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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 375 437 441
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 56 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.094% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 53 17 24
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
17654 20139 21566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.02% 96.59% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14923 16643 16848
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +24 18 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Surrey +39 9 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Hampshire +17 9 £45,000 -11.33%
Oxfordshire - 8 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £57,500 -
M4 Corridor - 5 £27,500 -
Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (46.75%) Linux
2 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.86%) QA
3 28 (36.36%) Selenium
4 26 (33.77%) Python
5 25 (32.47%) Java
6 24 (31.17%) Windows
6 24 (31.17%) VMware
7 23 (29.87%) PowerShell
8 20 (25.97%) WebDriver
9 19 (24.68%) Ruby
9 19 (24.68%) Perl
10 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (22.08%) vSphere
12 16 (20.78%) Bash Shell
12 16 (20.78%) QA Automation
12 16 (20.78%) Scrum
13 14 (18.18%) ITIL
13 14 (18.18%) Finance
13 14 (18.18%) BDD
14 12 (15.58%) DevOps
14 12 (15.58%) Windows Server
14 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
14 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (14.29%) TDD
15 11 (14.29%) SOAP
15 11 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (14.29%) Ansible
16 10 (12.99%) Automation Testing
16 10 (12.99%) SLA

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 (2.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) IaaS
1 5 (6.49%) OpenShift
1 5 (6.49%) PaaS
1 5 (6.49%) SaaS
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Internet
2 5 (6.49%) Firewall
2 5 (6.49%) GPRS
3 2 (2.60%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.30%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) MySQL
2 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (36.36%) Selenium
2 20 (25.97%) WebDriver
3 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.79%) JIRA
4 6 (7.79%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.90%) Appium
7 3 (3.90%) Gradle
7 3 (3.90%) TestNG
8 2 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.60%) JMeter
9 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.30%) Robot Framework
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Aerospace
2 6 (7.79%) Automotive
3 5 (6.49%) Electronics
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) SOAP
2 9 (11.69%) JSON
2 9 (11.69%) Web Services
3 6 (7.79%) .NET
3 6 (7.79%) OpenGL
4 4 (5.19%) XML
5 3 (3.90%) HTML
5 3 (3.90%) HTML5
5 3 (3.90%) J2EE
5 3 (3.90%) jQuery
5 3 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.60%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.60%) RESTful
7 1 (1.30%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.30%) React
7 1 (1.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 6 (7.79%) Mathematics
4 6 (7.79%) Robotics
4 6 (7.79%) VCE vBlock
4 6 (7.79%) Visualisation
5 5 (6.49%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.49%) Cyber Attack
5 5 (6.49%) PKI
6 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.60%) Digital TV
7 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.30%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 36 (46.75%) Linux
2 24 (31.17%) Windows
3 12 (15.58%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.49%) Android
4 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) CentOS
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.30%) SUSE
6 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.78%) QA Automation
2 16 (20.78%) Scrum
3 14 (18.18%) BDD
3 14 (18.18%) ITIL
4 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (15.58%) DevOps
5 11 (14.29%) TDD
6 10 (12.99%) Automation Testing
6 10 (12.99%) Test Automation
7 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 7 (9.09%) Test Management
8 6 (7.79%) Automated Testing
8 6 (7.79%) Defect Management
8 6 (7.79%) Image Processing
8 6 (7.79%) OO
8 6 (7.79%) Server Building
8 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.49%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) Python
2 25 (32.47%) Java
3 23 (29.87%) PowerShell
4 19 (24.68%) Perl
4 19 (24.68%) Ruby
5 16 (20.78%) Bash Shell
6 8 (10.39%) C#
7 7 (9.09%) PHP
8 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.19%) VBScript
10 3 (3.90%) SQL
11 2 (2.60%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.79%) RHCE
3 6 (7.79%) RHCSA
4 3 (3.90%) Degree
5 2 (2.60%) ISEB
5 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.30%) HNC
6 1 (1.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (42.86%) QA
2 10 (12.99%) SLA
3 5 (6.49%) HIPAA
3 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (22.08%) vSphere
3 10 (12.99%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.79%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (7.79%) VMware ESX
4 6 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.30%) Firmware
6 1 (1.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Ansible
2 9 (11.69%) Puppet
3 7 (9.09%) SCCM
4 6 (7.79%) Nagios
4 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (7.79%) vRealize
4 6 (7.79%) yum
5 5 (6.49%) Icinga
5 5 (6.49%) Kibana
5 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 5 (6.49%) WMI
5 5 (6.49%) WSUS
6 2 (2.60%) SCOM
6 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 24 (31.17%) VMware
2 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
3 10 (12.99%) Cisco
4 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.49%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.49%) Fortinet
5 5 (6.49%) Juniper
5 5 (6.49%) Qualys
5 5 (6.49%) ServiceNow
5 5 (6.49%) WatchGuard
6 3 (3.90%) HP
7 2 (2.60%) F5
7 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.30%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.30%) New Relic
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle
8 1 (1.30%) Rockwell
8 1 (1.30%) Siemens
8 1 (1.30%) Twitter
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Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: From £38,000 to £46,000 per annum plus v strong Benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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