The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 78 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.14% 0.40% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
Automation Engineer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
689 964 1025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 93.61% 96.98% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 597 845 934
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Oxford

Automation Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA