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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 93 107 97
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 8 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.67% 0.35% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £50,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.58% +10.00%
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
1107 1380 1213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.56% 96.71% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 716 860 838
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 28 July 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 10 (76.92%) QA
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) UNIX
3 9 (69.23%) WebLogic
3 9 (69.23%) VBA
3 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 9 (69.23%) JMS
3 9 (69.23%) HP UFT
3 9 (69.23%) FIXML
3 9 (69.23%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) Xcode
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Android
6 1 (7.69%) TestNG
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
6 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.69%) ISTQB

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) WebLogic
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) HP UFT
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Xcode
3 1 (7.69%) TestNG
3 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) JMS
1 9 (69.23%) FIXML
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) VBA
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) QA