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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Engineer
UK / England
Rank 626 691 804
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +113
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 214 224 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 180 192 75
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%

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
75770 92206 94914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.48% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63335 78206 79140
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +33 106 £62,500 - 16
South East +104 56 £37,500 -31.81% 8
North West -9 29 £41,500 -24.54% 3
Yorkshire +18 8 £65,000 +52.94% 4
East Midlands +5 5 £42,500 +13.33% 1
West Midlands +23 3 £37,000 -17.77% 3
East of England +20 3 £55,000 +37.50%
South West - 2 £35,000 -
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 179 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (44.42%) QA
3 157 (40.78%) Java
4 138 (35.84%) Linux
5 120 (31.17%) Python
6 119 (30.91%) Selenium
7 95 (24.68%) DevOps
8 88 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
9 81 (21.04%) QA Automation
10 78 (20.26%) Windows
11 76 (19.74%) Opscode Chef
12 75 (19.48%) Finance
13 72 (18.70%) Git (software)
13 72 (18.70%) Puppet
14 71 (18.44%) BDD
15 69 (17.92%) Jenkins
16 68 (17.66%) Ansible
17 66 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
17 66 (17.14%) Automated Testing
18 65 (16.88%) Scrum
19 60 (15.58%) SQL
20 59 (15.32%) Test Automation
21 58 (15.06%) Cucumber
22 56 (14.55%) JavaScript
22 56 (14.55%) C#
22 56 (14.55%) Ruby
23 53 (13.77%) WebDriver
24 48 (12.47%) Unix
25 47 (12.21%) Configuration Management
26 45 (11.69%) .NET

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 8 (2.08%) IIS
2 7 (1.82%) Confluence
3 6 (1.56%) JBoss
4 5 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.04%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.52%) Apache
6 2 (0.52%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.52%) nginx
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.52%) WildFly
7 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.26%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 66 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.64%) SaaS
4 11 (2.86%) IaaS
5 10 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.30%) GitHub
7 5 (1.30%) Slack
8 3 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.78%) PaaS
8 3 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.68%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.38%) DNS
3 11 (2.86%) Firewall
4 8 (2.08%) DHCP
4 8 (2.08%) Internet
5 7 (1.82%) HTTP
6 6 (1.56%) GPRS
7 5 (1.30%) LDAP
7 5 (1.30%) Network Security
8 4 (1.04%) LAN
9 3 (0.78%) BGP
9 3 (0.78%) VLAN
10 2 (0.52%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (0.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (0.52%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.52%) OSPF
10 2 (0.52%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (0.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.49%) MySQL
2 19 (4.94%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.12%) SSDT
4 10 (2.60%) Redis
5 7 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.56%) Big Data
6 6 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.04%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.78%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.52%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.26%) HBase
10 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 119 (30.91%) Selenium
2 72 (18.70%) Git (software)
3 69 (17.92%) Jenkins
4 58 (15.06%) Cucumber
5 53 (13.77%) WebDriver
6 40 (10.39%) Appium
7 37 (9.61%) JMeter
8 33 (8.57%) JIRA
8 33 (8.57%) SpecFlow
9 28 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (5.97%) Octopus Deploy
11 21 (5.45%) Gatling
12 19 (4.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (4.94%) JUnit
12 19 (4.94%) TeamCity
13 16 (4.16%) Vagrant
14 15 (3.90%) Maven
15 14 (3.64%) Subversion
16 12 (3.12%) TestNG
17 11 (2.86%) NUnit
General
1 75 (19.48%) Finance
2 20 (5.19%) Banking
3 13 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.34%) Electronics
5 8 (2.08%) Games
5 8 (2.08%) Marketing
6 7 (1.82%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.82%) Retail
7 5 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.04%) Back Office
8 4 (1.04%) Billing
9 3 (0.78%) Front Office
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) French Language
11 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (11.69%) .NET
2 31 (8.05%) Gherkin
3 20 (5.19%) Web Services
4 17 (4.42%) XML
5 12 (3.12%) REST
6 11 (2.86%) HTML
7 8 (2.08%) HTML5
8 7 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (1.30%) Node.js
9 5 (1.30%) React
10 4 (1.04%) CSS
10 4 (1.04%) Spring
11 3 (0.78%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (0.78%) Servlets
11 3 (0.78%) SOAP
11 3 (0.78%) WireMock
11 3 (0.78%) YAML
12 2 (0.52%) Behat
