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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 252 294 308
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 39 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 19
Average salary £58,750 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.90% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +10.00%
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
8800 10739 10997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.04% 92.71% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7604 9046 9719
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (59.72%) Java
3 41 (56.94%) Test Automation
4 32 (44.44%) Cucumber
4 32 (44.44%) QA
5 31 (43.06%) Selenium
6 30 (41.67%) WebDriver
6 30 (41.67%) Python
7 27 (37.50%) JUnit
8 26 (36.11%) Finance
9 25 (34.72%) SQL
10 24 (33.33%) C#
10 24 (33.33%) BDD
11 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (27.78%) OO
12 20 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (25.00%) Linux
14 16 (22.22%) Scrum
15 15 (20.83%) Ruby
15 15 (20.83%) Groovy
16 14 (19.44%) NUnit
17 13 (18.06%) Asset Management
17 13 (18.06%) FitNesse
17 13 (18.06%) ATDD
18 12 (16.67%) Automated Testing
18 12 (16.67%) Windows
19 11 (15.28%) Regression Testing
20 10 (13.89%) Automation Testing
21 9 (12.50%) DevOps
21 9 (12.50%) Investment Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (6.94%) MS Exchange
1 5 (6.94%) Confluence
2 2 (2.78%) CMS
2 2 (2.78%) Drupal
3 1 (1.39%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.39%) Node.js
3 1 (1.39%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) LAN
1 5 (6.94%) WAN
1 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) MySQL
2 3 (4.17%) Big Data
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.39%) SQLite
4 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 31 (43.06%) Selenium
3 30 (41.67%) WebDriver
4 27 (37.50%) JUnit
5 14 (19.44%) NUnit
6 13 (18.06%) FitNesse
7 9 (12.50%) RSpec
8 7 (9.72%) JIRA
9 5 (6.94%) Maven
9 5 (6.94%) SpecFlow
9 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
10 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
11 3 (4.17%) HP UFT
11 3 (4.17%) Spock
11 3 (4.17%) Appium
11 3 (4.17%) Capybara
12 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
12 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
12 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.78%) jMock
General
1 26 (36.11%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Games
3 5 (6.94%) Law
4 3 (4.17%) Legal
4 3 (4.17%) Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) Spring
2 6 (8.33%) RESTful
3 4 (5.56%) JSON
4 3 (4.17%) jQuery
4 3 (4.17%) Web Services
4 3 (4.17%) XML
4 3 (4.17%) .NET
5 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.78%) HTML
5 2 (2.78%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.39%) Express
6 1 (1.39%) HTML5
6 1 (1.39%) CSS3
6 1 (1.39%) iBATIS
6 1 (1.39%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.39%) XSD
6 1 (1.39%) CSS
6 1 (1.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.78%) User Experience
2 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.78%) Wiki
2 2 (2.78%) Semantic Web
3 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Linux
2 12 (16.67%) Windows
3 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) UNIX
5 1 (1.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (56.94%) Test Automation
3 24 (33.33%) BDD
4 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (27.78%) OO
5 20 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (22.22%) Scrum
7 13 (18.06%) Asset Management
7 13 (18.06%) ATDD
8 12 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 11 (15.28%) Regression Testing
10 10 (13.89%) Automation Testing
11 9 (12.50%) DevOps
11 9 (12.50%) Investment Management
11 9 (12.50%) Kanban
12 8 (11.11%) Open Source
12 8 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (11.11%) TDD
12 8 (11.11%) Configuration Management
13 7 (9.72%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (59.72%) Java
2 30 (41.67%) Python
3 25 (34.72%) SQL
4 24 (33.33%) C#
5 15 (20.83%) Ruby
5 15 (20.83%) Groovy
6 7 (9.72%) VBScript
7 5 (6.94%) PHP
7 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.78%) VB
8 2 (2.78%) VBA
9 1 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Puppet
2 5 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.94%) Ansible
3 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.94%) Symantec
3 5 (6.94%) LANDesk
4 4 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (2.78%) Splunk
6 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Circa £32k DOE _+ Extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nice
Salary: From £40,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago