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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 615 696 732
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 264 158 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 238 141 135
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,750 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 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 19 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 +19 131 £52,500 +10.52% 10
South East +18 70 £38,500 +10.00% 10
East of England -5 22 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Yorkshire -25 18 £32,500 -16.12% 1
South West -31 11 £35,000 -6.66% 2
North West -14 7 £40,000 +23.07% 1
East Midlands 0 4 £45,000 +20.00% 2
West Midlands - 4 £34,000 -
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 334 (63.50%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (60.08%) QA
3 278 (52.85%) Test Automation
4 270 (51.33%) Selenium
5 242 (46.01%) Java
6 214 (40.68%) SQL
7 188 (35.74%) C#
8 173 (32.89%) BDD
9 143 (27.19%) Test Scripting
10 142 (27.00%) Cucumber
11 135 (25.67%) Automation Testing
12 134 (25.48%) Finance
13 131 (24.90%) Degree
14 129 (24.52%) Scrum
15 112 (21.29%) Continuous Integration
15 112 (21.29%) Ruby
16 110 (20.91%) WebDriver
17 107 (20.34%) TDD
18 99 (18.82%) Linux
19 93 (17.68%) JavaScript
20 90 (17.11%) Test Strategy
21 89 (16.92%) Software Engineering
22 85 (16.16%) Python
23 82 (15.59%) Regression Testing
24 79 (15.02%) UNIX
25 78 (14.83%) Automated Testing
26 76 (14.45%) Windows
27 74 (14.07%) Jenkins
28 70 (13.31%) User Stories
28 70 (13.31%) C++

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 29 (5.51%) IIS
2 17 (3.23%) Apache
3 16 (3.04%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.85%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.66%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (1.71%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.95%) nginx
7 5 (0.95%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.95%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.76%) Node.js
8 4 (0.76%) Confluence
9 3 (0.57%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.57%) CMS
10 1 (0.19%) Mule
10 1 (0.19%) Drupal
10 1 (0.19%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.09%) MS Office
3 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.19%) EPLAN
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.66%) Magento
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.61%) SaaS
3 12 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.76%) GitHub
5 2 (0.38%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.18%) Internet
2 21 (3.99%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.52%) HTTP
4 7 (1.33%) SNMP
5 6 (1.14%) DNS
6 4 (0.76%) IPv6
6 4 (0.76%) VLAN
6 4 (0.76%) iSCSI
6 4 (0.76%) NAS
7 2 (0.38%) LTE
7 2 (0.38%) 3G
7 2 (0.38%) DVB
7 2 (0.38%) Firewall
7 2 (0.38%) 2G
7 2 (0.38%) SSH
7 2 (0.38%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.38%) LDAP
8 1 (0.19%) SMS
8 1 (0.19%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.60%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.32%) MySQL
3 16 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (2.66%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.28%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.90%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.33%) HBase
8 6 (1.14%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.14%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.57%) Redis
9 3 (0.57%) Big Data
9 3 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.38%) 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
1 270 (51.33%) Selenium
2 142 (27.00%) Cucumber
3 110 (20.91%) WebDriver
4 74 (14.07%) Jenkins
5 65 (12.36%) JIRA
6 62 (11.79%) JUnit
7 52 (9.89%) QuickTest Pro
8 50 (9.51%) Hudson
9 47 (8.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 43 (8.17%) Subversion
10 43 (8.17%) JBehave
10 43 (8.17%) SpecFlow
11 38 (7.22%) Visual Studio
12 37 (7.03%) NUnit
12 37 (7.03%) Ranorex
13 31 (5.89%) WinRunner
14 29 (5.51%) JMeter
15 28 (5.32%) Git (software)
16 27 (5.13%) Calabash
17 26 (4.94%) Maven
General
1 134 (25.48%) Finance
2 27 (5.13%) Games
3 21 (3.99%) Retail
4 13 (2.47%) Back Office
5 12 (2.28%) Marketing
6 11 (2.09%) Publishing
7 8 (1.52%) Banking
8 4 (0.76%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.38%) 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 70 (13.31%) HTML
2 69 (13.12%) .NET
3 56 (10.65%) Web Services
4 50 (9.51%) XML
5 47 (8.94%) RESTful
6 45 (8.56%) Gherkin
7 41 (7.79%) SOAP
8 36 (6.84%) HTML5
9 31 (5.89%) CSS
10 29 (5.51%) J2EE
11 23 (4.37%) .NET Framework
12 19 (3.61%) JSON
13 15 (2.85%) X-Windows
14 14 (2.66%) Spring
15 11 (2.09%) CSS3
16 10 (1.90%) LAMP
16 10 (1.90%) REST
17 6 (1.14%) Apache Flex
18 5 (0.95%) Middleware
18 5 (0.95%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (11.98%) Open Source
3 52 (9.89%) Computer Science
4 39 (7.41%) Mathematics
5 32 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (3.42%) Mobile App
7 17 (3.23%) Client/Server
8 16 (3.04%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.90%) User Experience
10 4 (0.76%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.76%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.76%) Physics
11 3 (0.57%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.57%) iPhone
11 3 (0.57%) Video on Demand
11 3 (0.57%) iPad
12 2 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Spread Betting
12 2 (0.38%) MPEG
12 2 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 99 (18.82%) Linux
2 79 (15.02%) UNIX
3 76 (14.45%) Windows
4 25 (4.75%) Android
5 24 (4.56%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.85%) Windows 8
6 15 (2.85%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.33%) CentOS
8 7 (1.33%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.76%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.38%) AIX
10 2 (0.38%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (63.50%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (52.85%) Test Automation
3 173 (32.89%) BDD
4 143 (27.19%) Test Scripting
5 135 (25.67%) Automation Testing
6 129 (24.52%) Scrum
7 112 (21.29%) Continuous Integration
8 107 (20.34%) TDD
9 90 (17.11%) Test Strategy
10 89 (16.92%) Software Engineering
11 82 (15.59%) Regression Testing
12 78 (14.83%) Automated Testing
13 70 (13.31%) User Stories
14 54 (10.27%) Software Testing
15 49 (9.32%) DevOps
16 47 (8.94%) OO
17 44 (8.37%) E-Commerce
18 43 (8.17%) Workflow
19 34 (6.46%) Manual Testing
20 29 (5.51%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 242 (46.01%) Java
2 214 (40.68%) SQL
3 188 (35.74%) C#
4 112 (21.29%) Ruby
5 93 (17.68%) JavaScript
6 85 (16.16%) Python
7 70 (13.31%) C++
8 50 (9.51%) PHP
9 40 (7.60%) Perl
9 40 (7.60%) PowerShell
10 34 (6.46%) Bash Shell
10 34 (6.46%) C
11 17 (3.23%) Shell Script
12 16 (3.04%) Tcl
13 15 (2.85%) Delphi
14 12 (2.28%) VBScript
15 9 (1.71%) Scala
16 8 (1.52%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.33%) sed
17 7 (1.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 131 (24.90%) Degree
2 55 (10.46%) ISEB
3 15 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.47%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.14%) HND
8 5 (0.95%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.76%) PhD
10 2 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.19%) HNC
11 1 (0.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (60.08%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) ISO 9000
2 3 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.38%) TickIT
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (5.51%) Hyper-V
2 16 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.47%) XenApp
3 13 (2.47%) XenDesktop
4 10 (1.90%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.71%) vSphere
6 7 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.57%) Gluster
8 2 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.38%) NFS
8 2 (0.38%) vCloud
9 1 (0.19%) XenServer
9 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (5.51%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (5.32%) Puppet
3 26 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (2.85%) SCVMM
5 9 (1.71%) Ansible
6 7 (1.33%) Opsview
7 6 (1.14%) Salt
8 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 60 (11.41%) Microsoft
2 49 (9.32%) Oracle
3 29 (5.51%) VMware
4 19 (3.61%) HP
5 13 (2.47%) Citrix
6 11 (2.09%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.14%) TOWER Software
8 4 (0.76%) JBoss
9 3 (0.57%) Telerik
10 2 (0.38%) IBM
10 2 (0.38%) Veritas
10 2 (0.38%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.38%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.38%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.38%) F5
11 1 (0.19%) Facebook
11 1 (0.19%) MKS
11 1 (0.19%) Zend
11 1 (0.19%) Cisco
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Creative Personnel
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £43000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + competitive, negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, life assurance
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Required IT
Salary: £35-43k
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago