The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Specialist
Rank 855 849 854
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 40 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.015% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.016% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 26
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +11.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £46,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-4.86% +12.80%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106581 98705 112223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.71% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87190 83107 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Automation Specialist
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -37 18 £42,500 -24.44% 4
East of England -6 16 £42,500 -22.72%
South East -9 5 £45,000 -30.76%
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Automation Specialist
UK

Automation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (61.29%) Test Automation
2 30 (48.39%) Selenium
3 29 (46.77%) QuickTest Pro
4 26 (41.94%) QA
5 25 (40.32%) C#
6 24 (38.71%) Degree
7 23 (37.10%) HP Quality Center
8 22 (35.48%) Computer Science
9 21 (33.87%) Java
10 19 (30.65%) ISEB
10 19 (30.65%) Finance
10 19 (30.65%) Automated Testing
11 18 (29.03%) Windows
12 17 (27.42%) OO
13 15 (24.19%) SQL
13 15 (24.19%) HP
13 15 (24.19%) Automation Testing
14 14 (22.58%) VBScript
14 14 (22.58%) UNIX
15 13 (20.97%) Linux
15 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
16 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
16 12 (19.35%) C++
16 12 (19.35%) Performance Testing
16 12 (19.35%) Test Strategy
17 11 (17.74%) Test Management
17 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio Team System
17 11 (17.74%) Retail
17 11 (17.74%) VB
17 11 (17.74%) .NET

Automation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle CRM
1 4 (6.45%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (48.39%) Selenium
2 29 (46.77%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
4 7 (11.29%) WebDriver
5 5 (8.06%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (8.06%) NUnit
6 4 (6.45%) Moq
7 3 (4.84%) JUnit
7 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.23%) Hudson
8 2 (3.23%) JIRA
9 1 (1.61%) WATIR
9 1 (1.61%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.61%) Subversion
9 1 (1.61%) Ant
9 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Retail
3 9 (14.52%) Banking
4 6 (9.68%) Marketing
5 4 (6.45%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.84%) German Language
6 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.61%) Front Office
7 1 (1.61%) Legal
7 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) .NET
2 7 (11.29%) SOAP
3 6 (9.68%) Web Services
4 5 (8.06%) WCF
5 4 (6.45%) WF
6 3 (4.84%) HTML
7 2 (3.23%) CSS
8 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.61%) XML
8 1 (1.61%) Ajax
8 1 (1.61%) JSON
8 1 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.61%) jQuery
8 1 (1.61%) HTML5
8 1 (1.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (35.48%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.52%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.84%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Equities
5 1 (1.61%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Windows
2 14 (22.58%) UNIX
3 13 (20.97%) Linux
4 6 (9.68%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Test Automation
2 19 (30.65%) Automated Testing
3 17 (27.42%) OO
4 15 (24.19%) Automation Testing
5 12 (19.35%) Test Strategy
5 12 (19.35%) Performance Testing
6 11 (17.74%) Test Management
6 11 (17.74%) Scrum
7 9 (14.52%) Software Testing
7 9 (14.52%) Test Scripting
8 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.06%) CRM
10 5 (8.06%) Workflow
11 4 (6.45%) SOA
11 4 (6.45%) Wealth Management
11 4 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (3.23%) Algorithmic Trading
13 2 (3.23%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.32%) C#
2 21 (33.87%) Java
3 15 (24.19%) SQL
4 14 (22.58%) VBScript
5 12 (19.35%) C++
6 11 (17.74%) VB
7 7 (11.29%) VBA
8 5 (8.06%) PHP
9 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.23%) C
11 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
11 2 (3.23%) Python
11 2 (3.23%) Ruby
11 2 (3.23%) Korn
12 1 (1.61%) Groovy
12 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.61%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) Degree
2 19 (30.65%) ISEB
3 7 (11.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (41.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (37.10%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) HP
2 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle
4 4 (6.45%) SAP
4 4 (6.45%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.23%) Eloqua
5 2 (3.23%) CA
6 1 (1.61%) Marketo
6 1 (1.61%) Neolane
6 1 (1.61%) Avaya
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Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 27 days ago