The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 162 147 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 13 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.29% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £53,750 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,750 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Automation Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3452 2903 3044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.41% 94.56% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2194 1898 2078
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,795
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Glasgow -9 7 £67,500 +68.75%
Edinburgh -10 6 £38,750 - 2
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 17 (89.47%) Test Automation
2 13 (68.42%) UNIX
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 12 (63.16%) QA
4 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (47.37%) Java
5 9 (47.37%) WebLogic
5 9 (47.37%) JMS
5 9 (47.37%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (47.37%) FIXML
5 9 (47.37%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Python
7 7 (36.84%) Linux
7 7 (36.84%) VBA
8 6 (31.58%) Perl
9 5 (26.32%) C++
9 5 (26.32%) Degree
9 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
9 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
10 4 (21.05%) Big Data
10 4 (21.05%) Information Security
10 4 (21.05%) Selenium
10 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
10 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
10 4 (21.05%) Product Management
10 4 (21.05%) PHP
10 4 (21.05%) Dell
11 3 (15.79%) HP

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (47.37%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
3 3 (15.79%) JUnit
3 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
3 3 (15.79%) Maven
4 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.53%) JBehave
4 2 (10.53%) Subversion
4 2 (10.53%) TestNG
4 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.53%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.26%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium IDE
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) JMS
1 9 (47.37%) FIXML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) Dojo
2 1 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.53%) SWIFT
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) UNIX
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Test Automation
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 4 (21.05%) Product Management
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
6 1 (5.26%) OOD
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) VBA
4 6 (31.58%) Perl
5 5 (26.32%) C++
6 4 (21.05%) PHP
7 2 (10.53%) Ruby
7 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Dell
2 3 (15.79%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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