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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Specialist
Rank 851 844 855
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 14 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.019% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.020% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 17
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £30,000 £40,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -12 6 £65,000 +85.71% 2
South East -10 4 £50,000 +5.26%
South West -9 3 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Automation Specialist
UK

Automation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (54.55%) Java
2 15 (45.45%) Selenium
3 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
4 13 (39.39%) C#
5 9 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (27.27%) Marketing
5 9 (27.27%) Email Marketing
5 9 (27.27%) Eloqua
6 8 (24.24%) VBScript
6 8 (24.24%) UNIX
6 8 (24.24%) Software Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
7 7 (21.21%) VB
7 7 (21.21%) Linux
7 7 (21.21%) Python
7 7 (21.21%) Finance
7 7 (21.21%) Scrum
7 7 (21.21%) Ruby
7 7 (21.21%) WebDriver
7 7 (21.21%) SpecFlow
8 6 (18.18%) ISEB
8 6 (18.18%) Banking
8 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
8 6 (18.18%) BDD
8 6 (18.18%) Automation Testing
9 5 (15.15%) HTML
9 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
9 5 (15.15%) SQL
9 5 (15.15%) VBA

Automation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) VLAN
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
2 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Selenium
2 9 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
4 7 (21.21%) SpecFlow
4 7 (21.21%) WebDriver
5 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
5 5 (15.15%) Maven
6 4 (12.12%) JUnit
6 4 (12.12%) Hudson
6 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
6 4 (12.12%) Calabash
6 4 (12.12%) Appium
7 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
7 3 (9.09%) TestNG
7 3 (9.09%) NUnit
8 1 (3.03%) Subversion
8 1 (3.03%) JIRA
8 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.03%) MSI
8 1 (3.03%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 9 (27.27%) Marketing
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
3 6 (18.18%) Banking
4 5 (15.15%) Advertising
4 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
5 4 (12.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) HTML
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
1 5 (15.15%) XML
1 5 (15.15%) JSON
2 4 (12.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Copywriting
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) UNIX
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) AIX
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Email Marketing
3 8 (24.24%) Software Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Scrum
5 6 (18.18%) BDD
5 6 (18.18%) Automation Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (15.15%) TDD
6 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) OO
7 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Time Management
9 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
10 1 (3.03%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) C#
3 8 (24.24%) VBScript
4 7 (21.21%) VB
4 7 (21.21%) Python
4 7 (21.21%) Ruby
5 5 (15.15%) VBA
5 5 (15.15%) SQL
5 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.09%) Perl
7 3 (9.09%) Groovy
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.03%) Korn
8 1 (3.03%) PHP
8 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISEB
1 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Eloqua
2 5 (15.15%) Marketo
2 5 (15.15%) Neolane
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) Sony
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
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