The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 105 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.46% 0.45% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £67,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,750 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.28%
Automation Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1262 1050 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.41% 94.68% 93.49%
Number of salaries quoted 749 689 586
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Glasgow

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) JMS
1 8 (100.00%) FIXML
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) VBA
2 7 (87.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
2 7 (87.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) TestNG
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) JBehave
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) WebLogic
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) TestNG
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) JBehave
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) JMS
1 8 (100.00%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA