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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Specialist
UK
Rank 846 911 949
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 12 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.009% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Median salary £49,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -20.00%

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
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017 within the UK.

Automation Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Automation Specialist
Top 11 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +51 11 £47,000 +4.44% 2
London +75 8 £95,000 +90.00%
South East +68 1 - -
Berkshire +45 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £47,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
City of London - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £47,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £51,500 -
Scotland - 1 £51,500 -

Automation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
2 7 (46.67%) BDD
2 7 (46.67%) Software Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (40.00%) Node.js
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Testing
3 6 (40.00%) GitHub
3 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (40.00%) TestRail
3 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (40.00%) Subversion
3 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (40.00%) JIRA
3 6 (40.00%) Selenium
3 6 (40.00%) Retail
3 6 (40.00%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) ATG
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) Cognizant
3 6 (40.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (13.33%) Ansible
5 2 (13.33%) Marketing Automation

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
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) GitHub
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Bluemix
3 1 (6.67%) G Suite
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
2 6 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
2 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) Subversion
2 6 (40.00%) TestRail
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.67%) Capybara
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
3 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) French Language
2 2 (13.33%) German Language
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) BDD
2 7 (46.67%) Software Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Direct Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Integrated Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Integrated Marketing Communications
5 2 (13.33%) Marketing Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (13.33%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) NCDA
3 1 (6.67%) NCIE
3 1 (6.67%) VCAP
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) vCloud
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) ATG
1 6 (40.00%) Cognizant
1 6 (40.00%) HP
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Mitel
2 2 (13.33%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
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