The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Specialist
Rank 871 823 851
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 24 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.013% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.014% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 18
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,900 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -6.09%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102690 95590 105693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84523 79913 91207
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 Specialist
UK

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 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
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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 -25 10 £65,000 +26.82% 3
East of England - 9 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -28 2 - -
South East - 2 £45,000 - 2
South West - 1 £42,500 - 1
Automation Specialist
UK

Automation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 32 (49.23%) Test Automation
2 29 (44.62%) QuickTest Pro
3 26 (40.00%) Selenium
4 24 (36.92%) Finance
4 24 (36.92%) Java
5 22 (33.85%) QA
6 21 (32.31%) VBScript
7 20 (30.77%) Degree
8 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
8 19 (29.23%) Windows
8 19 (29.23%) OO
9 18 (27.69%) C#
10 17 (26.15%) HP
10 17 (26.15%) HP Quality Center
11 16 (24.62%) SQL
12 15 (23.08%) VB
13 14 (21.54%) Software Testing
14 13 (20.00%) Marketing
14 13 (20.00%) Test Scripting
14 13 (20.00%) .NET
14 13 (20.00%) ISEB
15 11 (16.92%) Automated Testing
16 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (15.38%) Linux
16 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
16 10 (15.38%) UNIX
16 10 (15.38%) Automation Testing
17 9 (13.85%) CRM
17 9 (13.85%) Oracle
17 9 (13.85%) PHP

Automation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.54%) MS Project
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Magento
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Intranet
1 1 (1.54%) HTTP
1 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Big Data
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) SQLite
4 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (44.62%) QuickTest Pro
2 26 (40.00%) Selenium
3 8 (12.31%) WebDriver
4 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
4 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (7.69%) JUnit
6 3 (4.62%) NUnit
6 3 (4.62%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (3.08%) Moq
7 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.08%) JIRA
8 1 (1.54%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.54%) Subversion
8 1 (1.54%) Hudson
8 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (36.92%) Finance
2 13 (20.00%) Marketing
3 9 (13.85%) Banking
3 9 (13.85%) Retail
4 7 (10.77%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Front Office
5 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (7.69%) SOAP
3 4 (6.15%) jQuery
3 4 (6.15%) Web Services
4 3 (4.62%) HTML
4 3 (4.62%) WCF
5 2 (3.08%) WF
5 2 (3.08%) CSS
6 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.54%) XML
6 1 (1.54%) JSON
6 1 (1.54%) Ajax
6 1 (1.54%) REST
6 1 (1.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.85%) Open Source
3 8 (12.31%) Mathematics
4 6 (9.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) Linux
2 10 (15.38%) UNIX
3 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Test Automation
2 19 (29.23%) OO
3 14 (21.54%) Software Testing
4 13 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (16.92%) Automated Testing
6 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 10 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 9 (13.85%) CRM
7 9 (13.85%) SOA
8 8 (12.31%) Test Strategy
9 7 (10.77%) Scrum
9 7 (10.77%) Test Management
9 7 (10.77%) Performance Testing
10 6 (9.23%) Wealth Management
11 5 (7.69%) TDD
11 5 (7.69%) BDD
12 4 (6.15%) Email Marketing
13 3 (4.62%) Workflow
14 2 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) Java
2 21 (32.31%) VBScript
3 18 (27.69%) C#
4 16 (24.62%) SQL
5 15 (23.08%) VB
6 9 (13.85%) PHP
7 8 (12.31%) T-SQL
8 7 (10.77%) C++
9 6 (9.23%) VBA
10 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
11 4 (6.15%) Ruby
11 4 (6.15%) Groovy
12 1 (1.54%) C
12 1 (1.54%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Degree
2 13 (20.00%) ISEB
3 7 (10.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (33.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (26.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) HP
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) JD Edwards
3 8 (12.31%) SAP
4 5 (7.69%) Eloqua
5 3 (4.62%) Sony
6 1 (1.54%) Avaya
6 1 (1.54%) Marketo
6 1 (1.54%) Neolane
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