The first table below looks at the demand for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 220 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 20 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% - -
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6604 7022 7017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 95.23% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5314 6015 6228
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 11 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
Cheshire - 16 £40,000 - 1
Merseyside - 4 £51,250 -
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 24 (82.76%) QA
2 23 (79.31%) C#
3 19 (65.52%) C++
4 18 (62.07%) Windows
4 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (58.62%) Test Scripting
6 16 (55.17%) Selenium
7 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
7 13 (44.83%) XenApp
7 13 (44.83%) XenDesktop
7 13 (44.83%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (44.83%) Citrix
7 13 (44.83%) VMware
7 13 (44.83%) SQL
7 13 (44.83%) C
8 11 (37.93%) Test Strategy
8 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
9 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
9 10 (34.48%) Java
10 9 (31.03%) IIS
10 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
10 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
10 9 (31.03%) Automation Testing
11 8 (27.59%) Scrum
12 6 (20.69%) SoapUI
12 6 (20.69%) Gherkin
12 6 (20.69%) Open Source
13 5 (17.24%) Hudson

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (31.03%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Selenium
2 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
3 6 (20.69%) SoapUI
4 5 (17.24%) Hudson
5 4 (13.79%) SpecFlow
5 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
5 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
5 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
5 4 (13.79%) Toad
5 4 (13.79%) Bugzilla
5 4 (13.79%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.90%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (20.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Test Scripting
3 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
4 11 (37.93%) Test Strategy
5 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
6 9 (31.03%) Automation Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Scrum
8 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
8 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
8 5 (17.24%) BDD
9 4 (13.79%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (13.79%) User Stories
9 4 (13.79%) Workflow
9 4 (13.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) C#
2 19 (65.52%) C++
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) C
4 10 (34.48%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) Perl
5 4 (13.79%) VBScript
5 4 (13.79%) Ruby
5 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
5 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) HND
1 4 (13.79%) ISEB
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (82.76%) QA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) XenApp
1 13 (44.83%) XenDesktop
2 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Citrix
1 13 (44.83%) VMware
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) ION Trading
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