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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Specialist
Rank 855 861 833
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 22 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.023% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.025% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 20
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+44.44% +12.50%
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
95990 100567 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.46% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80962 82147 77980
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +1 10 £65,000 - 3
Yorkshire - 4 - -
North West - 4 £35,750 -
West Midlands - 3 - -
East of England -13 1 - - 1
Automation Specialist
UK

Automation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 36 (73.47%) Test Automation
2 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (59.18%) Selenium
4 25 (51.02%) Java
5 23 (46.94%) WebDriver
6 22 (44.90%) Cucumber
7 21 (42.86%) Git (software)
8 20 (40.82%) BDD
9 18 (36.73%) SoapUI
9 18 (36.73%) Unit Testing
9 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (36.73%) Groovy
10 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
11 16 (32.65%) Mockito
11 16 (32.65%) Open Source
11 16 (32.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 16 (32.65%) E-Commerce
12 12 (24.49%) C#
12 12 (24.49%) Degree
13 10 (20.41%) QA
13 10 (20.41%) HP UFT
14 9 (18.37%) IBM
14 9 (18.37%) HP
14 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (16.33%) Automation Testing
15 8 (16.33%) SQL
16 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
16 7 (14.29%) SDLC
17 6 (12.24%) Marketing
17 6 (12.24%) Rational Functional Tester

Automation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Primavera
1 1 (2.04%) Teamcenter
1 1 (2.04%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQLite
2 2 (4.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (59.18%) Selenium
2 23 (46.94%) WebDriver
3 22 (44.90%) Cucumber
4 21 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 18 (36.73%) SoapUI
6 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
7 16 (32.65%) Mockito
7 16 (32.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 10 (20.41%) HP UFT
9 6 (12.24%) Rational Functional Tester
10 3 (6.12%) JIRA
11 2 (4.08%) JUnit
11 2 (4.08%) NUnit
11 2 (4.08%) Subversion
11 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
11 2 (4.08%) TestNG
11 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
11 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
11 2 (4.08%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (12.24%) Marketing
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
2 5 (10.20%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.16%) CSS
2 4 (8.16%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) WinForms
3 3 (6.12%) WPF
4 2 (4.08%) jQuery
4 2 (4.08%) HTML5
4 2 (4.08%) REST
4 2 (4.08%) HTML
4 2 (4.08%) Ajax
4 2 (4.08%) JSON
4 2 (4.08%) WCF
4 2 (4.08%) SOAP
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.08%) Social Media
4 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Android
1 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Test Automation
2 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.82%) BDD
4 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (36.73%) Unit Testing
5 16 (32.65%) E-Commerce
5 16 (32.65%) Open Source
6 8 (16.33%) Automation Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 7 (14.29%) SDLC
8 5 (10.20%) Test Planning
8 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.16%) TDD
9 4 (8.16%) Test Management
9 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
9 4 (8.16%) Web Development
10 3 (6.12%) Business Development
10 3 (6.12%) Use Case
10 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.12%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) Java
2 18 (36.73%) Groovy
3 12 (24.49%) C#
4 8 (16.33%) SQL
5 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.16%) VBScript
7 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.12%) C++
7 3 (6.12%) C
8 2 (4.08%) Ruby
8 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.08%) PHP
9 1 (2.04%) VB
9 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.12%) ISEB
3 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) IBM
1 9 (18.37%) HP
2 3 (6.12%) BT
2 3 (6.12%) Atlassian
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) WorldPay
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Marketo
3 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent salary + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Chelmsford
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: Competitive + benefits and bonus
Posted: 16 days ago