The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 239 229 256
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 6 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.093% 0.26% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.27% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +14.28%
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
6123 6681 7159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.23% 94.83% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4987 5410 6136
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 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
Manchester - 5 £45,000 - 3
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (30.00%) Android
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) JUnit
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (10.00%) Puppet
7 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (10.00%) User Stories
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Toad
3 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) Kanban
7 1 (10.00%) User Stories
7 1 (10.00%) DevOps
7 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
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