The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 623 752 732
Rank change year-on-year
+129 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 266 103 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 231 83 134
Average salary £47,500 £42,250 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.42% -9.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.67%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103256 95947 106071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85103 80281 91579
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Automation Engineer
UK

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +44 158 £52,500 +16.66% 14
South East +40 51 £42,500 +21.42% 11
South West -4 20 £35,000 -14.63% 3
North West +17 15 £40,000 +33.33% 2
East of England -2 14 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Yorkshire -32 11 £32,500 -23.52% 2
East Midlands -7 3 £45,000 +28.57%
West Midlands -11 2 £42,500 +54.54%
North East - 2 £31,700 -
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 296 (65.63%) QA
2 258 (57.21%) Selenium
3 251 (55.65%) Test Automation
4 206 (45.68%) Java
5 193 (42.79%) Agile Software Development
6 166 (36.81%) C#
7 159 (35.25%) SQL
8 146 (32.37%) BDD
9 135 (29.93%) Cucumber
10 115 (25.50%) Scrum
10 115 (25.50%) Degree
11 112 (24.83%) Finance
12 111 (24.61%) Test Scripting
13 106 (23.50%) Automation Testing
14 103 (22.84%) Ruby
15 102 (22.62%) Linux
16 97 (21.51%) WebDriver
17 95 (21.06%) TDD
18 93 (20.62%) .NET
19 92 (20.40%) Continuous Integration
19 92 (20.40%) Test Strategy
20 79 (17.52%) Python
21 73 (16.19%) Software Engineering
22 70 (15.52%) JavaScript
23 65 (14.41%) Automated Testing
23 65 (14.41%) User Stories
24 63 (13.97%) UNIX
25 62 (13.75%) C++
26 60 (13.30%) Windows
27 59 (13.08%) Microsoft

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (4.21%) Apache
2 16 (3.55%) Tomcat
3 15 (3.33%) IIS
4 9 (2.00%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.89%) Confluence
6 3 (0.67%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.67%) CMS
6 3 (0.67%) nginx
6 3 (0.67%) Node.js
7 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.44%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.22%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (1.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 12 (2.66%) Magento
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.10%) SaaS
3 12 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.11%) GitHub
5 1 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.00%) HTTP
3 7 (1.55%) SNMP
4 6 (1.33%) Internet
5 4 (0.89%) DNS
6 2 (0.44%) LTE
6 2 (0.44%) 2G
6 2 (0.44%) 3G
6 2 (0.44%) LDAP
6 2 (0.44%) SSH
6 2 (0.44%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.22%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.22%) RNC
7 1 (0.22%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.22%) DHCP
7 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.22%) Firewall
7 1 (0.22%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.54%) MySQL
3 10 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 7 (1.55%) HBase
5 6 (1.33%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.11%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (0.67%) Big Data
8 3 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.67%) Redis
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 258 (57.21%) Selenium
2 135 (29.93%) Cucumber
3 97 (21.51%) WebDriver
4 56 (12.42%) Jenkins
5 52 (11.53%) JUnit
6 49 (10.86%) JIRA
7 46 (10.20%) Hudson
8 42 (9.31%) WinRunner
9 37 (8.20%) JBehave
10 35 (7.76%) Subversion
11 34 (7.54%) QuickTest Pro
12 32 (7.10%) SpecFlow
13 30 (6.65%) Maven
14 28 (6.21%) Visual Studio
15 26 (5.76%) Ranorex
16 25 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
17 22 (4.88%) Git (software)
18 21 (4.66%) TestComplete
19 20 (4.43%) TeamCity
20 19 (4.21%) JMeter
General
1 112 (24.83%) Finance
2 23 (5.10%) Games
3 18 (3.99%) Retail
4 15 (3.33%) Back Office
5 12 (2.66%) Marketing
6 8 (1.77%) Publishing
7 7 (1.55%) Banking
8 3 (0.67%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (20.62%) .NET
2 57 (12.64%) Web Services
3 41 (9.09%) SOAP
4 39 (8.65%) HTML
4 39 (8.65%) Gherkin
5 34 (7.54%) .NET Framework
6 31 (6.87%) RESTful
7 30 (6.65%) XML
8 27 (5.99%) J2EE
9 25 (5.54%) HTML5
10 20 (4.43%) CSS
11 18 (3.99%) JSON
12 15 (3.33%) REST
13 12 (2.66%) Spring
14 11 (2.44%) CSS3
