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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Specialist
Rank 903 959 985
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 12 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.009% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 3
Median salary £53,750 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.37% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £42,500 -
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Specialist over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 within the UK.

Automation Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Automation Specialist
Top 13 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 28 July 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 +48 8 £53,750 +34.37% 3
Yorkshire +24 3 £52,500 - 2
Leeds - 3 £52,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £52,500 - 2
London +41 2 £62,500 +66.66%
South East +27 1 £75,500 +77.64%
Berkshire +7 1 £75,500 +77.64%
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
East of England - 1 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £75,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £55,000 -

Automation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 8 (33.33%) VMware
4 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) Marketing
5 7 (29.17%) Puppet
5 7 (29.17%) Eloqua
5 7 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (29.17%) Marketing Automation
6 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (25.00%) CRM
6 6 (25.00%) HTML
6 6 (25.00%) CSS
7 5 (20.83%) B2B
7 5 (20.83%) Internet
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (20.83%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (16.67%) SCCM
8 4 (16.67%) Product Management
8 4 (16.67%) Kanban
8 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (16.67%) Ansible
8 4 (16.67%) User Experience
8 4 (16.67%) F5

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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Eloqua
2 4 (16.67%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) DWDM
2 1 (4.17%) NetScreen
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) Travis CI
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.17%) Hudson
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) JMeter
3 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.17%) LoadUI
3 1 (4.17%) PhantomJS
3 1 (4.17%) Ranorex
3 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.17%) TestComplete
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Marketing
3 4 (16.67%) Legal
4 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.17%) Games
5 1 (4.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) CSS
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (12.50%) Node.js
2 3 (12.50%) React
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.17%) DOM
4 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) JSON
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) XHTML
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) Unix
4 3 (12.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Marketing Automation
4 6 (25.00%) CRM
5 5 (20.83%) B2B
5 5 (20.83%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (16.67%) B2C
6 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) Global Marketing
6 4 (16.67%) Integrated Marketing
6 4 (16.67%) Kanban
6 4 (16.67%) Open Source
6 4 (16.67%) Product Management
6 4 (16.67%) TDD
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) Groovy
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCIE
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Docker
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (29.17%) Puppet
2 4 (16.67%) Ansible
2 4 (16.67%) SCCM
3 2 (8.33%) Salt
4 1 (4.17%) Cacti
4 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 4 (16.67%) F5
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) EMC
4 3 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) Marketo
4 3 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Blue Prism
5 1 (4.17%) HubSpot
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Career Development
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
England
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago