The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 123 - 131
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 10 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% - 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% - 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Automation Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2246 2108 1864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.94% 91.69% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 1609 1594
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Automation Engineer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) Subversion
2 9 (81.82%) Maven
2 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 9 (81.82%) SWT
2 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
2 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) Perl
2 9 (81.82%) Struts
2 9 (81.82%) UNIX
2 9 (81.82%) Swing
2 9 (81.82%) Shell Script
2 9 (81.82%) Validation
2 9 (81.82%) Test Planning
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
3 2 (18.18%) .NET

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 9 (81.82%) Subversion
1 9 (81.82%) Maven
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Struts
1 9 (81.82%) Swing
1 9 (81.82%) SWT
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
2 9 (81.82%) Validation
2 9 (81.82%) Test Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Shell Script
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Resource Solutions - Visa
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago