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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 263 301 342
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 9 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.15% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 10
Average salary £52,500 £56,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £69,250 £79,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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
6735 9981 11864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.75% 95.12% 94.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6070 8459 9993
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 11 (64.71%) QA
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
3 9 (52.94%) Selenium
4 8 (47.06%) QA Automation
5 7 (41.18%) Ruby
6 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) BDD
7 5 (29.41%) User Stories
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) VMware
8 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
8 4 (23.53%) C#
8 4 (23.53%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) Gherkin
8 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
8 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
8 4 (23.53%) Fintech
9 3 (17.65%) DevOps
9 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (17.65%) User Experience
9 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
9 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
9 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
1 9 (52.94%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
2 3 (17.65%) WATIR
2 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.88%) Appium
4 1 (5.88%) Bower
4 1 (5.88%) Grunt
4 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.88%) NUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.88%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Gherkin
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) RESTful
3 2 (11.76%) Swagger
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) Java EE
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Fintech
2 3 (17.65%) Grid Computing
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) SUSE
2 1 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) QA Automation
3 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
3 6 (35.29%) BDD
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (29.41%) User Stories
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) OO
6 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.76%) API Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Ruby
2 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Apple Swift
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) AppSense
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Telerik
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