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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 300 321 326
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 17 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 18
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,300 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £55,000
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
10451 11344 11110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.82% 93.11% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9105 9745 10127
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 £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 36 (73.47%) Test Automation
2 34 (69.39%) QA
3 28 (57.14%) Selenium
3 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (55.10%) Finance
5 26 (53.06%) Linux
6 23 (46.94%) UNIX
7 21 (42.86%) Cucumber
8 20 (40.82%) BDD
8 20 (40.82%) Degree
8 20 (40.82%) Regression Testing
9 19 (38.78%) Perl
9 19 (38.78%) SQL
9 19 (38.78%) Hudson
10 18 (36.73%) Test Strategy
10 18 (36.73%) Automation Testing
10 18 (36.73%) WebDriver
11 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (32.65%) Java
12 14 (28.57%) JIRA
13 13 (26.53%) Test Scripting
13 13 (26.53%) C#
14 12 (24.49%) Subversion
14 12 (24.49%) Jenkins
14 12 (24.49%) User Stories
15 11 (22.45%) Open Source
15 11 (22.45%) Bash Shell
15 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
15 11 (22.45%) ISEB
15 11 (22.45%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 8 (16.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) LDAP
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.08%) DNS
1 2 (4.08%) SSH
2 1 (2.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (57.14%) Selenium
2 21 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 19 (38.78%) Hudson
4 18 (36.73%) WebDriver
5 14 (28.57%) JIRA
6 12 (24.49%) Subversion
6 12 (24.49%) Jenkins
7 9 (18.37%) JMeter
8 8 (16.33%) Maven
8 8 (16.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (14.29%) SpecFlow
10 6 (12.24%) TeamCity
11 4 (8.16%) Calabash
12 3 (6.12%) Bugzilla
13 2 (4.08%) JUnit
14 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
14 1 (2.04%) SilkTest
14 1 (2.04%) Appium
14 1 (2.04%) Capybara
14 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (55.10%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Games
3 4 (8.16%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.08%) Retail
6 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) Gherkin
2 8 (16.33%) RESTful
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) XML
4 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
1 11 (22.45%) Open Source
2 4 (8.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (8.16%) User Experience
3 3 (6.12%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Spread Betting
4 2 (4.08%) Social Media
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Social Network
5 1 (2.04%) DTV
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) STB
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Linux
2 23 (46.94%) UNIX
3 4 (8.16%) Windows
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.08%) Android
5 2 (4.08%) AIX
5 2 (4.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Test Automation
2 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.82%) Regression Testing
3 20 (40.82%) BDD
4 18 (36.73%) Test Strategy
4 18 (36.73%) Automation Testing
5 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (26.53%) Test Scripting
7 12 (24.49%) User Stories
8 10 (20.41%) TDD
9 5 (10.20%) Scrum
10 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.12%) CRM
11 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
11 3 (6.12%) DevOps
11 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
12 2 (4.08%) Kanban
12 2 (4.08%) Performance Testing
12 2 (4.08%) Compatibility Testing
12 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) Perl
1 19 (38.78%) SQL
2 16 (32.65%) Java
3 13 (26.53%) C#
4 11 (22.45%) Shell Script
4 11 (22.45%) Bash Shell
5 10 (20.41%) Tcl
6 9 (18.37%) Ruby
7 8 (16.33%) Python
8 2 (4.08%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) Korn
8 2 (4.08%) C
9 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.04%) C++
9 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) Degree
2 11 (22.45%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (69.39%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) NFS
1 2 (4.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
2 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.04%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) Ansible
3 1 (2.04%) Salt
3 1 (2.04%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (6.12%) Cerillion
2 2 (4.08%) Veritas
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.04%) VMware
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