The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 369 405 427
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 67 50 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.22% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.23% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 66 41 18
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,200 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.00%
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
19643 21374 20828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.91% 95.00% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16206 17040 17156
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 4 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +11 31 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Hampshire +28 20 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Kent +6 8 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Berkshire +1 3 £40,000 +3.89%
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £32,500 -15.58% 4
East Sussex - 1 £43,500 -
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 82 (78.85%) Selenium
2 76 (73.08%) Test Automation
3 54 (51.92%) UNIX
4 52 (50.00%) Automation Testing
5 49 (47.12%) Linux
5 49 (47.12%) TDD
6 48 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (46.15%) Jenkins
7 47 (45.19%) Ruby
8 44 (42.31%) Scrum
9 38 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (36.54%) RSpec
10 36 (34.62%) WATIR
11 31 (29.81%) Java
12 27 (25.96%) QA
13 23 (22.12%) Perl
14 21 (20.19%) SQL
15 19 (18.27%) WebDriver
16 18 (17.31%) Degree
16 18 (17.31%) Python
16 18 (17.31%) Finance
16 18 (17.31%) RubyGems
17 17 (16.35%) C#
18 16 (15.38%) Subversion
19 15 (14.42%) Computer Science
19 15 (14.42%) Test Scripting
20 14 (13.46%) Git (software)
21 13 (12.50%) Automated Testing
22 11 (10.58%) Maven
23 10 (9.62%) NUnit

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1 (0.96%) WinCC
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.62%) SaaS
2 7 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) ATM
2 1 (0.96%) LAN
2 1 (0.96%) WAN
2 1 (0.96%) DHCP
2 1 (0.96%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.96%) DNS
2 1 (0.96%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.81%) Big Data
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.96%) MySQL
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 82 (78.85%) Selenium
2 48 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 38 (36.54%) RSpec
4 36 (34.62%) WATIR
5 19 (18.27%) WebDriver
6 18 (17.31%) RubyGems
7 16 (15.38%) Subversion
8 14 (13.46%) Git (software)
9 11 (10.58%) Maven
10 10 (9.62%) NUnit
11 8 (7.69%) Visual Studio
11 8 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (6.73%) JUnit
13 6 (5.77%) eggPlant
14 4 (3.85%) SpecFlow
14 4 (3.85%) HP UFT
15 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
15 3 (2.88%) SoapUI
16 2 (1.92%) ClearCase
16 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (17.31%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.92%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.96%) Automotive
4 1 (0.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.96%) Advertising
4 1 (0.96%) Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) .NET
2 8 (7.69%) XML
3 7 (6.73%) HTML
3 7 (6.73%) .NET Framework
4 6 (5.77%) SWT
4 6 (5.77%) Swing
4 6 (5.77%) Struts
4 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.88%) CSS
5 3 (2.88%) HTML5
6 1 (0.96%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.96%) J2EE
6 1 (0.96%) XSD
6 1 (0.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.77%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.77%) Statistics
2 6 (5.77%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.92%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.96%) SCADA
4 1 (0.96%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 54 (51.92%) UNIX
2 49 (47.12%) Linux
3 6 (5.77%) Windows
4 5 (4.81%) Ubuntu
4 5 (4.81%) CentOS
4 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.85%) SUSE
6 1 (0.96%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (73.08%) Test Automation
2 52 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 49 (47.12%) TDD
4 48 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (42.31%) Scrum
6 38 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (14.42%) Test Scripting
8 13 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 9 (8.65%) Waterfall
9 9 (8.65%) Software Testing
10 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.69%) Test Strategy
10 8 (7.69%) DevOps
11 7 (6.73%) Test Planning
11 7 (6.73%) SDLC
11 7 (6.73%) API Testing
11 7 (6.73%) Scalability Testing
11 7 (6.73%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.77%) Security Testing
12 6 (5.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (45.19%) Ruby
2 31 (29.81%) Java
3 23 (22.12%) Perl
4 21 (20.19%) SQL
5 18 (17.31%) Python
6 17 (16.35%) C#
7 8 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.73%) T-SQL
8 7 (6.73%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.81%) PHP
10 3 (2.88%) C
11 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.92%) VBScript
11 2 (1.92%) C++
12 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.96%) VB
12 1 (0.96%) Groovy
12 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) Degree
2 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.77%) PhD
5 5 (4.81%) ISEB
6 3 (2.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (25.96%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.96%) GAMP
2 1 (0.96%) GMP
System Software
1 7 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.77%) vSphere
3 4 (3.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) Puppet
1 5 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (8.65%) VMware
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle
5 2 (1.92%) HP
6 1 (0.96%) Siemens
6 1 (0.96%) SAP
6 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days holiday, Life and
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
High Wycombe
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
High Wycombe
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
High Wycombe
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago