The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 188 192 208
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 26 26 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.59% 0.53% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.56% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 2
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +10.00%
Automation Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4216 4650 4603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.15% 95.35% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3651 3818 3664
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Surrey

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in Surrey

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Guildford +2 3 £47,500 -
Egham - 2 £55,000 -
Automation Engineer
South East

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 53 (98.15%) Selenium
2 49 (90.74%) Automation Testing
3 47 (87.04%) Test Automation
4 44 (81.48%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (81.48%) Linux
5 43 (79.63%) UNIX
5 43 (79.63%) Scrum
5 43 (79.63%) TDD
5 43 (79.63%) Ruby
5 43 (79.63%) RSpec
6 41 (75.93%) Jenkins
7 38 (70.37%) WATIR
8 19 (35.19%) RubyGems
9 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (12.96%) XML
10 7 (12.96%) C#
10 7 (12.96%) SQL
10 7 (12.96%) .NET
11 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
11 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
11 6 (11.11%) PhD
11 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
11 6 (11.11%) SaaS
11 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
11 6 (11.11%) Security Testing
11 6 (11.11%) Statistics
11 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
11 6 (11.11%) Mathematics

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 53 (98.15%) Selenium
2 43 (79.63%) RSpec
3 41 (75.93%) Jenkins
4 38 (70.37%) WATIR
5 19 (35.19%) RubyGems
6 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.41%) WebDriver
8 3 (5.56%) Maven
8 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.85%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.85%) Subversion
10 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) .NET
1 7 (12.96%) XML
2 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.56%) HTML5
3 3 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) XSD
4 1 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Statistics
1 6 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (81.48%) Linux
2 43 (79.63%) UNIX
3 3 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (90.74%) Automation Testing
2 47 (87.04%) Test Automation
3 44 (81.48%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (79.63%) Scrum
4 43 (79.63%) TDD
5 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Manual Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Open Source
8 1 (1.85%) Regression Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (79.63%) Ruby
2 7 (12.96%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) C#
3 4 (7.41%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) PhD
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle