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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Specialist
Rank 862 854 856
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 21 42 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.038% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.040% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 14
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £48,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.86%
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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +25 12 £65,000 +52.94% 1
South East +12 2 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire +1 2 £35,000 -
South West - 2 £47,500 -
East of England +4 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Automation Specialist
UK

Automation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (77.50%) Java
2 28 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 27 (67.50%) Selenium
4 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (60.00%) WebDriver
6 23 (57.50%) Cucumber
6 23 (57.50%) C#
7 18 (45.00%) Ruby
8 17 (42.50%) Python
9 16 (40.00%) SpecFlow
10 15 (37.50%) Scrum
11 14 (35.00%) UNIX
11 14 (35.00%) Groovy
12 13 (32.50%) BDD
13 12 (30.00%) Automation Testing
13 12 (30.00%) TestNG
13 12 (30.00%) SQL
13 12 (30.00%) JUnit
13 12 (30.00%) Retail
14 10 (25.00%) NUnit
14 10 (25.00%) Banking
14 10 (25.00%) Eclipse
14 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
14 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
15 9 (22.50%) TeamCity
15 9 (22.50%) Oracle
15 9 (22.50%) Perl
15 9 (22.50%) TDD
16 8 (20.00%) IBM
16 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

Automation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) MySQL
2 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (67.50%) Selenium
2 24 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 23 (57.50%) Cucumber
4 16 (40.00%) SpecFlow
5 12 (30.00%) TestNG
5 12 (30.00%) JUnit
6 10 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 10 (25.00%) NUnit
6 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 9 (22.50%) TeamCity
8 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
8 7 (17.50%) Hudson
9 6 (15.00%) Calabash
9 6 (15.00%) Appium
9 6 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (12.50%) Maven
11 4 (10.00%) JIRA
11 4 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
11 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
12 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (30.00%) Retail
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Finance
4 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 5 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
1 4 (10.00%) XML
1 4 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (2.50%) WPF
2 1 (2.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Open Source
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) UNIX
2 7 (17.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) Scrum
4 13 (32.50%) BDD
5 12 (30.00%) Automation Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (22.50%) TDD
8 8 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
10 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
11 5 (12.50%) OO
12 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (10.00%) People Management
12 4 (10.00%) Functional Testing
13 3 (7.50%) Time Management
13 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
14 2 (5.00%) Business Development
14 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) Java
2 23 (57.50%) C#
3 18 (45.00%) Ruby
4 17 (42.50%) Python
5 14 (35.00%) Groovy
6 12 (30.00%) SQL
7 9 (22.50%) Perl
8 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 5 (12.50%) VBScript
9 4 (10.00%) C++
9 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.50%) VB
10 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) RHCE
3 1 (2.50%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) OpenView
1 1 (2.50%) Nagios
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) IBM
3 6 (15.00%) HP
4 4 (10.00%) WorldPay
5 2 (5.00%) BT
5 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago