The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Automation Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Specialist
Rank 930 942 968
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 11 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.006% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.006% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 8
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,950 £46,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,950 £58,500 £37,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +38.46%
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
92880 100890 108933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.53% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 78915 83178 89191
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Automation Specialist in the job title.

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 2 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire - 4 £47,500 -
London +14 3 £45,000 -25.00% 1
South East +23 2 - -
East of England +16 1 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Automation Specialist
UK

Automation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Automation Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Automation Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (42.11%) Windows
1 8 (42.11%) QA
2 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (21.05%) SCCM
5 4 (21.05%) Selenium
5 4 (21.05%) Marketing
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (21.05%) Ansible
5 4 (21.05%) Puppet
5 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (21.05%) QA Automation
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 4 (21.05%) Marketing Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Marketo
6 3 (15.79%) Eloqua
6 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft

Automation Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) DWDM
1 1 (5.26%) NetScreen
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Appium
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) TestNG
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (21.05%) Marketing Automation
3 4 (21.05%) QA Automation
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) ActionScript
5 1 (5.26%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Groovy
5 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) CCIE
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Docker
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Ansible
1 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) Salt
3 1 (5.26%) Cacti
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) HP
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Marketo
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) HubSpot
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com