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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 48 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.58% 0.38% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +10.00%
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
302 257 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 95.27% 96.62% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 259 206 161
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) Python
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Perl
2 8 (72.73%) Ruby
2 8 (72.73%) DevOps
3 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
3 7 (63.64%) vSphere
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (54.55%) Ubuntu
5 5 (45.45%) CentOS
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 5 (45.45%) SUSE
5 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
5 5 (45.45%) vCloud
5 5 (45.45%) Puppet
5 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (27.27%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) Selenium
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (18.18%) Open Source
7 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 2 (18.18%) HTML
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) Finance

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Ubuntu
3 5 (45.45%) CentOS
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (45.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
2 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Python
2 8 (72.73%) Ruby
2 8 (72.73%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
4 3 (27.27%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (63.64%) vSphere
2 5 (45.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
1 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds