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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 186 209 225
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 31 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.65% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.089% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 29 2 6
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -43.47%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.88%
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
4546 4513 5147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.22% 95.68% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3680 3646 4434
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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
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 16 September 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
(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
Reigate - 18 £47,500 -
Leatherhead - 7 £50,000 - 1
Guildford - 1 - -
Automation Engineer
South East

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 52 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (83.33%) C#
3 47 (78.33%) SQL
4 44 (73.33%) Test Automation
5 40 (66.67%) Selenium
5 40 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 40 (66.67%) Finance
6 36 (60.00%) QA
7 32 (53.33%) Workflow
7 32 (53.33%) JavaScript
8 30 (50.00%) Java
9 29 (48.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 28 (46.67%) .NET
11 26 (43.33%) WinRunner
11 26 (43.33%) Mathematics
11 26 (43.33%) Degree
12 25 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (41.67%) NUnit
12 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
12 25 (41.67%) Visual Studio
12 25 (41.67%) CSS
12 25 (41.67%) HTML
13 24 (40.00%) Ranorex
14 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (36.67%) Test Strategy
15 22 (36.67%) C++
16 21 (35.00%) Web Services
17 20 (33.33%) WebDriver
18 15 (25.00%) OO
18 15 (25.00%) Analytics

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (23.33%) IIS
1 14 (23.33%) SharePoint
2 13 (21.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 29 (48.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (18.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (66.67%) Selenium
2 26 (43.33%) WinRunner
3 25 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (41.67%) NUnit
3 25 (41.67%) Visual Studio
4 24 (40.00%) Ranorex
5 20 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 14 (23.33%) WiX
6 14 (23.33%) MSTest
6 14 (23.33%) MSBuild
6 14 (23.33%) NuGet
7 12 (20.00%) TestComplete
8 11 (18.33%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
10 7 (11.67%) JIRA
11 6 (10.00%) JMeter
11 6 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
12 3 (5.00%) Maven
13 2 (3.33%) JUnit
13 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
General
1 40 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (46.67%) .NET
2 25 (41.67%) CSS
2 25 (41.67%) HTML
3 21 (35.00%) Web Services
4 14 (23.33%) X-Windows
5 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
5 11 (18.33%) HTML5
5 11 (18.33%) CSS3
6 7 (11.67%) LAMP
7 2 (3.33%) J2EE
8 1 (1.67%) WPF
8 1 (1.67%) LINQ
8 1 (1.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 26 (43.33%) Mathematics
2 15 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (23.33%) Management Information System
4 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
5 10 (16.67%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Windows 8
1 14 (23.33%) Windows 7
1 14 (23.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 32 (53.33%) Workflow
4 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (36.67%) Test Strategy
6 15 (25.00%) OO
6 15 (25.00%) Analytics
7 14 (23.33%) DevOps
7 14 (23.33%) Project Management
8 13 (21.67%) Regression Testing
9 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 12 (20.00%) Performance Testing
10 11 (18.33%) Software Testing
10 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
10 11 (18.33%) Financial Modelling
10 11 (18.33%) User Stories
10 11 (18.33%) Workflow Management
10 11 (18.33%) Validation
10 11 (18.33%) Code Coverage
11 10 (16.67%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 50 (83.33%) C#
2 47 (78.33%) SQL
3 32 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 30 (50.00%) Java
5 22 (36.67%) C++
6 14 (23.33%) PowerShell
7 9 (15.00%) Delphi
8 7 (11.67%) PHP
9 2 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) ISEB
3 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (60.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) SCVMM
2 11 (18.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) TOWER Software
4 2 (3.33%) JBoss
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