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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 687 741 757
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 180 139 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 147 125 95
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
95668 99324 96326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 79169 81086 81446
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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 +9 87 £50,000 +5.26% 13
South East +15 38 £47,500 - 6
East of England +26 18 £42,750 +6.87% 1
Yorkshire - 12 £32,500 - 2
West Midlands -27 8 £42,500 -8.10%
South West -19 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Midlands +14 5 £40,000 +35.59% 2
North West +2 4 £33,750 -3.57%
Midlands - 1 - -
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 215 (54.43%) Selenium
2 212 (53.67%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (52.41%) Test Automation
4 197 (49.87%) Java
5 181 (45.82%) SQL
6 138 (34.94%) QA
7 137 (34.68%) C#
8 128 (32.41%) WebDriver
9 123 (31.14%) Automation Testing
10 102 (25.82%) Cucumber
11 101 (25.57%) BDD
12 95 (24.05%) Finance
13 94 (23.80%) Continuous Integration
14 85 (21.52%) Linux
15 84 (21.27%) Test Scripting
16 80 (20.25%) TDD
17 79 (20.00%) Git (software)
18 78 (19.75%) Ruby
19 76 (19.24%) Scrum
20 73 (18.48%) JavaScript
21 72 (18.23%) Jenkins
22 67 (16.96%) UNIX
23 66 (16.71%) Software Testing
24 64 (16.20%) JIRA
25 63 (15.95%) Python
26 62 (15.70%) Windows
27 59 (14.94%) Degree
28 58 (14.68%) Perl
29 51 (12.91%) Subversion
29 51 (12.91%) Automated Testing

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 27 (6.84%) IIS
2 17 (4.30%) OpenStack
3 16 (4.05%) Confluence
4 15 (3.80%) WebSphere
5 14 (3.54%) WebLogic
5 14 (3.54%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.29%) JBoss
6 13 (3.29%) GlassFish
7 12 (3.04%) SharePoint
8 10 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
8 10 (2.53%) Node.js
9 5 (1.27%) Apache
10 2 (0.51%) WordPress
11 1 (0.25%) CMS
11 1 (0.25%) uiautomator
Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.29%) IBM SmartCloud
1 13 (3.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 12 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.52%) GitHub
4 4 (1.01%) SaaS
5 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.30%) Internet
2 15 (3.80%) DNS
3 13 (3.29%) BIG-IP
4 7 (1.77%) HTTP
5 4 (1.01%) MPLS
6 3 (0.76%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.76%) DHCP
7 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.25%) LAN
8 1 (0.25%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.25%) VoIP
8 1 (0.25%) WAN
8 1 (0.25%) Network Security
8 1 (0.25%) LTE
8 1 (0.25%) RNC
8 1 (0.25%) VLAN
8 1 (0.25%) Wireless
8 1 (0.25%) 2G
8 1 (0.25%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.57%) MySQL
3 13 (3.29%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.28%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.03%) Redis
6 8 (2.03%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.03%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (2.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (1.77%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.51%) Big Data
9 1 (0.25%) SQLite
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 215 (54.43%) Selenium
2 128 (32.41%) WebDriver
3 102 (25.82%) Cucumber
4 79 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 72 (18.23%) Jenkins
6 64 (16.20%) JIRA
7 51 (12.91%) Subversion
8 37 (9.37%) JUnit
9 36 (9.11%) QuickTest Pro
10 33 (8.35%) Visual Studio
11 32 (8.10%) NUnit
12 28 (7.09%) Maven
13 27 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 27 (6.84%) Calabash
14 22 (5.57%) SpecFlow
14 22 (5.57%) WATIR
15 20 (5.06%) TeamCity
16 19 (4.81%) JMeter
16 19 (4.81%) Bugzilla
17 18 (4.56%) JBehave
General
1 95 (24.05%) Finance
2 18 (4.56%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.30%) Games
3 17 (4.30%) Banking
4 13 (3.29%) Retail
5 8 (2.03%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.52%) Online Betting
7 5 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.76%) Marketing
8 3 (0.76%) Back Office
9 2 (0.51%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
10 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.41%) Web Services
2 42 (10.63%) RESTful
3 39 (9.87%) XML
4 37 (9.37%) .NET
5 31 (7.85%) HTML
6 26 (6.58%) CSS
