The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 166 162 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.051% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £36,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -15.29%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3752 2922 3353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.01% 94.35% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2440 1703 2491
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Automation Engineer
UK

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Dundee +4 2 - -
Automation Engineer
UK

Automation Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP