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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 375 441 443
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 48 19 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.091% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.094% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 44 15 35
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
17047 20159 21279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.02% 96.58% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14291 16888 16639
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Surrey +24 11 £57,500 +15.00%
Berkshire +23 11 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +26 8 £57,500 +64.28% 1
M4 Corridor - 8 £27,500 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £50,000 -
Hampshire +7 4 £43,750 -15.86% 3
Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 34 (44.16%) Linux
2 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.56%) QA
3 28 (36.36%) Python
4 27 (35.06%) Windows
5 24 (31.17%) Selenium
6 23 (29.87%) PowerShell
6 23 (29.87%) Java
6 23 (29.87%) VMware
7 22 (28.57%) Ruby
8 18 (23.38%) Perl
9 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (20.78%) Bash Shell
10 16 (20.78%) WebDriver
10 16 (20.78%) vSphere
11 15 (19.48%) Windows Server
11 15 (19.48%) Scrum
12 13 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (16.88%) ITIL
12 13 (16.88%) SLA
12 13 (16.88%) QA Automation
12 13 (16.88%) BDD
12 13 (16.88%) DevOps
13 11 (14.29%) Finance
13 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
13 11 (14.29%) Red Hat
14 10 (12.99%) Cisco
14 10 (12.99%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (12.99%) SOAP
14 10 (12.99%) Hyper-V

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%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.49%) OpenShift
1 5 (6.49%) PaaS
1 5 (6.49%) SaaS
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) GPRS
2 6 (7.79%) Internet
3 5 (6.49%) Firewall
4 3 (3.90%) BIG-IP
4 3 (3.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (3.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.30%) HTTPS
5 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 24 (31.17%) Selenium
2 16 (20.78%) WebDriver
3 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.49%) Appium
4 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.49%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.90%) Gradle
6 3 (3.90%) JIRA
6 3 (3.90%) TestNG
7 2 (2.60%) Calabash
7 2 (2.60%) JMeter
8 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.30%) Robot Framework
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Electronics
3 6 (7.79%) Aerospace
3 6 (7.79%) Automotive
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) 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%) Ruby on Rails
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
6 2 (2.60%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.30%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.30%) React
7 1 (1.30%) REST
7 1 (1.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.69%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.39%) Private Cloud
4 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 6 (7.79%) Algorithms
5 6 (7.79%) Mathematics
5 6 (7.79%) Robotics
5 6 (7.79%) Visualisation
6 5 (6.49%) Cyber Attack
6 5 (6.49%) PKI
6 5 (6.49%) VCE vBlock
7 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
8 3 (3.90%) Public Cloud
9 2 (2.60%) Digital TV
9 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.30%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.16%) Linux
2 27 (35.06%) Windows
3 15 (19.48%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Vista
5 5 (6.49%) Android
5 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.30%) CentOS
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.30%) SUSE
7 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.48%) Scrum
3 13 (16.88%) BDD
3 13 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (16.88%) DevOps
3 13 (16.88%) ITIL
3 13 (16.88%) QA Automation
4 10 (12.99%) Test Automation
5 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
5 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.39%) TDD
6 7 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 7 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (9.09%) Test Management
7 6 (7.79%) Automated Testing
7 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.79%) Image Processing
7 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
7 6 (7.79%) Test Strategy
8 5 (6.49%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.36%) Python
2 23 (29.87%) Java
2 23 (29.87%) PowerShell
3 22 (28.57%) Ruby
4 18 (23.38%) Perl
5 16 (20.78%) Bash Shell
6 9 (11.69%) PHP
7 8 (10.39%) C#
8 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.19%) SQL
8 4 (5.19%) VBScript
9 2 (2.60%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) RHCE
3 5 (6.49%) 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 32 (41.56%) QA
2 13 (16.88%) SLA
3 5 (6.49%) HIPAA
3 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (20.78%) vSphere
3 10 (12.99%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.79%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.49%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.30%) Firmware
7 1 (1.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) Ansible
2 9 (11.69%) Puppet
3 7 (9.09%) SCCM
4 5 (6.49%) Icinga
4 5 (6.49%) Kibana
4 5 (6.49%) Nagios
4 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 5 (6.49%) vRealize
4 5 (6.49%) WMI
4 5 (6.49%) WSUS
4 5 (6.49%) yum
5 3 (3.90%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (2.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (29.87%) VMware
2 11 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 10 (12.99%) Cisco
4 7 (9.09%) 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 4 (5.19%) HP
7 3 (3.90%) F5
7 3 (3.90%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.30%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle
8 1 (1.30%) Rockwell
8 1 (1.30%) Siemens
8 1 (1.30%) Twitter
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