The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Automation Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Specialist
Rank 873 954 976
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 5 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.013% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.013% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 1
Median salary £49,250 £52,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.19% +75.00%
UK excluding London median salary £49,250 £40,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+21.60% +35.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
87772 104579 111319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.42% 96.52% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72875 87237 92130
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Automation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Automation Specialist in the job title.

Automation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Automation Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Specialist within the UK.

Automation Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Automation Specialist
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 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
England +80 4 £47,000 -10.47% 1
London +64 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £47,000 -
Coventry - 1 £47,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £51,500 -
Scotland - 1 £51,500 -

Automation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Automation Specialist 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 featuring Automation Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) BDD
2 6 (40.00%) Node.js
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) CRM
3 5 (33.33%) NetApp
3 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 4 (26.67%) Ruby
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Puppet
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (20.00%) Travis CI
5 3 (20.00%) TestRail
5 3 (20.00%) Global Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) Integrated Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) Marketing Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (20.00%) User Experience
5 3 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 3 (20.00%) React

Automation Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Eloqua
1 3 (20.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) GitHub
2 3 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (6.67%) G Suite
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) TestRail
1 3 (20.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Node.js
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) React
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) VMS
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) BDD
3 5 (33.33%) CRM
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Testing
5 3 (20.00%) B2B
5 3 (20.00%) B2C
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 3 (20.00%) Global Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) Integrated Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) Kanban
5 3 (20.00%) Marketing Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Product Management
5 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (26.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) NCDA
2 1 (6.67%) NCIE
2 1 (6.67%) VCAP
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vCloud
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) NetApp
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) ATG
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Cognizant
4 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 3 (20.00%) F5
4 3 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
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