The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 101 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.36% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +39.70%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +10.00%
Automation Engineer
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1305 1088 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.16% 94.20% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1094 805 761
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 Milton Keynes

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Software Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) Web Testing
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) B2C
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Information Management
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) Web Testing
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Software Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (16.67%) Information Management
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) B2C
5 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) HP