The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 152 167 182
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.032% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.033% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.43%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
2756 2997 3673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.60% 95.23% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1913 2429
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Automation Engineer in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 6 £35,000 -
Edinburgh +8 2 - -
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Automation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) QA Automation
4 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (50.00%) Selenium
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (40.00%) Robot Framework
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Subversion
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (20.00%) Unix
7 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (20.00%) User Stories
7 2 (20.00%) Ruby
7 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (20.00%) DevOps
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Puppet
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (10.00%) CentOS
8 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (10.00%) Windows
8 1 (10.00%) VMware

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Robot Framework
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) QA Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (10.00%) VMware