The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Engineer
England / South East
Rank 363 426 422
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 24 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 30
Median salary £37,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -10.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
14540 18881 19977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.78% 96.79% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12067 16058 16220
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +64 15 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Buckinghamshire - 7 £37,500 - 2
Hampshire -1 2 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 South East region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (51.72%) QA
2 25 (43.10%) Linux
3 23 (39.66%) Java
4 20 (34.48%) Selenium
5 19 (32.76%) Windows
6 18 (31.03%) QA Automation
7 17 (29.31%) SQL
7 17 (29.31%) Ruby
8 16 (27.59%) Python
9 15 (25.86%) Finance
10 14 (24.14%) Scrum
11 13 (22.41%) WebDriver
12 12 (20.69%) BDD
12 12 (20.69%) OO
13 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
13 11 (18.97%) SLA
13 11 (18.97%) Management Information System
13 11 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (18.97%) Puppet
14 10 (17.24%) VMware
14 10 (17.24%) Telecoms
15 9 (15.52%) Web Testing
15 9 (15.52%) Regression Testing
15 9 (15.52%) Unix
16 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
16 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
16 8 (13.79%) Bash Shell
16 8 (13.79%) DevOps

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.90%) JBoss
2 1 (1.72%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.62%) IaaS
3 5 (8.62%) PaaS
4 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) GPRS
1 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.62%) Firewall
3 3 (5.17%) Internet
4 2 (3.45%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) InfluxDB
1 2 (3.45%) MySQL
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (34.48%) Selenium
2 13 (22.41%) WebDriver
3 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.34%) JMeter
5 5 (8.62%) Appium
6 4 (6.90%) JIRA
7 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.45%) Calabash
8 2 (3.45%) Gatling
8 2 (3.45%) Subversion
9 1 (1.72%) Ant
9 1 (1.72%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.72%) Gradle
9 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.72%) Maven
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.07%) Banking
3 7 (12.07%) Electronics
4 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) XML
2 4 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (3.45%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (1.72%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) REST
4 1 (1.72%) Servlets
4 1 (1.72%) SOAP
4 1 (1.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.07%) Private Cloud
3 5 (8.62%) Cyber Attack
3 5 (8.62%) PKI
4 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.17%) Clustering
6 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.45%) Digital TV
6 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.72%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.10%) Linux
2 19 (32.76%) Windows
3 9 (15.52%) Unix
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Vista
5 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.17%) Android
6 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) QA Automation
3 14 (24.14%) Scrum
4 12 (20.69%) BDD
4 12 (20.69%) OO
5 9 (15.52%) Regression Testing
5 9 (15.52%) Web Testing
6 8 (13.79%) API Testing
6 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.79%) DevOps
6 8 (13.79%) Test Strategy
7 7 (12.07%) Automated Testing
7 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
8 6 (10.34%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.62%) Automation Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Integration Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.62%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) Java
2 17 (29.31%) Ruby
2 17 (29.31%) SQL
3 16 (27.59%) Python
4 8 (13.79%) Bash Shell
4 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.62%) C#
5 5 (8.62%) PHP
5 5 (8.62%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.17%) Perl
7 1 (1.72%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) C-shell
7 1 (1.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) HNC
3 1 (1.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (51.72%) QA
2 11 (18.97%) SLA
3 5 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (8.62%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (18.97%) Puppet
2 6 (10.34%) Ansible
3 5 (8.62%) Icinga
3 5 (8.62%) Nagios
4 3 (5.17%) Cobbler
4 3 (5.17%) Linux-HA
4 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (5.17%) yum
5 2 (3.45%) Grafana
5 2 (3.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) VMware
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.07%) HP
4 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
4 5 (8.62%) Cisco
4 5 (8.62%) Fortinet
4 5 (8.62%) Juniper
4 5 (8.62%) WatchGuard
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle
5 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.17%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.45%) BMC
7 2 (3.45%) CA
7 2 (3.45%) F5
8 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.72%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.72%) Rockwell
8 1 (1.72%) SAP
8 1 (1.72%) Siemens
8 1 (1.72%) Sun
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