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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 403 444 481
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 30 37 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.17% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 30 36 1
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Automation Engineer
England

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
17848 20722 22768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.89% 97.15% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15172 16858 18421
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 June 2016.

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 24 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
Berkshire +33 16 £56,600 - 2
Hampshire -4 7 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £55,000 - 1
Surrey +10 2 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £41,750 - 1
Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (63.16%) Linux
2 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (45.61%) Java
4 23 (40.35%) Windows
4 23 (40.35%) PowerShell
5 21 (36.84%) Python
6 20 (35.09%) QA
7 19 (33.33%) Selenium
7 19 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 17 (29.82%) Puppet
8 17 (29.82%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (28.07%) VMware
10 15 (26.32%) C#
11 14 (24.56%) Finance
11 14 (24.56%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (24.56%) DevOps
12 13 (22.81%) Perl
12 13 (22.81%) Scrum
12 13 (22.81%) Ruby
13 12 (21.05%) WebDriver
13 12 (21.05%) vSphere
13 12 (21.05%) SOAP
13 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
14 11 (19.30%) ITIL
14 11 (19.30%) TDD
14 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (17.54%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (17.54%) Red Hat
16 9 (15.79%) QA Automation
16 9 (15.79%) Web Services

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 2 (3.51%) Apache
1 2 (3.51%) Confluence
1 2 (3.51%) JBoss
1 2 (3.51%) nginx
1 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
1 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) SaaS
2 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.02%) OpenShift
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) DNS
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) LDAP
2 2 (3.51%) SMTP
2 2 (3.51%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Selenium
2 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.05%) WebDriver
3 6 (10.53%) JIRA
3 6 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (5.26%) Gradle
4 3 (5.26%) TestNG
5 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.51%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.51%) JMeter
5 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.51%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.75%) Robot Framework
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Aerospace
2 4 (7.02%) Automotive
2 4 (7.02%) Electronics
2 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.02%) Marketing
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) SOAP
2 9 (15.79%) Web Services
3 7 (12.28%) JSON
4 6 (10.53%) .NET
5 4 (7.02%) OpenGL
6 3 (5.26%) HTML
6 3 (5.26%) HTML5
6 3 (5.26%) J2EE
6 3 (5.26%) jQuery
6 3 (5.26%) XML
7 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.51%) Gherkin
7 2 (3.51%) LAMP
7 2 (3.51%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (3.51%) MCollective
7 2 (3.51%) RESTful
8 1 (1.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.53%) VCE vBlock
3 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.02%) Robotics
4 4 (7.02%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.26%) Blog
5 3 (5.26%) PlayStation
5 3 (5.26%) Xbox
6 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.51%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (63.16%) Linux
2 23 (40.35%) Windows
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.82%) Continuous Delivery
3 14 (24.56%) DevOps
4 13 (22.81%) Scrum
5 11 (19.30%) ITIL
5 11 (19.30%) TDD
6 9 (15.79%) QA Automation
7 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
7 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
8 7 (12.28%) Automation Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Kanban
9 6 (10.53%) BDD
9 6 (10.53%) Server Building
10 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
11 4 (7.02%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (7.02%) Programme Management
11 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.02%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) Java
2 23 (40.35%) PowerShell
3 21 (36.84%) Python
4 19 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 15 (26.32%) C#
6 13 (22.81%) Perl
6 13 (22.81%) Ruby
7 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.51%) C
8 2 (3.51%) PHP
8 2 (3.51%) SQL
9 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (10.53%) RHCE
2 6 (10.53%) RHCSA
3 5 (8.77%) Degree
4 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.09%) QA
2 4 (7.02%) HIPAA
2 4 (7.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) vSphere
2 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (8.77%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.51%) qmail
5 2 (3.51%) Squid
6 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) Puppet
2 14 (24.56%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (12.28%) Nagios
4 6 (10.53%) Ansible
4 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (10.53%) vRealize
4 6 (10.53%) yum
5 4 (7.02%) Kibana
5 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (7.02%) SCCM
5 4 (7.02%) WMI
5 4 (7.02%) WSUS
6 2 (3.51%) Cacti
6 2 (3.51%) collectd
6 2 (3.51%) Ganglia
6 2 (3.51%) Graphite
6 2 (3.51%) logstash
6 2 (3.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) VMware
2 10 (17.54%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco
4 5 (8.77%) New Relic
5 4 (7.02%) Qualys
5 4 (7.02%) SAP
5 4 (7.02%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.26%) HP
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.51%) Splunk
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