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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Specialist
Rank 862 834 864
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +30
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 26 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.019% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.020% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 20
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 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 29 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
East of England - 13 £45,000 - 1
London -3 8 £65,000 +30.00%
South East -17 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South West - 1 £42,500 -
Automation Specialist
UK

Automation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 26 (43.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 26 (43.33%) Java
1 26 (43.33%) Test Automation
2 25 (41.67%) Finance
3 22 (36.67%) VBScript
4 21 (35.00%) Selenium
5 17 (28.33%) VB
5 17 (28.33%) HP
6 16 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 16 (26.67%) Marketing
7 14 (23.33%) QA
7 14 (23.33%) Windows
7 14 (23.33%) OO
8 13 (21.67%) C#
8 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
8 13 (21.67%) Degree
9 12 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (20.00%) SQL
9 12 (20.00%) ISEB
10 9 (15.00%) Linux
10 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (15.00%) Banking
10 9 (15.00%) VBA
10 9 (15.00%) Open Source
10 9 (15.00%) Email Marketing
10 9 (15.00%) Test Scripting
10 9 (15.00%) Eloqua
11 8 (13.33%) WebDriver
11 8 (13.33%) ISTQB
11 8 (13.33%) .NET

Automation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle CRM
1 7 (11.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
1 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Big Data
2 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (43.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 21 (35.00%) Selenium
3 8 (13.33%) WebDriver
4 5 (8.33%) JUnit
5 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (3.33%) JIRA
6 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.67%) Hudson
7 1 (1.67%) CruiseControl
General
1 25 (41.67%) Finance
2 16 (26.67%) Marketing
3 9 (15.00%) Banking
4 7 (11.67%) Retail
4 7 (11.67%) Investment Banking
5 5 (8.33%) Advertising
6 1 (1.67%) Front Office
6 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) .NET
2 6 (10.00%) HTML
3 4 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (1.67%) CSS
4 1 (1.67%) SOAP
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) XML
4 1 (1.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.00%) Open Source
3 6 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (8.33%) Copywriting
4 5 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Linux
3 8 (13.33%) UNIX
4 7 (11.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) AIX
5 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Test Automation
2 16 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 14 (23.33%) OO
4 9 (15.00%) Email Marketing
4 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 8 (13.33%) SOA
6 7 (11.67%) CRM
7 6 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 5 (8.33%) BDD
8 5 (8.33%) TDD
8 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 5 (8.33%) Wealth Management
9 4 (6.67%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.00%) Performance Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Scrum
10 3 (5.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) Java
2 22 (36.67%) VBScript
3 17 (28.33%) VB
4 13 (21.67%) C#
5 12 (20.00%) SQL
6 9 (15.00%) VBA
7 7 (11.67%) T-SQL
7 7 (11.67%) PHP
8 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 4 (6.67%) Ruby
9 4 (6.67%) Groovy
10 3 (5.00%) C++
11 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.67%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.67%) Korn
12 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Degree
2 12 (20.00%) ISEB
3 8 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) HP
2 9 (15.00%) Eloqua
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle
4 7 (11.67%) SAP
4 7 (11.67%) JD Edwards
5 5 (8.33%) Marketo
5 5 (8.33%) Neolane
5 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.67%) Sony
7 1 (1.67%) Avaya
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM Digital
Posted: 21 days ago
Middlesex
Mason Frank
Salary: £25 - £35 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago