The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 222 247 250
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 7 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.016% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.017% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 6
Median salary £40,000 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -
Automation Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5395 5950 6657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.22% 96.45% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4591 4774 5343
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Automation Engineer in the job title.

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 6 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Automation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Java
3 11 (52.38%) TDD
3 11 (52.38%) Puppet
4 10 (47.62%) BDD
4 10 (47.62%) DevOps
4 10 (47.62%) QA Automation
4 10 (47.62%) QA
4 10 (47.62%) Selenium
5 9 (42.86%) Kanban
5 9 (42.86%) Finance
5 9 (42.86%) Scrum
5 9 (42.86%) Automation Testing
5 9 (42.86%) JIRA
5 9 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (42.86%) WebDriver
5 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
6 8 (38.10%) Defect Management
7 7 (33.33%) Internet
7 7 (33.33%) Python
7 7 (33.33%) PHP
7 7 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (33.33%) SaltStack
7 7 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
8 5 (23.81%) Linux
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
9 3 (14.29%) Public Cloud

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.76%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Selenium
2 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 9 (42.86%) JIRA
2 9 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 7 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) GitLab
4 1 (4.76%) Hudson
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) MSI
4 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) CentOS
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) TDD
3 10 (47.62%) BDD
3 10 (47.62%) DevOps
3 10 (47.62%) QA Automation
4 9 (42.86%) Automation Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Kanban
4 9 (42.86%) Scrum
5 8 (38.10%) Defect Management
5 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
6 7 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Product Management
7 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Stress Testing
7 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) PHP
2 7 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SDET
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Puppet
2 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) SaltStack
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat