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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Specialist
Rank 846 883 863
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 25 34 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.031% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.033% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 11
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 £35,000 £30,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.18%
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
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
(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
London +53 15 £65,000 +52.94% 4
South East +16 4 £43,750 -5.40% 1
Yorkshire +12 2 £35,000 -
East of England +10 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
South West - 1 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Automation Specialist
UK

Automation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 34 (75.56%) Java
1 34 (75.56%) Test Automation
2 33 (73.33%) Selenium
3 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (66.67%) WebDriver
5 28 (62.22%) Cucumber
6 23 (51.11%) C#
7 19 (42.22%) Groovy
7 19 (42.22%) BDD
8 18 (40.00%) Ruby
9 17 (37.78%) Python
10 16 (35.56%) SpecFlow
11 15 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 15 (33.33%) Scrum
12 14 (31.11%) UNIX
13 13 (28.89%) Automation Testing
14 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
14 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (26.67%) TestNG
14 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
14 12 (26.67%) SQL
14 12 (26.67%) JUnit
14 12 (26.67%) Retail
15 10 (22.22%) TDD
15 10 (22.22%) NUnit
15 10 (22.22%) Eclipse
15 10 (22.22%) Mentoring
16 9 (20.00%) IBM
16 9 (20.00%) Oracle
16 9 (20.00%) Perl

Automation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (8.89%) WebLogic
1 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (73.33%) Selenium
2 30 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 28 (62.22%) Cucumber
4 16 (35.56%) SpecFlow
5 15 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 12 (26.67%) TestNG
6 12 (26.67%) JUnit
7 10 (22.22%) NUnit
7 10 (22.22%) Eclipse
8 9 (20.00%) TeamCity
8 9 (20.00%) SoapUI
9 7 (15.56%) Hudson
9 7 (15.56%) Mockito
9 7 (15.56%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (15.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (13.33%) Calabash
10 6 (13.33%) Appium
11 5 (11.11%) Maven
12 4 (8.89%) JIRA
General
1 12 (26.67%) Retail
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 7 (15.56%) Marketing
4 6 (13.33%) Finance
5 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Mason
1 1 (2.22%) WPF
1 1 (2.22%) JSON
1 1 (2.22%) WinForms
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
1 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Data Conversion
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) UNIX
2 7 (15.56%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Test Automation
2 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (42.22%) BDD
4 15 (33.33%) Scrum
5 13 (28.89%) Automation Testing
6 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 10 (22.22%) TDD
7 10 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 9 (20.00%) Open Source
9 8 (17.78%) Performance Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
11 6 (13.33%) Integration Testing
12 5 (11.11%) SDLC
12 5 (11.11%) OO
13 4 (8.89%) Functional Testing
13 4 (8.89%) People Management
14 3 (6.67%) Time Management
14 3 (6.67%) Business Development
14 3 (6.67%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) Java
2 23 (51.11%) C#
3 19 (42.22%) Groovy
4 18 (40.00%) Ruby
5 17 (37.78%) Python
6 12 (26.67%) SQL
7 9 (20.00%) Perl
8 5 (11.11%) VBScript
8 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
9 4 (8.89%) C++
9 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.22%) VB
10 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) RHCE
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) SCOM
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
1 1 (2.22%) Nagios
1 1 (2.22%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) IBM
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) HP
3 4 (8.89%) WorldPay
4 3 (6.67%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.67%) BT
5 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.22%) Marketo
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
West London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60-70k, £15k Bonus, Pension, Discou
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago