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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 608 709 710
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 277 140 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 250 127 136
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
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
101839 94667 105264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.36% 94.21% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 83149 79374 90534
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 +65 151 £52,500 +10.52% 20
South East +6 56 £38,500 +10.00% 9
East of England -2 23 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Yorkshire -32 19 £32,500 -16.12% 1
South West -23 14 £35,000 -6.66% 2
North West -13 13 £40,000 +33.33%
East Midlands +1 4 £45,000 +20.00%
West Midlands -3 1 £42,500 +54.54%
North East - 1 £31,700 -
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 322 (62.65%) QA
2 278 (54.09%) Test Automation
3 272 (52.92%) Selenium
4 241 (46.89%) Java
5 204 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
6 196 (38.13%) SQL
7 185 (35.99%) C#
8 172 (33.46%) BDD
9 141 (27.43%) Cucumber
10 135 (26.26%) Test Scripting
11 133 (25.88%) Automation Testing
11 133 (25.88%) Degree
12 129 (25.10%) Finance
13 128 (24.90%) Scrum
14 112 (21.79%) TDD
15 111 (21.60%) Ruby
16 110 (21.40%) WebDriver
16 110 (21.40%) Continuous Integration
17 104 (20.23%) Linux
18 95 (18.48%) Test Strategy
19 90 (17.51%) Python
20 87 (16.93%) JavaScript
20 87 (16.93%) Software Engineering
21 81 (15.76%) Regression Testing
22 80 (15.56%) .NET
23 79 (15.37%) UNIX
24 75 (14.59%) Automated Testing
25 72 (14.01%) Windows
26 71 (13.81%) C++
26 71 (13.81%) Jenkins

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (4.67%) IIS
2 20 (3.89%) Apache
3 16 (3.11%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.14%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.97%) nginx
8 4 (0.78%) Confluence
8 4 (0.78%) Node.js
9 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.58%) CMS
10 2 (0.39%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.19%) Mule
11 1 (0.19%) Drupal
11 1 (0.19%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (1.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 14 (2.72%) Magento
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.50%) SaaS
3 12 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.97%) GitHub
5 1 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.09%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.70%) Internet
3 10 (1.95%) HTTP
4 7 (1.36%) SNMP
5 5 (0.97%) DNS
6 4 (0.78%) IPv6
6 4 (0.78%) VLAN
6 4 (0.78%) iSCSI
6 4 (0.78%) NAS
7 2 (0.39%) LTE
7 2 (0.39%) 3G
7 2 (0.39%) DVB
7 2 (0.39%) Firewall
7 2 (0.39%) 2G
7 2 (0.39%) SSH
7 2 (0.39%) LDAP
8 1 (0.19%) SMS
8 1 (0.19%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.19%) DHCP
8 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.25%) MySQL
3 12 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.14%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.14%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.95%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.36%) HBase
7 6 (1.17%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.17%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.58%) Redis
9 3 (0.58%) Big Data
9 3 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.19%) OLAP
11 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 272 (52.92%) Selenium
2 141 (27.43%) Cucumber
3 110 (21.40%) WebDriver
4 71 (13.81%) Jenkins
5 60 (11.67%) JIRA
6 59 (11.48%) JUnit
7 51 (9.92%) Hudson
8 48 (9.34%) QuickTest Pro
9 41 (7.98%) JBehave
10 40 (7.78%) Subversion
11 39 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (7.59%) SpecFlow
12 37 (7.20%) WinRunner
13 34 (6.61%) Visual Studio
14 33 (6.42%) Ranorex
15 30 (5.84%) NUnit
16 29 (5.64%) Maven
17 26 (5.06%) JMeter
18 25 (4.86%) Git (software)
19 24 (4.67%) TeamCity
General
1 129 (25.10%) Finance
2 28 (5.45%) Games
3 22 (4.28%) Retail
4 15 (2.92%) Back Office
5 14 (2.72%) Marketing
6 11 (2.14%) Publishing
7 8 (1.56%) Banking
8 4 (0.78%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.58%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.39%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.19%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (15.56%) .NET
2 63 (12.26%) HTML
3 56 (10.89%) Web Services
4 45 (8.75%) XML
5 43 (8.37%) RESTful
5 43 (8.37%) Gherkin
6 40 (7.78%) SOAP
7 34 (6.61%) HTML5
8 29 (5.64%) J2EE
9 28 (5.45%) .NET Framework
10 27 (5.25%) CSS
11 19 (3.70%) JSON
12 14 (2.72%) Spring
13 13 (2.53%) REST
14 11 (2.14%) CSS3
14 11 (2.14%) X-Windows
15 8 (1.56%) LAMP
16 6 (1.17%) Apache Flex
17 5 (0.97%) WCF
17 5 (0.97%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.28%) Open Source
2 52 (10.12%) Computer Science
3 45 (8.75%) Mathematics
4 32 (6.23%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (4.09%) Client/Server
6 18 (3.50%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.36%) Video on Demand
9 5 (0.97%) iPad
10 4 (0.78%) iPhone
10 4 (0.78%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.78%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.78%) Physics
11 3 (0.58%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.58%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Streaming Video
12 2 (0.39%) Spread Betting
12 2 (0.39%) MPEG
12 2 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 104 (20.23%) Linux
2 79 (15.37%) UNIX
3 72 (14.01%) Windows
4 26 (5.06%) Android
5 24 (4.67%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.14%) Windows 8
6 11 (2.14%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.36%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.36%) CentOS
9 4 (0.78%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.39%) AIX
10 2 (0.39%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) VMS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (54.09%) Test Automation
2 204 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (33.46%) BDD
4 135 (26.26%) Test Scripting
5 133 (25.88%) Automation Testing
6 128 (24.90%) Scrum
7 112 (21.79%) TDD
8 110 (21.40%) Continuous Integration
9 95 (18.48%) Test Strategy
10 87 (16.93%) Software Engineering
11 81 (15.76%) Regression Testing
12 75 (14.59%) Automated Testing
13 70 (13.62%) User Stories
14 49 (9.53%) OO
15 47 (9.14%) Software Testing
15 47 (9.14%) DevOps
16 40 (7.78%) E-Commerce
17 38 (7.39%) Workflow
18 32 (6.23%) Manual Testing
19 29 (5.64%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 241 (46.89%) Java
2 196 (38.13%) SQL
3 185 (35.99%) C#
4 111 (21.60%) Ruby
5 90 (17.51%) Python
6 87 (16.93%) JavaScript
7 71 (13.81%) C++
8 51 (9.92%) PHP
9 39 (7.59%) Perl
10 34 (6.61%) C
10 34 (6.61%) PowerShell
11 32 (6.23%) Bash Shell
12 17 (3.31%) Shell Script
13 16 (3.11%) Tcl
13 16 (3.11%) Delphi
14 13 (2.53%) VBScript
15 10 (1.95%) Scala
16 8 (1.56%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.36%) sed
17 7 (1.36%) AWK
Qualifications
1 133 (25.88%) Degree
2 48 (9.34%) ISEB
3 12 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.14%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.17%) HND
7 5 (0.97%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.97%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.78%) PhD
9 1 (0.19%) CISSP
9 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.19%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 322 (62.65%) QA
2 3 (0.58%) ISO 9000
2 3 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.39%) TickIT
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (4.67%) Hyper-V
2 15 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.53%) XenApp
3 13 (2.53%) XenDesktop
4 10 (1.95%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.56%) vSphere
6 7 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.58%) Gluster
8 2 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.39%) NFS
9 1 (0.19%) XenServer
9 1 (0.19%) Varnish
9 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (5.25%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (5.06%) Puppet
3 25 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.14%) SCVMM
5 8 (1.56%) Ansible
6 7 (1.36%) Opsview
7 6 (1.17%) Salt
8 2 (0.39%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 61 (11.87%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.56%) Oracle
3 29 (5.64%) VMware
4 17 (3.31%) HP
5 13 (2.53%) Citrix
6 10 (1.95%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.97%) TOWER Software
8 4 (0.78%) JBoss
9 3 (0.58%) Telerik
10 2 (0.39%) Veritas
10 2 (0.39%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.19%) MKS
11 1 (0.19%) Informatica
11 1 (0.19%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.19%) Cisco
11 1 (0.19%) IBM
11 1 (0.19%) EMC
11 1 (0.19%) Compuware
11 1 (0.19%) Zend
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £48000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000 to £60,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
WTG (Web Technology Group)
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Gen Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable
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