The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 55 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 9 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.68% 0.50% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 0.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 0
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -22.22%
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 Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
521 574 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 97.20% 95.19% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 432 492 467
Average salary £41,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.70% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Slough

Automation Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 10 (83.33%) Data Migration
2 10 (83.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (83.33%) Migration
2 10 (83.33%) Scrum
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) Client/Server
3 5 (41.67%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 2 (16.67%) SaaS
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) Subversion
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) QA

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (83.33%) Migration
2 10 (83.33%) Scrum
2 10 (83.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle