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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 397 392 411
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 44 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 28
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
19672 19886 20592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.23% 94.65% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16061 15756 17485
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 3 March 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 3 March 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
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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
Berkshire +12 20 £43,900 +11.49%
Surrey 0 15 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Hampshire -2 4 £53,750 +7.50% 4
East Sussex - 2 £42,500 - 2
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 87 (69.05%) SQL
2 78 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (58.73%) Test Automation
4 64 (50.79%) C#
5 54 (42.86%) Java
6 44 (34.92%) Selenium
7 42 (33.33%) Finance
8 41 (32.54%) QA
9 34 (26.98%) Workflow
10 33 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 33 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (25.40%) Software Testing
12 31 (24.60%) Oracle
13 30 (23.81%) Degree
14 29 (23.02%) JavaScript
15 28 (22.22%) HTML
15 28 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
16 27 (21.43%) Windows
17 26 (20.63%) UNIX
17 26 (20.63%) Perl
18 25 (19.84%) SQL Server
19 24 (19.05%) Visual Studio
19 24 (19.05%) Software Engineering
19 24 (19.05%) DevOps
20 23 (18.25%) Automated Testing
20 23 (18.25%) Subversion
20 23 (18.25%) CSS
21 22 (17.46%) MySQL
21 22 (17.46%) C++
21 22 (17.46%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 19 (15.08%) IIS
1 19 (15.08%) SharePoint
2 16 (12.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.38%) MS Office
2 3 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.87%) Internet
2 2 (1.59%) DNS
2 2 (1.59%) DHCP
2 2 (1.59%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.79%) LAN
3 1 (0.79%) WAN
3 1 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.84%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.46%) MySQL
3 19 (15.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (8.73%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (34.92%) Selenium
2 33 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 24 (19.05%) Visual Studio
5 23 (18.25%) Subversion
6 22 (17.46%) Ranorex
7 21 (16.67%) WebDriver
8 20 (15.87%) Maven
8 20 (15.87%) Git (software)
9 19 (15.08%) NUnit
9 19 (15.08%) MSTest
9 19 (15.08%) WiX
9 19 (15.08%) MSBuild
9 19 (15.08%) NuGet
10 17 (13.49%) JMeter
11 15 (11.90%) Jenkins
12 12 (9.52%) SoapUI
13 11 (8.73%) JIRA
14 4 (3.17%) Bugzilla
14 4 (3.17%) ClearCase
General
1 42 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.79%) Legal
3 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.79%) Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.22%) HTML
2 23 (18.25%) CSS
3 20 (15.87%) Web Services
4 19 (15.08%) X-Windows
5 18 (14.29%) Swing
6 17 (13.49%) SWT
6 17 (13.49%) Struts
7 16 (12.70%) .NET
8 13 (10.32%) XML
9 9 (7.14%) LAMP
10 7 (5.56%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.97%) SOAP
12 2 (1.59%) J2EE
12 2 (1.59%) JSON
13 1 (0.79%) WCF
13 1 (0.79%) REST
13 1 (0.79%) Gherkin
13 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (0.79%) Spring
13 1 (0.79%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Management Information System
2 15 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (8.73%) Client/Server
4 9 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.79%) CCTV
5 1 (0.79%) SCADA
5 1 (0.79%) Robotics
5 1 (0.79%) Open Source
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.43%) Windows
2 26 (20.63%) UNIX
3 19 (15.08%) Windows 7
3 19 (15.08%) Windows 8
4 10 (7.94%) Linux
5 3 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.59%) CentOS
7 1 (0.79%) SUSE
7 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (58.73%) Test Automation
3 34 (26.98%) Workflow
4 33 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (25.40%) Software Testing
6 24 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 24 (19.05%) DevOps
7 23 (18.25%) Automated Testing
8 22 (17.46%) Test Planning
8 22 (17.46%) Test Scripting
9 19 (15.08%) TDD
9 19 (15.08%) Project Management
10 18 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 17 (13.49%) Validation
12 16 (12.70%) Automation Testing
13 12 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (8.73%) Regression Testing
15 9 (7.14%) Scrum
15 9 (7.14%) Load Testing
15 9 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 87 (69.05%) SQL
2 64 (50.79%) C#
3 54 (42.86%) Java
4 29 (23.02%) JavaScript
5 26 (20.63%) Perl
6 22 (17.46%) C++
7 21 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 19 (15.08%) Shell Script
9 18 (14.29%) T-SQL
10 17 (13.49%) PHP
11 9 (7.14%) Python
12 8 (6.35%) Bash Shell
13 7 (5.56%) Delphi
14 2 (1.59%) C
14 2 (1.59%) Ruby
15 1 (0.79%) VBScript
15 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (23.81%) Degree
2 12 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 11 (8.73%) ISEB
4 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.79%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (32.54%) QA
System Software
1 19 (15.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.59%) vSphere
2 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (15.08%) SCVMM
2 4 (3.17%) Puppet
3 3 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.59%) Nagios
4 2 (1.59%) AppManager
4 2 (1.59%) SCCM
4 2 (1.59%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 31 (24.60%) Oracle
2 21 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.76%) Fidessa
4 5 (3.97%) TOWER Software
5 3 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.38%) HP
6 2 (1.59%) NetIQ
6 2 (1.59%) VMware
6 2 (1.59%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.79%) Siemens
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