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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Specialist
UK / England
Rank 828 899 914
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 12 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.009% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Median salary £46,750 £40,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.87% -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £40,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,600 £48,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -20.00%

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
75994 89200 93687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.42% 96.50% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 63619 75641 78452
Median salary £47,250 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.71% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
London +60 8 £95,000 +90.00%
West Midlands - 2 £46,750 -
South East +58 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Automation Specialist
UK

Automation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (50.00%) BDD
2 7 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (42.86%) TestRail
3 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (42.86%) Node.js
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Testing
3 6 (42.86%) GitHub
3 6 (42.86%) JIRA
3 6 (42.86%) Retail
3 6 (42.86%) ATG
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Subversion
3 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) Cognizant
3 6 (42.86%) HP UFT
3 6 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Integrated Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) Integrated Marketing Communications
5 2 (14.29%) Marketing Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Metrics

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) GitHub
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Bluemix
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) HP UFT
2 6 (42.86%) JIRA
2 6 (42.86%) Subversion
2 6 (42.86%) TestRail
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) Capybara
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) SonarQube
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) French Language
2 2 (14.29%) German Language
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) BDD
2 7 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) Direct Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) Integrated Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) Integrated Marketing Communications
5 2 (14.29%) Marketing Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) ATG
1 6 (42.86%) Cognizant
1 6 (42.86%) HP
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk