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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 171 188 174
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 19 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.57% 0.28% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.29% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 2
Average salary £55,000 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+107.54% -33.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
3223 3791 3222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 97.40% 97.73% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2850 3268 2685
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Basingstoke - 14 £53,750 - 4
Southampton +2 5 £55,000 +107.54% 1
Automation Engineer
South East

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (68.75%) Linux
3 31 (64.58%) Python
3 31 (64.58%) Ruby
4 30 (62.50%) Bash Shell
5 28 (58.33%) C#
6 24 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (47.92%) Continuous Delivery
8 22 (45.83%) Puppet
9 21 (43.75%) Jenkins
9 21 (43.75%) DevOps
9 21 (43.75%) Java
9 21 (43.75%) Windows
10 20 (41.67%) Selenium
11 19 (39.58%) PowerShell
12 15 (31.25%) TDD
13 14 (29.17%) Telecoms
14 11 (22.92%) Automation Testing
14 11 (22.92%) Scrum
15 9 (18.75%) Test Strategy
15 9 (18.75%) WebDriver
15 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
15 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
15 9 (18.75%) BDD
16 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
16 6 (12.50%) SQL
16 6 (12.50%) NUnit
16 6 (12.50%) Web Testing
16 6 (12.50%) FitNesse
17 5 (10.42%) Kanban

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (8.33%) AutoCAD
1 4 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 20 (41.67%) Selenium
3 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 9 (18.75%) WebDriver
4 6 (12.50%) FitNesse
4 6 (12.50%) NUnit
5 5 (10.42%) JMeter
6 4 (8.33%) HP UFT
7 3 (6.25%) MSTest
7 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.08%) NSubstitute
8 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Electronics
3 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
1 2 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Robotics
2 3 (6.25%) Blog
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) PlayStation
2 3 (6.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 33 (68.75%) Linux
2 21 (43.75%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) CentOS
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.25%) SUSE
3 3 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) Continuous Delivery
3 21 (43.75%) DevOps
4 15 (31.25%) TDD
5 11 (22.92%) Automation Testing
5 11 (22.92%) Scrum
6 9 (18.75%) BDD
6 9 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.50%) Web Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Kanban
9 4 (8.33%) 3D Modelling
9 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.33%) CAD
9 4 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (8.33%) Manual Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.33%) Robotic Automation
9 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) Python
1 31 (64.58%) Ruby
2 30 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 28 (58.33%) C#
4 21 (43.75%) Java
5 19 (39.58%) PowerShell
6 6 (12.50%) SQL
7 3 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) vCloud
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (45.83%) Puppet
3 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) SAP
2 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.25%) VMware
3 2 (4.17%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) New Relic
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
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