The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 242 294 308
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 23 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 9
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £40,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 11 February 2016.

Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Automation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Engineer in their job title.

1 34 (73.91%) QA
2 24 (52.17%) Selenium
3 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (45.65%) Java
3 21 (45.65%) Cucumber
4 20 (43.48%) Jenkins
5 18 (39.13%) BDD
5 18 (39.13%) Finance
6 17 (36.96%) Automated Testing
6 17 (36.96%) Ruby
7 16 (34.78%) Test Automation
8 15 (32.61%) WebDriver
9 14 (30.43%) Manual Testing
9 14 (30.43%) Linux
10 13 (28.26%) TDD
10 13 (28.26%) JIRA
10 13 (28.26%) API Testing
11 12 (26.09%) Test Strategy
11 12 (26.09%) Fintech
12 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (23.91%) Scrum
12 11 (23.91%) User Stories
12 11 (23.91%) Automation Testing
13 10 (21.74%) DevOps
13 10 (21.74%) E-Commerce
13 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
14 9 (19.57%) C#
14 9 (19.57%) SQL
14 9 (19.57%) Windows
14 9 (19.57%) WATIR

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Automation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) Confluence
1 2 (4.35%) TorqueBox
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (52.17%) Selenium
2 21 (45.65%) Cucumber
3 20 (43.48%) Jenkins
4 15 (32.61%) WebDriver
5 13 (28.26%) JIRA
6 9 (19.57%) WATIR
7 8 (17.39%) JMeter
8 7 (15.22%) Mercurial
9 5 (10.87%) JUnit
10 4 (8.70%) SpecFlow
11 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
12 2 (4.35%) Appium
12 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
12 2 (4.35%) FitNesse
12 2 (4.35%) jMock
13 1 (2.17%) Android Studio
13 1 (2.17%) Bower
13 1 (2.17%) Grunt
13 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
13 1 (2.17%) Spock
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Front Office
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
2 3 (6.52%) Gherkin
2 3 (6.52%) LAMP
2 3 (6.52%) RESTful
3 2 (4.35%) JSON
3 2 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (4.35%) Spring
3 2 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.17%) Java EE
4 1 (2.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Fintech
2 7 (15.22%) iPad
3 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.35%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.35%) Semantic Web
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Wiki
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Linux
2 9 (19.57%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) Android
3 3 (6.52%) Debian
4 2 (4.35%) Unix
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) BDD
3 17 (36.96%) Automated Testing
4 16 (34.78%) Test Automation
5 14 (30.43%) Manual Testing
6 13 (28.26%) API Testing
6 13 (28.26%) TDD
7 12 (26.09%) Test Strategy
8 11 (23.91%) Automation Testing
8 11 (23.91%) Scrum
8 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (23.91%) User Stories
9 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
9 10 (21.74%) DevOps
9 10 (21.74%) E-Commerce
10 9 (19.57%) SDLC
10 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
11 8 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (15.22%) OWASP
12 7 (15.22%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) Java
2 17 (36.96%) Ruby
3 9 (19.57%) C#
3 9 (19.57%) SQL
4 7 (15.22%) Python
5 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.87%) PHP
6 3 (6.52%) Perl
6 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) Groovy
7 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) ISEB
1 8 (17.39%) ISTQB
2 7 (15.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (73.91%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (15.22%) Ansible
3 5 (10.87%) Puppet
4 2 (4.35%) Capistrano
4 2 (4.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Rally
1 7 (15.22%) SAP
2 3 (6.52%) VMware
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Splunk
4 1 (2.17%) GoldenSource
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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