The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Specialist
Rank 833 824 850
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 19 39 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.037% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.040% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 10
Average salary £58,750 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.23% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
Automation Specialist
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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
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 £27,450 £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 Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Automation Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Specialist across the England region.

Automation Specialist Salary Trend in England

Automation Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Automation Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Automation Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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
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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 +34 12 £65,000 +52.94% 2
South West - 3 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +3 2 £35,000 -
East of England -5 1 - - 2
South East -9 1 £45,000 +2.85%
Automation Specialist
UK

Automation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Automation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 27 (84.38%) Java
2 22 (68.75%) Test Automation
3 21 (65.63%) WebDriver
3 21 (65.63%) Selenium
4 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (62.50%) C#
5 19 (59.38%) Cucumber
6 18 (56.25%) Ruby
7 16 (50.00%) Python
7 16 (50.00%) SpecFlow
8 15 (46.88%) Scrum
9 14 (43.75%) UNIX
10 12 (37.50%) JUnit
10 12 (37.50%) TestNG
10 12 (37.50%) Groovy
11 11 (34.38%) Retail
12 10 (31.25%) NUnit
12 10 (31.25%) Banking
12 10 (31.25%) SQL
12 10 (31.25%) Eclipse
12 10 (31.25%) Mentoring
13 9 (28.13%) Automation Testing
13 9 (28.13%) BDD
13 9 (28.13%) Perl
14 8 (25.00%) TeamCity
14 8 (25.00%) Performance Testing
14 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
15 7 (21.88%) Hudson
15 7 (21.88%) Oracle
15 7 (21.88%) Linux

Automation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Automation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) WebDriver
1 21 (65.63%) Selenium
2 19 (59.38%) Cucumber
3 16 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 12 (37.50%) TestNG
4 12 (37.50%) JUnit
5 10 (31.25%) Eclipse
5 10 (31.25%) NUnit
6 8 (25.00%) TeamCity
6 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (21.88%) Hudson
8 6 (18.75%) Calabash
8 6 (18.75%) Appium
9 5 (15.63%) Maven
10 3 (9.38%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
11 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
11 2 (6.25%) JMeter
11 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 11 (34.38%) Retail
2 10 (31.25%) Banking
3 6 (18.75%) Finance
4 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
5 4 (12.50%) Marketing
6 1 (3.13%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
1 4 (12.50%) XML
1 4 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) UNIX
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Test Automation
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) Scrum
4 10 (31.25%) Mentoring
5 9 (28.13%) BDD
5 9 (28.13%) Automation Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 7 (21.88%) TDD
8 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (15.63%) OO
9 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
10 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (6.25%) Agile Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
11 2 (6.25%) People Management
11 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
11 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.25%) Time Management
11 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) Java
2 20 (62.50%) C#
3 18 (56.25%) Ruby
4 16 (50.00%) Python
5 12 (37.50%) Groovy
6 10 (31.25%) SQL
7 9 (28.13%) Perl
8 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
9 3 (9.38%) VBScript
10 2 (6.25%) C++
10 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
11 1 (3.13%) VB
11 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) RHCSA
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) RHCE
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) OpenView
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) IBM
2 5 (15.63%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Dell
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) BT
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Mason Frank
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £excellent + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £excellent + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago