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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 290 324 304
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 16 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 19
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,200 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
10205 11027 11046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 93.06% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8935 9469 10030
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 31 (68.89%) Test Automation
2 30 (66.67%) QA
3 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (55.56%) Selenium
4 24 (53.33%) UNIX
5 22 (48.89%) Finance
6 21 (46.67%) Linux
6 21 (46.67%) SQL
7 20 (44.44%) Perl
7 20 (44.44%) WebDriver
8 18 (40.00%) Java
8 18 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (37.78%) Automation Testing
9 17 (37.78%) Cucumber
10 16 (35.56%) BDD
11 15 (33.33%) Regression Testing
11 15 (33.33%) Degree
11 15 (33.33%) Hudson
12 13 (28.89%) Jenkins
12 13 (28.89%) C#
13 12 (26.67%) Bash Shell
13 12 (26.67%) Test Strategy
14 11 (24.44%) TDD
14 11 (24.44%) Computer Science
15 10 (22.22%) JIRA
15 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
15 10 (22.22%) ISEB
16 9 (20.00%) Ruby
16 9 (20.00%) Python
16 9 (20.00%) Tcl

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) LDAP
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
1 2 (4.44%) SSH
2 1 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (55.56%) Selenium
2 20 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 17 (37.78%) Cucumber
4 15 (33.33%) Hudson
5 13 (28.89%) Jenkins
6 10 (22.22%) JIRA
7 8 (17.78%) Subversion
8 7 (15.56%) SpecFlow
9 6 (13.33%) TeamCity
10 4 (8.89%) JMeter
10 4 (8.89%) Calabash
11 3 (6.67%) Bugzilla
11 3 (6.67%) Maven
11 3 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (4.44%) SilkTest
12 2 (4.44%) JUnit
13 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
13 1 (2.22%) Capybara
13 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
13 1 (2.22%) Appium
General
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Games
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) RESTful
2 4 (8.89%) Gherkin
3 3 (6.67%) Web Services
4 2 (4.44%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.33%) Open Source
3 5 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (8.89%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (8.89%) User Experience
5 3 (6.67%) Social Media
6 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.44%) Spread Betting
7 1 (2.22%) STB
7 1 (2.22%) DTV
7 1 (2.22%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) UNIX
2 21 (46.67%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.44%) Android
5 2 (4.44%) AIX
5 2 (4.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Test Automation
2 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (37.78%) Automation Testing
5 16 (35.56%) BDD
6 15 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 12 (26.67%) Test Strategy
8 11 (24.44%) TDD
9 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 7 (15.56%) User Stories
11 6 (13.33%) Scrum
12 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
13 3 (6.67%) CRM
13 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing
13 3 (6.67%) DevOps
13 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
14 2 (4.44%) Product Management
14 2 (4.44%) Kanban
14 2 (4.44%) Performance Testing
14 2 (4.44%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) SQL
2 20 (44.44%) Perl
3 18 (40.00%) Java
4 13 (28.89%) C#
5 12 (26.67%) Bash Shell
6 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 9 (20.00%) Ruby
7 9 (20.00%) Python
7 9 (20.00%) Tcl
8 2 (4.44%) PHP
8 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.44%) Korn
8 2 (4.44%) C
9 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Degree
2 10 (22.22%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) NFS
1 2 (4.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
2 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) Salt
3 1 (2.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (6.67%) Cerillion
2 2 (4.44%) Veritas
2 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.22%) VMware
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