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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 596 729 722
Rank change year-on-year
+133 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 281 127 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 253 113 135
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 £55,000
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
101684 96224 107055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83079 80543 92244
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +80 162 £52,500 +10.52% 19
South East +19 52 £38,500 +10.00% 10
East of England +16 22 £42,500 +13.33% 1
South West -3 16 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Yorkshire -25 16 £32,500 -23.52% 2
North West 0 13 £40,000 +33.33%
East Midlands -15 3 £45,000 +28.57%
North East - 2 £31,700 -
West Midlands +1 1 £42,500 +54.54%
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 319 (64.71%) QA
2 265 (53.75%) Selenium
2 265 (53.75%) Test Automation
3 227 (46.04%) Java
4 199 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
5 179 (36.31%) SQL
6 174 (35.29%) C#
7 165 (33.47%) BDD
8 137 (27.79%) Cucumber
9 131 (26.57%) Degree
10 130 (26.37%) Automation Testing
11 126 (25.56%) Scrum
12 124 (25.15%) Test Scripting
13 121 (24.54%) Finance
14 107 (21.70%) Ruby
15 106 (21.50%) TDD
15 106 (21.50%) WebDriver
16 102 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
17 101 (20.49%) Linux
18 95 (19.27%) Test Strategy
19 88 (17.85%) Python
20 87 (17.65%) Software Engineering
21 85 (17.24%) .NET
22 81 (16.43%) JavaScript
23 79 (16.02%) Regression Testing
24 77 (15.62%) UNIX
25 72 (14.60%) Automated Testing
26 69 (14.00%) User Stories
27 67 (13.59%) Windows
28 66 (13.39%) C++

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (4.06%) IIS
1 20 (4.06%) Apache
2 17 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.62%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (1.01%) nginx
6 4 (0.81%) Confluence
6 4 (0.81%) Node.js
7 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.61%) CMS
8 2 (0.41%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.20%) Mule
9 1 (0.20%) Drupal
9 1 (0.20%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (2.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 14 (2.84%) Magento
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.45%) SaaS
3 12 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.01%) GitHub
5 1 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 15 (3.04%) Internet
3 11 (2.23%) HTTP
4 7 (1.42%) SNMP
5 5 (1.01%) DNS
6 4 (0.81%) IPv6
6 4 (0.81%) VLAN
6 4 (0.81%) iSCSI
6 4 (0.81%) NAS
7 2 (0.41%) LTE
7 2 (0.41%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.41%) LDAP
7 2 (0.41%) 3G
7 2 (0.41%) Firewall
7 2 (0.41%) 2G
7 2 (0.41%) SSH
8 1 (0.20%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.20%) RNC
8 1 (0.20%) DSL
8 1 (0.20%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.48%) MySQL
3 11 (2.23%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.03%) Hadoop
5 9 (1.83%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.42%) HBase
8 6 (1.22%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.22%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.61%) Redis
10 3 (0.61%) Big Data
10 3 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.20%) OLAP
12 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 265 (53.75%) Selenium
2 137 (27.79%) Cucumber
3 106 (21.50%) WebDriver
4 65 (13.18%) Jenkins
5 56 (11.36%) JUnit
5 56 (11.36%) JIRA
6 47 (9.53%) Hudson
7 45 (9.13%) QuickTest Pro
8 40 (8.11%) JBehave
9 38 (7.71%) WinRunner
9 38 (7.71%) Subversion
10 37 (7.51%) SpecFlow
11 34 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 31 (6.29%) Visual Studio
13 30 (6.09%) Ranorex
14 29 (5.88%) Maven
15 24 (4.87%) Git (software)
15 24 (4.87%) NUnit
16 23 (4.67%) JMeter
17 22 (4.46%) TeamCity
General
1 121 (24.54%) Finance
2 25 (5.07%) Games
3 19 (3.85%) Retail
4 16 (3.25%) Back Office
5 13 (2.64%) Marketing
6 11 (2.23%) Publishing
7 7 (1.42%) Banking
8 4 (0.81%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.20%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.20%) German Language
10 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.20%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (17.24%) .NET
2 57 (11.56%) HTML
3 52 (10.55%) Web Services
4 42 (8.52%) XML
5 40 (8.11%) SOAP
5 40 (8.11%) Gherkin
6 38 (7.71%) RESTful
7 31 (6.29%) HTML5
8 30 (6.09%) J2EE
9 29 (5.88%) .NET Framework
10 24 (4.87%) CSS