12 2 (0.52%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.39%) Mobile App
2 23 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.12%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.12%) User Experience
5 8 (2.08%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (1.82%) Robotics
7 6 (1.56%) Fintech
7 6 (1.56%) SCADA
8 5 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.30%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.30%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.04%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (1.04%) Derivative
9 4 (1.04%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 4 (1.04%) iPad
9 4 (1.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 138 (35.84%) Linux
2 78 (20.26%) Windows
3 48 (12.47%) Unix
4 24 (6.23%) Android
4 24 (6.23%) Apple iOS
4 24 (6.23%) Windows Server
5 22 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (4.94%) CentOS
7 10 (2.60%) Debian
8 6 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.56%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.04%) SmartOS
10 3 (0.78%) AIX
10 3 (0.78%) Solaris
10 3 (0.78%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (24.68%) DevOps
3 88 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
4 81 (21.04%) QA Automation
5 71 (18.44%) BDD
6 66 (17.14%) Automated Testing
7 65 (16.88%) Scrum
8 59 (15.32%) Test Automation
9 47 (12.21%) Configuration Management
10 45 (11.69%) TDD
11 40 (10.39%) Automation Testing
11 40 (10.39%) Software Engineering
12 38 (9.87%) Regression Testing
13 36 (9.35%) Kanban
14 34 (8.83%) Test Strategy
15 30 (7.79%) Continuous Delivery
15 30 (7.79%) OO
16 27 (7.01%) Manual Testing
17 25 (6.49%) Performance Testing
18 23 (5.97%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 157 (40.78%) Java
2 120 (31.17%) Python
3 60 (15.58%) SQL
4 56 (14.55%) C#
4 56 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 56 (14.55%) Ruby
5 36 (9.35%) Bash Shell
5 36 (9.35%) PowerShell
6 35 (9.09%) Perl
7 20 (5.19%) C++
8 14 (3.64%) PL/SQL
9 13 (3.38%) PHP
10 12 (3.12%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.86%) C
11 11 (2.86%) Go
12 8 (2.08%) Groovy
13 5 (1.30%) Scala
14 4 (1.04%) VBScript
15 2 (0.52%) VB
15 2 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (8.83%) Degree
2 5 (1.30%) ISEB
2 5 (1.30%) Postgraduate
3 4 (1.04%) AWS Certification
3 4 (1.04%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.04%) MCSE
3 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.04%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.78%) HND
5 2 (0.52%) CCNP
5 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.52%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.26%) CCA
6 1 (0.26%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (44.42%) QA
2 25 (6.49%) SDET
3 8 (2.08%) SLA
4 4 (1.04%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.26%) GAMP
System Software
1 20 (5.19%) Docker
2 15 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.34%) vCloud
4 6 (1.56%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.04%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.04%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.78%) NFS
7 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.52%) vSphere
8 1 (0.26%) LXC
Systems Management
1 76 (19.74%) Opscode Chef
2 72 (18.70%) Puppet
3 68 (17.66%) Ansible
4 25 (6.49%) Salt
5 13 (3.38%) Terraform
6 7 (1.82%) CFEngine
7 6 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (1.30%) SCOM
8 5 (1.30%) yum
9 4 (1.04%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 3 (0.78%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.78%) Cobbler
10 3 (0.78%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.78%) Linux-HA
10 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.78%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.78%) SCCM
11 2 (0.52%) Icinga
11 2 (0.52%) Nagios
11 2 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 31 (8.05%) VMware
2 29 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.97%) Red Hat
4 21 (5.45%) HP
5 10 (2.60%) Google
6 9 (2.34%) Oracle
7 7 (1.82%) Cisco
7 7 (1.82%) Perforce
7 7 (1.82%) Sun
8 6 (1.56%) Cognizant
8 6 (1.56%) F5
9 5 (1.30%) Dell
9 5 (1.30%) EMC
10 4 (1.04%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.04%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.04%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.04%) Juniper
11 3 (0.78%) Citrix
11 3 (0.78%) SolarWinds
11 3 (0.78%) Splunk
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, life cover plus others
Posted: 6 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Cloudscope
Salary: Competetive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 7.5% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: Package (dependent on experience)
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £75,000 + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
ABILITY Resorucing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Options, Pension, Health
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago