The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 258 289 342
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +53
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 4 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.064% 0.20% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.21% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 8
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
Automation Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6006 10006 11810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.03% 95.11% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5473 8578 9872
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Automation Engineer in the job title.

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Automation Engineer 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 across the City of London region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) QA
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) QA Automation
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
4 3 (23.08%) Puppet
4 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
4 3 (23.08%) User Stories
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
5 2 (15.38%) WATIR
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (15.38%) Android
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 2 (15.38%) Grid Computing
5 2 (15.38%) Publishing
5 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (15.38%) HTML

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
4 2 (15.38%) Appium
4 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (15.38%) WATIR
5 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
5 1 (7.69%) NUnit
5 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
5 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 1 (7.69%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Publishing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
2 2 (15.38%) Swagger
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Grid Computing
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) SUSE
3 1 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (38.46%) QA Automation
3 4 (30.77%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) API Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
6 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) AppSense
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Telerik
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
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Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 14 days ago