The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank - - 39
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough - - 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Automation Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough 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
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
296 170 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 98.34% 98.84% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 237 152 152
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Engineer in the job title across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the Farnborough region.

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Farnborough

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Farnborough region that cited Automation Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Python
1 12 (100.00%) Ruby
2 11 (91.67%) Bash Shell
3 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (75.00%) Selenium
3 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) Automation Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (75.00%) BDD
4 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 8 (66.67%) Scrum
5 6 (50.00%) FitNesse
5 6 (50.00%) Web Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (25.00%) SUSE
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) CentOS
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (25.00%) Perl
6 3 (25.00%) vSphere
6 3 (25.00%) vCloud
6 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Farnborough region that cited Automation Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) FitNesse
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) CentOS
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (25.00%) SUSE
2 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Automation Testing
1 9 (75.00%) BDD
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 6 (50.00%) Web Testing
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Python
1 12 (100.00%) Ruby
2 11 (91.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) vCloud
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (25.00%) VMware