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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 394 380 418
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 50 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 30
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
19778 18992 21191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16131 15197 18404
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +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 £62,500
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +14 32 £47,500 - 3
Berkshire +7 13 £43,500 -13.00% 2
Hampshire -16 4 £53,750 +7.50% 2
East Sussex -12 1 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £43,500 -
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 98 (71.01%) SQL
2 83 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (55.07%) C#
4 74 (53.62%) Test Automation
5 50 (36.23%) Java
6 49 (35.51%) Finance
7 48 (34.78%) Selenium
8 46 (33.33%) Workflow
8 46 (33.33%) Oracle
9 45 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (31.88%) QA
11 43 (31.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 41 (29.71%) JavaScript
13 37 (26.81%) SQL Server
14 35 (25.36%) QuickTest Pro
15 34 (24.64%) HTML
15 34 (24.64%) Ranorex
16 33 (23.91%) Windows
16 33 (23.91%) Software Testing
17 32 (23.19%) DevOps
18 30 (21.74%) Visual Studio
19 29 (21.01%) CSS
19 29 (21.01%) Microsoft
19 29 (21.01%) Test Scripting
19 29 (21.01%) PowerShell
20 28 (20.29%) Internet
21 27 (19.57%) WiX
21 27 (19.57%) MSTest
21 27 (19.57%) Hyper-V
21 27 (19.57%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 27 (19.57%) IIS
1 27 (19.57%) SharePoint
2 24 (17.39%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Office
1 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.62%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 27 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.29%) Internet
2 2 (1.45%) DVB
2 2 (1.45%) DHCP
2 2 (1.45%) HTTP
2 2 (1.45%) DNS
3 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (26.81%) SQL Server
2 27 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 27 (19.57%) MySQL
3 18 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (34.78%) Selenium
2 43 (31.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (25.36%) QuickTest Pro
4 34 (24.64%) Ranorex
5 30 (21.74%) Visual Studio
6 27 (19.57%) NUnit
6 27 (19.57%) MSTest
6 27 (19.57%) WiX
6 27 (19.57%) MSBuild
6 27 (19.57%) NuGet
7 24 (17.39%) WebDriver
8 21 (15.22%) JMeter
9 17 (12.32%) Jenkins
10 16 (11.59%) SoapUI
11 15 (10.87%) JIRA
12 12 (8.70%) Subversion
13 11 (7.97%) Maven
13 11 (7.97%) Git (software)
14 3 (2.17%) Cucumber
15 2 (1.45%) Hudson
General
1 49 (35.51%) Finance
2 5 (3.62%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.64%) HTML
2 29 (21.01%) CSS
3 27 (19.57%) X-Windows
4 25 (18.12%) Web Services
5 15 (10.87%) XML
6 14 (10.14%) .NET
7 13 (9.42%) LAMP
8 10 (7.25%) Swing
9 9 (6.52%) SOAP
9 9 (6.52%) Struts
9 9 (6.52%) SWT
10 5 (3.62%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.45%) JSON
11 2 (1.45%) J2EE
12 1 (0.72%) JDBC
12 1 (0.72%) WCF
12 1 (0.72%) REST
12 1 (0.72%) Gherkin
12 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (0.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.57%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.87%) Client/Server
3 13 (9.42%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.07%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.45%) MPEG
7 1 (0.72%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.72%) CCTV
7 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.91%) Windows
2 27 (19.57%) Windows 7
2 27 (19.57%) Windows 8
3 15 (10.87%) UNIX
4 10 (7.25%) Linux
5 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.45%) CentOS
7 1 (0.72%) SUSE
7 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (53.62%) Test Automation
3 46 (33.33%) Workflow
4 45 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (23.91%) Software Testing
6 32 (23.19%) DevOps
7 29 (21.01%) Test Scripting
8 27 (19.57%) Project Management
9 23 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 21 (15.22%) Automation Testing
11 16 (11.59%) Software Engineering
11 16 (11.59%) Regression Testing
11 16 (11.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (9.42%) Load Testing
12 13 (9.42%) Test Planning
12 13 (9.42%) Test Strategy
13 12 (8.70%) Scrum
14 11 (7.97%) TDD
14 11 (7.97%) Migration
14 11 (7.97%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 98 (71.01%) SQL
2 76 (55.07%) C#
3 50 (36.23%) Java
4 41 (29.71%) JavaScript
5 29 (21.01%) PowerShell
6 25 (18.12%) C++
7 19 (13.77%) PHP
8 15 (10.87%) Perl
9 10 (7.25%) Python
9 10 (7.25%) Shell Script
10 9 (6.52%) T-SQL
11 8 (5.80%) Delphi
12 6 (4.35%) Bash Shell
13 5 (3.62%) C
14 2 (1.45%) Ruby
15 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (17.39%) Degree
2 13 (9.42%) ISEB
3 12 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 8 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.80%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (31.88%) QA
System Software
1 27 (19.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.45%) vSphere
2 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (19.57%) SCVMM
2 7 (5.07%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.90%) Puppet
4 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.45%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.45%) Nagios
5 2 (1.45%) AppManager
5 2 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (33.33%) Oracle
2 29 (21.01%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.80%) TOWER Software
4 7 (5.07%) HP
5 6 (4.35%) Fidessa
6 3 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.45%) NetIQ
7 2 (1.45%) VMware
7 2 (1.45%) SolarWinds
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