7 24 (6.08%) Gherkin
8 18 (4.56%) Swing
9 17 (4.30%) Struts
9 17 (4.30%) SWT
10 14 (3.54%) .NET Framework
11 12 (3.04%) X-Windows
12 11 (2.78%) JSON
13 10 (2.53%) REST
14 7 (1.77%) LAMP
15 5 (1.27%) SOAP
15 5 (1.27%) MCollective
16 4 (1.01%) Natural Language Processing
16 4 (1.01%) WPF
16 4 (1.01%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.35%) Computer Science
2 23 (5.82%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (4.81%) Open Source
4 17 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 16 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.80%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.53%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (2.03%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.01%) Social Media
10 3 (0.76%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.76%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.51%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.51%) User Experience
11 2 (0.51%) Social Network
11 2 (0.51%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.25%) DTV
12 1 (0.25%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.25%) SCADA
12 1 (0.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 85 (21.52%) Linux
2 67 (16.96%) UNIX
3 62 (15.70%) Windows
4 23 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (3.54%) Apple iOS
6 13 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (3.04%) Windows 8
7 12 (3.04%) Windows 7
7 12 (3.04%) Android
8 9 (2.28%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.77%) CentOS
10 5 (1.27%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.76%) Solaris
13 2 (0.51%) Fedora
14 1 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (53.67%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (52.41%) Test Automation
3 123 (31.14%) Automation Testing
4 101 (25.57%) BDD
5 94 (23.80%) Continuous Integration
6 84 (21.27%) Test Scripting
7 80 (20.25%) TDD
8 76 (19.24%) Scrum
9 66 (16.71%) Software Testing
10 51 (12.91%) Automated Testing
11 50 (12.66%) Software Engineering
12 36 (9.11%) E-Commerce
12 36 (9.11%) DevOps
13 27 (6.84%) Workflow
13 27 (6.84%) Waterfall
14 24 (6.08%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (6.08%) Web Testing
14 24 (6.08%) Validation
14 24 (6.08%) OO
15 23 (5.82%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 197 (49.87%) Java
2 181 (45.82%) SQL
3 137 (34.68%) C#
4 78 (19.75%) Ruby
5 73 (18.48%) JavaScript
6 63 (15.95%) Python
7 58 (14.68%) Perl
8 42 (10.63%) Bash Shell
9 35 (8.86%) PowerShell
10 28 (7.09%) C++
11 22 (5.57%) T-SQL
12 20 (5.06%) Shell Script
13 15 (3.80%) Korn
13 15 (3.80%) PHP
14 7 (1.77%) C
14 7 (1.77%) Scala
15 6 (1.52%) Groovy
16 4 (1.01%) Tcl
16 4 (1.01%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.76%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 59 (14.94%) Degree
2 37 (9.37%) ISEB
3 36 (9.11%) ISTQB
4 12 (3.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.28%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (34.94%) QA
2 3 (0.76%) WAI
System Software
1 25 (6.33%) Hyper-V
2 16 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.80%) vSphere
4 13 (3.29%) vCloud
5 3 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (7.85%) Puppet
2 19 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (3.54%) Ansible
4 12 (3.04%) SCVMM
5 9 (2.28%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.27%) Nagios
7 2 (0.51%) AppManager
7 2 (0.51%) SCCM
7 2 (0.51%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.25%) Cacti
Vendors
1 37 (9.37%) Oracle
2 30 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.56%) Red Hat
4 16 (4.05%) VMware
5 13 (3.29%) IBM
5 13 (3.29%) F5
5 13 (3.29%) SaltStack
6 12 (3.04%) HP
7 6 (1.52%) Google
7 6 (1.52%) Fidessa
8 5 (1.27%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.01%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.76%) Cerillion
10 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.76%) TOWER Software
11 2 (0.51%) NetIQ
11 2 (0.51%) Sony
12 1 (0.25%) hybris
12 1 (0.25%) BMC
12 1 (0.25%) Siemens
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 8% pens, 25 days hols, insurance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days holiday, Life and
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Gala Leisure (Gala Bingo)
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 38000-47500 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago