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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Specialist
Rank 900 909 889
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 9 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.020% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.021% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 14
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £52,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £65,000 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +23.52%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 0 4 £50,000 -23.07%
East of England +1 3 £47,500 -
South East +15 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Automation Specialist
UK

Automation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (61.54%) Degree
2 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) QA
4 9 (34.62%) HP UFT
5 7 (26.92%) Linux
6 6 (23.08%) HP
6 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 6 (23.08%) IBM
6 6 (23.08%) DevOps
6 6 (23.08%) SDLC
6 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
7 5 (19.23%) Puppet
7 5 (19.23%) QA Automation
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) Perl
7 5 (19.23%) Java
8 4 (15.38%) Python
8 4 (15.38%) DHCP
8 4 (15.38%) NFS
8 4 (15.38%) DNS
8 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 4 (15.38%) Kernel Tuning
8 4 (15.38%) CFEngine
8 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (15.38%) yum
8 4 (15.38%) Time Management
9 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
9 3 (11.54%) BDD

Automation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) JBoss
1 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
1 1 (3.85%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DHCP
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) HP UFT
2 3 (11.54%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) TestNG
3 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) CentOS
4 1 (3.85%) Kali Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) DevOps
3 6 (23.08%) SDLC
4 5 (19.23%) QA Automation
5 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (15.38%) Kernel Tuning
5 4 (15.38%) Time Management
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.69%) Marketing Automation
8 1 (3.85%) Android Development
8 1 (3.85%) Defect Management
8 1 (3.85%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
8 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.85%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
1 5 (19.23%) Java
1 5 (19.23%) Perl
2 4 (15.38%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.85%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Korn
5 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) NFS
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) vCloud
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) CFEngine
2 4 (15.38%) yum
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) HP
1 6 (23.08%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) F5
4 1 (3.85%) Marketo
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.85%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.85%) Software AG
4 1 (3.85%) VMware