15 6 (1.33%) Apache Flex
16 5 (1.11%) Middleware
16 5 (1.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 4 (0.89%) XSD
17 4 (0.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.53%) Open Source
2 51 (11.31%) Mathematics
3 38 (8.43%) Computer Science
4 28 (6.21%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (4.88%) Client/Server
6 18 (3.99%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.55%) Video on Demand
8 6 (1.33%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.33%) iPad
9 5 (1.11%) iPhone
10 4 (0.89%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.89%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.89%) Physics
11 3 (0.67%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.67%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.67%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.44%) Streaming Video
13 1 (0.22%) Social Network
13 1 (0.22%) Chemistry
13 1 (0.22%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 102 (22.62%) Linux
2 63 (13.97%) UNIX
3 60 (13.30%) Windows
4 24 (5.32%) Android
5 22 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.77%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.77%) CentOS
8 4 (0.89%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.44%) AIX
9 2 (0.44%) Solaris
10 1 (0.22%) Debian
10 1 (0.22%) VMS
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (55.65%) Test Automation
2 193 (42.79%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (32.37%) BDD
4 115 (25.50%) Scrum
5 111 (24.61%) Test Scripting
6 106 (23.50%) Automation Testing
7 95 (21.06%) TDD
8 92 (20.40%) Continuous Integration
8 92 (20.40%) Test Strategy
9 73 (16.19%) Software Engineering
10 65 (14.41%) Automated Testing
10 65 (14.41%) User Stories
11 54 (11.97%) Regression Testing
12 53 (11.75%) OO
13 46 (10.20%) Software Testing
14 39 (8.65%) DevOps
15 38 (8.43%) E-Commerce
16 35 (7.76%) Analytics
17 28 (6.21%) Unit Testing
18 26 (5.76%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 206 (45.68%) Java
2 166 (36.81%) C#
3 159 (35.25%) SQL
4 103 (22.84%) Ruby
5 79 (17.52%) Python
6 70 (15.52%) JavaScript
7 62 (13.75%) C++
8 51 (11.31%) PHP
9 30 (6.65%) Perl
10 25 (5.54%) C
11 21 (4.66%) Bash Shell
12 15 (3.33%) PowerShell
13 14 (3.10%) Delphi
13 14 (3.10%) VBScript
14 11 (2.44%) Shell Script
15 10 (2.22%) Tcl
16 9 (2.00%) Scala
17 8 (1.77%) VB.NET
18 7 (1.55%) AWK
18 7 (1.55%) sed
Qualifications
1 115 (25.50%) Degree
2 40 (8.87%) ISEB
3 9 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.77%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.33%) HND
6 5 (1.11%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.67%) PhD
8 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.22%) HNC
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (65.63%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) ISO 9000
2 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.44%) TickIT
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 13 (2.88%) XenApp
2 13 (2.88%) XenDesktop
3 10 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.55%) vSphere
5 6 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.67%) Gluster
7 2 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.44%) NFS
8 1 (0.22%) XenServer
8 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (5.54%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (4.66%) Puppet
4 8 (1.77%) Ansible
5 7 (1.55%) Opsview
6 6 (1.33%) Salt
7 2 (0.44%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.44%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 59 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.87%) Oracle
3 28 (6.21%) VMware
4 14 (3.10%) HP
5 13 (2.88%) Citrix
6 11 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.11%) JBoss
8 3 (0.67%) Telerik
9 2 (0.44%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.44%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.44%) Veritas
9 2 (0.44%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.22%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.22%) EMC
10 1 (0.22%) Informatica
10 1 (0.22%) Compuware
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco
10 1 (0.22%) IBM
10 1 (0.22%) MKS
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits: Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + share options
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Towers Watson
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago