58%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.41%) Confluence
3 6 (1.41%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.17%) Apache
4 5 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.17%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.94%) Resin
6 3 (0.70%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.47%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.23%) CMS
8 1 (0.23%) nginx
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) HipChat
3 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 101 (23.71%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (7.51%) SaaS
4 28 (6.57%) IaaS
5 27 (6.34%) PaaS
6 21 (4.93%) Office 365
7 20 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (2.35%) OpenShift
10 6 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.47%) GitHub
12 2 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.47%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 40 (9.39%) TCP/IP
2 24 (5.63%) DNS
3 23 (5.40%) Internet
4 21 (4.93%) Firewall
5 16 (3.76%) DHCP
6 9 (2.11%) GPRS
7 7 (1.64%) Multicast
8 4 (0.94%) BIG-IP
8 4 (0.94%) HTTP
9 3 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.47%) VPN
10 2 (0.47%) WAN
11 1 (0.23%) LAN
11 1 (0.23%) LDAP
11 1 (0.23%) SAN
11 1 (0.23%) SMS
11 1 (0.23%) SMTP
11 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.99%) MySQL
3 8 (1.88%) SSDT
4 7 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.94%) HBase
6 3 (0.70%) Redis
7 2 (0.47%) Big Data
7 2 (0.47%) MS Access
8 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 104 (24.41%) Selenium
2 76 (17.84%) Jenkins
3 58 (13.62%) WebDriver
4 57 (13.38%) Git (software)
5 48 (11.27%) Cucumber
6 35 (8.22%) Appium
6 35 (8.22%) SpecFlow
6 35 (8.22%) Visual Studio
7 32 (7.51%) JIRA
8 20 (4.69%) JUnit
9 19 (4.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (3.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (2.58%) Calabash
11 11 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (2.58%) TestNG
12 10 (2.35%) Hudson
13 9 (2.11%) Vagrant
14 8 (1.88%) RSpec
15 7 (1.64%) Fiddler
15 7 (1.64%) JBehave
General
1 85 (19.95%) Finance
2 23 (5.40%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.11%) Electronics
3 9 (2.11%) Retail
4 7 (1.64%) Games
5 6 (1.41%) Aerospace
5 6 (1.41%) Automotive
6 4 (0.94%) Advertising
6 4 (0.94%) Marketing
7 3 (0.70%) Banking
7 3 (0.70%) Law
8 2 (0.47%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) French Language
9 1 (0.23%) German Language
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (11.50%) .NET
2 42 (9.86%) Web Services
3 25 (5.87%) Gherkin
4 23 (5.40%) JSON
5 21 (4.93%) XML
6 20 (4.69%) SOAP
7 17 (3.99%) ASP.NET
8 16 (3.76%) RESTful
9 12 (2.82%) HTML
9 12 (2.82%) LAMP
9 12 (2.82%) Node.js
10 11 (2.58%) REST
11 10 (2.35%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (1.41%) J2EE
12 6 (1.41%) OpenGL
13 5 (1.17%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.17%) Django
13 5 (1.17%) HTML5
14 4 (0.94%) jQuery
14 4 (0.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.51%) Data Centre
2 30 (7.04%) Mobile App
3 24 (5.63%) Public Cloud
4 20 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 19 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (4.23%) Fintech
7 13 (3.05%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.58%) Visualisation
9 9 (2.11%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.64%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.64%) RIA
10 7 (1.64%) Robotics
11 6 (1.41%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.17%) Cyber Attack
12 5 (1.17%) PKI
12 5 (1.17%) User Experience
13 4 (0.94%) VCE vBlock
14 3 (0.70%) Data Extraction
14 3 (0.70%) IBM XIV
14 3 (0.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 211 (49.53%) Linux
2 142 (33.33%) Windows
3 75 (17.61%) Windows Server
4 35 (8.22%) Unix
5 21 (4.93%) Android
5 21 (4.93%) Apple iOS
6 17 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.11%) Windows Vista
9 7 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.41%) CentOS
11 5 (1.17%) Solaris
12 3 (0.70%) Debian
12 3 (0.70%) SUSE
12 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.47%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.47%) VMS
13 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (26.76%) DevOps
3 88 (20.66%) Scrum
4 83 (19.48%) BDD
5 77 (18.08%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (13.85%) QA Automation
7 56 (13.15%) TDD
7 56 (13.15%) Test Automation
8 44 (10.33%) Configuration Management
9 42 (9.86%) Automated Testing
10 41 (9.62%) SDLC
10 41 (9.62%) Software Testing
11 39 (9.15%) Continuous Delivery
12 38 (8.92%) Mentoring
13 34 (7.98%) Automation Testing
14 29 (6.81%) Software Engineering
15 24 (5.63%) Continuous Deployment
15 24 (5.63%) Open Source
15 24 (5.63%) Test Scripting
16 21 (4.93%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 141 (33.10%) Python
2 135 (31.69%) Java
3 91 (21.36%) Ruby
4 85 (19.95%) PowerShell
5 79 (18.54%) C#
6 75 (17.61%) Bash Shell
7 72 (16.90%) Perl
8 47 (11.03%) PHP
9 46 (10.80%) JavaScript
10 37 (8.69%) SQL
11 12 (2.82%) C++
11 12 (2.82%) Go
12 9 (2.11%) Scala
12 9 (2.11%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.64%) VB
13 7 (1.64%) VBScript
14 5 (1.17%) Erlang
14 5 (1.17%) XPath
15 3 (0.70%) C
15 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (8.69%) Degree
2 14 (3.29%) ISEB
2 14 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.17%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.94%) RHCE
6 4 (0.94%) RHCSA
7 3 (0.70%) CCIE
7 3 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.47%) CCDE
8 2 (0.47%) CCNP
8 2 (0.47%) CCSP
8 2 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.23%) CISSP
9 1 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (28.87%) QA
2 14 (3.29%) SLA
3 10 (2.35%) HIPAA
3 10 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (2.35%) SDET
4 5 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) GAMP
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (8.22%) Hyper-V
3 28 (6.57%) Virtual Machines
4 26 (6.10%) vSphere
5 22 (5.16%) Active Directory
6 11 (2.58%) Docker
6 11 (2.58%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.94%) Firmware
8 4 (0.94%) vCloud
9 2 (0.47%) NFS
10 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.23%) etcd
10 1 (0.23%) KVM
10 1 (0.23%) Samba
10 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 104 (24.41%) Puppet
2 99 (23.24%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (15.26%) Ansible
4 35 (8.22%) SCVMM
5 33 (7.75%) SCCM
6 32 (7.51%) Salt
7 20 (4.69%) Nagios
7 20 (4.69%) vRealize
8 15 (3.52%) CFEngine
8 15 (3.52%) Kibana
8 15 (3.52%) Rundeck
9 14 (3.29%) Terraform
10 10 (2.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 10 (2.35%) SCOM
10 10 (2.35%) WMI
10 10 (2.35%) WSUS
11 9 (2.11%) Grafana
11 9 (2.11%) Graphite
12 7 (1.64%) yum
13 6 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 100 (23.47%) VMware
2 43 (10.09%) Red Hat
3 33 (7.75%) Splunk
4 29 (6.81%) Microsoft
5 27 (6.34%) Cisco
6 26 (6.10%) HP
7 24 (5.63%) F5
8 19 (4.46%) Google
9 13 (3.05%) ServiceNow
10 10 (2.35%) Qualys
11 7 (1.64%) Oracle
12 6 (1.41%) IBM
12 6 (1.41%) Perforce
13 5 (1.17%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.17%) Fortinet
13 5 (1.17%) Juniper
13 5 (1.17%) NetApp
13 5 (1.17%) WatchGuard
14 4 (0.94%) ATG
14 4 (0.94%) CA
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexible Working
Posted: 8 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
DreamTek
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 8% pension, private medical, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Additional Resources Ltd
Salary: £25k - £30k + Company Car/Allowance, Pension, Healthcare, 25 Days Holi
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow, Middlesex
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Obscurant
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent company benefits - Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Farnborough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
Chelsea Apps Factory Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum free Breakfast, Pension, Childcare V
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits (Healthcare, Pension, free Sky + HD and Broadband)
Posted: 11 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Aquilaheywood Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 16 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Suffolk, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 22 days ago