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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 148 170 158
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 10 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.051% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.054% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £44,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
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
2831 3721 3030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.22% 94.88% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1790 2441 1831
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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
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 28 May 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
Glasgow - 7 - - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £44,500 - 1
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
4 9 (56.25%) QA
5 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) Finance
5 8 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (43.75%) JMS
6 7 (43.75%) UNIX
6 7 (43.75%) FIXML
6 7 (43.75%) VBA
6 7 (43.75%) WebLogic
6 7 (43.75%) Selenium
7 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (31.25%) JUnit
8 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
8 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
8 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
9 4 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
9 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
9 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (25.00%) CSS
9 4 (25.00%) HTML
10 3 (18.75%) Java
10 3 (18.75%) EJB
10 3 (18.75%) JBoss
10 3 (18.75%) Python
10 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
10 3 (18.75%) Maven

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (43.75%) Selenium
3 5 (31.25%) JUnit
3 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
3 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
4 4 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
4 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
5 3 (18.75%) Maven
6 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
6 1 (6.25%) Hudson
6 1 (6.25%) Robotium
6 1 (6.25%) TestNG
6 1 (6.25%) Appium
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) JMS
1 7 (43.75%) FIXML
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) EJB
3 3 (18.75%) Ajax
3 3 (18.75%) Dojo
3 3 (18.75%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
2 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) User Stories
6 2 (12.50%) Use Case
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.25%) ITSM
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) VBA
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) BladeLogic
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Hyland
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