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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 401 434 464
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +30
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 46 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.13% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.14% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 44 27 10
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £40,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
17942 20114 21946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.19% 96.79% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15255 16523 17462
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +15 18 £53,750 +26.47% 3
Hampshire -3 10 £47,500 -5.00%
Surrey +26 9 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £55,000 -
M4 Corridor - 3 £27,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £58,750 - 2
Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 41 (56.16%) Linux
2 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (39.73%) Python
4 27 (36.99%) QA
4 27 (36.99%) PowerShell
5 26 (35.62%) Windows
6 25 (34.25%) Java
6 25 (34.25%) Selenium
7 23 (31.51%) VMware
8 21 (28.77%) Perl
9 18 (24.66%) Ruby
9 18 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (24.66%) Bash Shell
10 17 (23.29%) WebDriver
10 17 (23.29%) vSphere
11 16 (21.92%) Finance
12 15 (20.55%) Scrum
13 14 (19.18%) ITIL
13 14 (19.18%) DevOps
14 13 (17.81%) Puppet
14 13 (17.81%) SOAP
15 12 (16.44%) Red Hat
15 12 (16.44%) TDD
15 12 (16.44%) QA Automation
15 12 (16.44%) Windows Server
16 11 (15.07%) BDD
16 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
16 11 (15.07%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (15.07%) Web Services
17 10 (13.70%) C#

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 (2.74%) Apache
1 2 (2.74%) Confluence
1 2 (2.74%) JBoss
1 2 (2.74%) nginx
1 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
1 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) SaaS
2 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.85%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.74%) Office 365
5 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Internet
2 3 (4.11%) GPRS
3 2 (2.74%) DNS
3 2 (2.74%) HTTP
3 2 (2.74%) LDAP
3 2 (2.74%) SMTP
3 2 (2.74%) SSL
4 1 (1.37%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.37%) SAN
4 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) MySQL
2 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (34.25%) Selenium
2 17 (23.29%) WebDriver
3 7 (9.59%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.22%) JIRA
4 6 (8.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.11%) Gradle
6 3 (4.11%) TestNG
7 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.74%) JMeter
8 1 (1.37%) Appium
8 1 (1.37%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.37%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.37%) Robot Framework
8 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (21.92%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Aerospace
2 6 (8.22%) Automotive
3 5 (6.85%) Electronics
4 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) SOAP
2 11 (15.07%) Web Services
3 9 (12.33%) JSON
4 7 (9.59%) .NET
5 6 (8.22%) OpenGL
6 4 (5.48%) XML
7 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.11%) HTML
7 3 (4.11%) HTML5
7 3 (4.11%) J2EE
7 3 (4.11%) jQuery
7 3 (4.11%) RESTful
8 2 (2.74%) LAMP
8 2 (2.74%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (2.74%) MCollective
9 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.37%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.37%) React
9 1 (1.37%) REST
9 1 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.59%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.22%) Mathematics
3 6 (8.22%) Robotics
3 6 (8.22%) VCE vBlock
3 6 (8.22%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.48%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.11%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.74%) Blog
6 2 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.74%) PlayStation
6 2 (2.74%) Xbox
7 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (56.16%) Linux
2 26 (35.62%) Windows
3 12 (16.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.11%) Android
4 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) CentOS
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.37%) SUSE
6 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.55%) Scrum
3 14 (19.18%) DevOps
3 14 (19.18%) ITIL
4 12 (16.44%) QA Automation
4 12 (16.44%) TDD
5 11 (15.07%) BDD
6 10 (13.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management
7 9 (12.33%) Test Automation
8 8 (10.96%) Automation Testing
8 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.59%) Test Management
10 6 (8.22%) Automated Testing
10 6 (8.22%) Defect Management
10 6 (8.22%) Image Processing
10 6 (8.22%) Kanban
10 6 (8.22%) Server Building
10 6 (8.22%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) Python
2 27 (36.99%) PowerShell
3 25 (34.25%) Java
4 21 (28.77%) Perl
5 18 (24.66%) Bash Shell
5 18 (24.66%) Ruby
6 10 (13.70%) C#
7 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.85%) PHP
9 4 (5.48%) VBScript
10 2 (2.74%) C
10 2 (2.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (8.22%) RHCE
2 6 (8.22%) RHCSA
3 5 (6.85%) Degree
4 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) ISEB
5 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (36.99%) QA
2 5 (6.85%) HIPAA
2 5 (6.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (4.11%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (23.29%) vSphere
3 7 (9.59%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.22%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (8.22%) VMware ESX
4 6 (8.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.74%) qmail
5 2 (2.74%) Squid
6 1 (1.37%) Firmware
6 1 (1.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) Puppet
2 10 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (9.59%) SCCM
4 6 (8.22%) Ansible
4 6 (8.22%) Nagios
4 6 (8.22%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (8.22%) vRealize
4 6 (8.22%) yum
5 5 (6.85%) Kibana
5 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 5 (6.85%) WMI
5 5 (6.85%) WSUS
6 2 (2.74%) Cacti
6 2 (2.74%) collectd
6 2 (2.74%) Ganglia
6 2 (2.74%) Graphite
6 2 (2.74%) logstash
6 2 (2.74%) SCOM
6 2 (2.74%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 23 (31.51%) VMware
2 12 (16.44%) Red Hat
3 7 (9.59%) Cisco
4 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.85%) Qualys
5 5 (6.85%) ServiceNow
6 4 (5.48%) HP
6 4 (5.48%) New Relic
7 2 (2.74%) SAP
7 2 (2.74%) Splunk
8 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.37%) F5
8 1 (1.37%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle
8 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.37%) Twitter
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