The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 171 197 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 24 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.66% 0.10% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 0
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +10.00%
Automation Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3444 3773 3755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.95% 94.61% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2830 3049 3221
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Hampshire

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Winchester +4 5 £41,250 +17.85%
Farnborough -12 5 £48,750 -2.50%
Fareham - 2 £36,000 -
Portsmouth - 2 £36,250 -
Automation Engineer
South East

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 20 (66.67%) Selenium
2 17 (56.67%) Python
3 14 (46.67%) Perl
4 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (36.67%) C#
6 10 (33.33%) Ruby
6 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
8 8 (26.67%) DevOps
8 8 (26.67%) Linux
9 7 (23.33%) Java
9 7 (23.33%) SQL
9 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
9 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (23.33%) VMware
9 7 (23.33%) Finance
9 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
9 7 (23.33%) vSphere
9 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 6 (20.00%) eggPlant
10 6 (20.00%) Subversion
10 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
10 6 (20.00%) Web Development
10 6 (20.00%) UNIX
10 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (16.67%) Red Hat

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 1 (3.33%) WinCC
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) ATM
2 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.33%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (66.67%) Selenium
2 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (20.00%) eggPlant
4 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (20.00%) Subversion
5 5 (16.67%) JMeter
5 5 (16.67%) NUnit
6 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
6 2 (6.67%) MSTest
6 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.33%) WATIR
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 6 (20.00%) UNIX
3 5 (16.67%) CentOS
3 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (16.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 8 (26.67%) DevOps
4 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.00%) Web Development
5 4 (13.33%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Open Source
5 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.67%) ERP
8 1 (3.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Python
2 14 (46.67%) Perl
3 11 (36.67%) C#
4 10 (33.33%) Ruby
5 7 (23.33%) Java
5 7 (23.33%) SQL
6 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 3 (10.00%) C
8 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.67%) PHP
9 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.33%) GAMP
2 1 (3.33%) GMP
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (23.33%) vSphere
2 5 (16.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Puppet
1 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
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