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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 269 328 319
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 31 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 11
Average salary £51,250 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
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
9379 11763 10871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 92.49% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8047 9959 9358
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,450 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (60.38%) Java
2 32 (60.38%) Selenium
3 31 (58.49%) Test Automation
4 28 (52.83%) WebDriver
5 26 (49.06%) QA
6 23 (43.40%) SQL
7 21 (39.62%) Cucumber
8 20 (37.74%) Python
8 20 (37.74%) Finance
9 19 (35.85%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (28.30%) BDD
10 15 (28.30%) C#
11 12 (22.64%) Perl
11 12 (22.64%) Linux
11 12 (22.64%) TDD
12 11 (20.75%) Ruby
13 10 (18.87%) Scrum
13 10 (18.87%) JUnit
13 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
13 10 (18.87%) Automation Testing
14 9 (16.98%) UNIX
14 9 (16.98%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (15.09%) OO
15 8 (15.09%) NUnit
15 8 (15.09%) Banking
15 8 (15.09%) Open Source
15 8 (15.09%) RESTful
16 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
16 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (9.43%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) GitHub
2 3 (5.66%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) MPLS
2 2 (3.77%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) HTTP
3 1 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (60.38%) Selenium
2 28 (52.83%) WebDriver
3 21 (39.62%) Cucumber
4 10 (18.87%) JUnit
4 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
5 8 (15.09%) NUnit
6 6 (11.32%) JIRA
6 6 (11.32%) Hudson
7 5 (9.43%) FitNesse
7 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
7 5 (9.43%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (7.55%) Bugzilla
8 4 (7.55%) Subversion
9 3 (5.66%) Maven
9 3 (5.66%) RSpec
10 2 (3.77%) SilkTest
10 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.89%) JMeter
General
1 20 (37.74%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Law
4 5 (9.43%) Games
5 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Advertising
6 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) RESTful
2 5 (9.43%) XML
3 3 (5.66%) XSD
4 2 (3.77%) XSLT
4 2 (3.77%) Spring
4 2 (3.77%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.77%) .NET
4 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 2 (3.77%) JSON
5 1 (1.89%) D3.js
5 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (11.32%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Social Media
3 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) UNIX
3 7 (13.21%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (58.49%) Test Automation
3 19 (35.85%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (28.30%) BDD
5 12 (22.64%) TDD
6 10 (18.87%) Scrum
6 10 (18.87%) Automation Testing
7 9 (16.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (15.09%) Open Source
8 8 (15.09%) OO
9 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
10 6 (11.32%) Automated Testing
10 6 (11.32%) Regression Testing
11 5 (9.43%) DevOps
12 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
12 4 (7.55%) Investment Management
12 4 (7.55%) Kanban
12 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
12 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
12 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) Java
2 23 (43.40%) SQL
3 20 (37.74%) Python
4 15 (28.30%) C#
5 12 (22.64%) Perl
6 11 (20.75%) Ruby
7 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
8 4 (7.55%) Groovy
8 4 (7.55%) Tcl
9 3 (5.66%) PHP
10 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) ISEB
3 3 (5.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (49.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Puppet
2 4 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.55%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) Nagios
3 1 (1.89%) Cacti
3 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) HP
3 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
3 1 (1.89%) Splunk
3 1 (1.89%) ArcSight
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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