11 20 (4.06%) JSON
12 14 (2.84%) REST
12 14 (2.84%) Spring
13 11 (2.23%) CSS3
14 7 (1.42%) X-Windows
14 7 (1.42%) LAMP
15 6 (1.22%) Apache Flex
16 5 (1.01%) WCF
16 5 (1.01%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.16%) Open Source
2 52 (10.55%) Computer Science
3 46 (9.33%) Mathematics
4 32 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (4.06%) Client/Server
6 17 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.62%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.42%) Video on Demand
9 5 (1.01%) iPad
10 4 (0.81%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.81%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.81%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.81%) Physics
10 4 (0.81%) iPhone
11 3 (0.61%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.41%) Spread Betting
12 2 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.41%) Streaming Video
13 1 (0.20%) Handset
13 1 (0.20%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 101 (20.49%) Linux
2 77 (15.62%) UNIX
3 67 (13.59%) Windows
4 24 (4.87%) Android
5 22 (4.46%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.42%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.42%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.42%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.42%) CentOS
8 4 (0.81%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.41%) AIX
9 2 (0.41%) Solaris
10 1 (0.20%) VMS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (53.75%) Test Automation
2 199 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (33.47%) BDD
4 130 (26.37%) Automation Testing
5 126 (25.56%) Scrum
6 124 (25.15%) Test Scripting
7 106 (21.50%) TDD
8 102 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
9 95 (19.27%) Test Strategy
10 87 (17.65%) Software Engineering
11 79 (16.02%) Regression Testing
12 72 (14.60%) Automated Testing
13 69 (14.00%) User Stories
14 45 (9.13%) DevOps
14 45 (9.13%) OO
14 45 (9.13%) Software Testing
15 39 (7.91%) E-Commerce
16 32 (6.49%) Workflow
17 31 (6.29%) Analytics
18 28 (5.68%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 227 (46.04%) Java
2 179 (36.31%) SQL
3 174 (35.29%) C#
4 107 (21.70%) Ruby
5 88 (17.85%) Python
6 81 (16.43%) JavaScript
7 66 (13.39%) C++
8 51 (10.34%) PHP
9 37 (7.51%) Perl
10 31 (6.29%) C
11 29 (5.88%) PowerShell
12 28 (5.68%) Bash Shell
13 16 (3.25%) Shell Script
14 15 (3.04%) Tcl
15 14 (2.84%) Delphi
16 13 (2.64%) VBScript
17 10 (2.03%) Scala
18 8 (1.62%) VB.NET
19 7 (1.42%) AWK
19 7 (1.42%) sed
Qualifications
1 131 (26.57%) Degree
2 46 (9.33%) ISEB
3 11 (2.23%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.03%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.22%) HND
6 5 (1.01%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.81%) PhD
8 3 (0.61%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.20%) HNC
9 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (64.71%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) ISO 9000
2 3 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.41%) TickIT
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (4.06%) Hyper-V
2 15 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.64%) XenApp
3 13 (2.64%) XenDesktop
4 10 (2.03%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.62%) vSphere
6 7 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.61%) Gluster
8 2 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.41%) NFS
9 1 (0.20%) XenServer
9 1 (0.20%) Varnish
9 1 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (5.48%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (5.27%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (5.07%) Puppet
4 9 (1.83%) Ansible
5 7 (1.42%) Salt
5 7 (1.42%) Opsview
5 7 (1.42%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.41%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 61 (12.37%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.11%) Oracle
3 29 (5.88%) VMware
4 16 (3.25%) HP
5 13 (2.64%) Citrix
6 10 (2.03%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.01%) JBoss
8 4 (0.81%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.61%) Telerik
10 2 (0.41%) Veritas
10 2 (0.41%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.20%) MKS
11 1 (0.20%) Informatica
11 1 (0.20%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.20%) Cisco
11 1 (0.20%) IBM
11 1 (0.20%) EMC
11 1 (0.20%) Compuware
11 1 (0.20%) Zend
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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