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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 226 257 322
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +65
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 11 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.088% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.091% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 9
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £71,000 £68,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
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
5295 6561 10559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.89% 96.12% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4805 5821 9166
Median salary £57,500 £55,750 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +4.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 10 (66.67%) Java
1 10 (66.67%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) QA
2 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) Gherkin
5 5 (33.33%) QA Automation
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
6 4 (26.67%) Ruby
6 4 (26.67%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) Unix
7 3 (20.00%) JUnit
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Validation
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (20.00%) API Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Appium
8 2 (13.33%) Analytics
8 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
8 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
8 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
4 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (20.00%) JUnit
5 2 (13.33%) Appium
5 2 (13.33%) Calabash
5 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
5 2 (13.33%) Mocha
5 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (13.33%) TestNG
6 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (6.67%) Capybara
6 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
6 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (6.67%) PhantomJS
6 1 (6.67%) RSpec
6 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Back Office
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 4 (26.67%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 2 (13.33%) REST
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (13.33%) Data Extraction
2 2 (13.33%) Derivative
2 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (13.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Native
3 1 (6.67%) Fintech
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) BDD
2 5 (33.33%) QA Automation
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) API Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Data Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Google
1 2 (13.33%) HP
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Vyatta
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits Package (Pension, Bonus etc)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + good bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago