The first table below looks at the demand for the Automation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Specialist
Rank 446 437 425
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 5 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.004% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.005% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 16
Average salary £45,000 £65,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +58.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £65,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £65,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £46,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-4.86% +12.80%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22768 21308 23387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.93% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18193 17655 20251
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Automation Specialist
England

Automation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Automation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Automation Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Specialist across the South East region.

Automation Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

Automation Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Automation Specialist Salary Histogram in the South East

Automation Specialist
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 Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 4 £43,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £47,500 -
Automation Specialist
England

Automation Specialist
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Automation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Eloqua
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Automation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Eloqua