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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 278 325 310
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 29 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 13
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +7.89%
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
9768 11643 11166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.82% 92.49% 93.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8316 9804 9765
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 (66.00%) Selenium
2 30 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (58.00%) SQL
4 28 (56.00%) Java
5 27 (54.00%) Test Automation
6 25 (50.00%) QA
7 20 (40.00%) Finance
8 17 (34.00%) Cucumber
9 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (30.00%) BDD
10 15 (30.00%) C#
10 15 (30.00%) Perl
11 14 (28.00%) Python
12 13 (26.00%) Linux
12 13 (26.00%) TDD
12 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
13 12 (24.00%) UNIX
14 11 (22.00%) Automation Testing
15 10 (20.00%) RESTful
15 10 (20.00%) Banking
16 9 (18.00%) Windows
16 9 (18.00%) Test Scripting
16 9 (18.00%) Bash Shell
17 8 (16.00%) Hudson
17 8 (16.00%) Mobile Banking
17 8 (16.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 8 (16.00%) Ruby
17 8 (16.00%) Scrum
18 7 (14.00%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (10.00%) Apache
2 4 (8.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) MPLS
2 1 (2.00%) VLAN
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (66.00%) Selenium
2 30 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 17 (34.00%) Cucumber
4 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (16.00%) Hudson
6 6 (12.00%) JIRA
6 6 (12.00%) Subversion
6 6 (12.00%) JUnit
7 5 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (8.00%) Bugzilla
8 4 (8.00%) NUnit
8 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (8.00%) SpecFlow
9 3 (6.00%) SilkTest
10 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
11 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
11 1 (2.00%) FitNesse
11 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Games
3 5 (10.00%) Law
4 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Advertising
6 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) RESTful
2 6 (12.00%) XML
3 3 (6.00%) XSD
3 3 (6.00%) XSLT
3 3 (6.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (6.00%) Web Services
4 2 (4.00%) .NET
4 2 (4.00%) Spring
4 2 (4.00%) JSON
5 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.00%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (16.00%) Mobile Banking
2 7 (14.00%) Open Source
3 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.00%) Social Media
4 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Linux
2 12 (24.00%) UNIX
3 9 (18.00%) Windows
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (54.00%) Test Automation
3 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (30.00%) BDD
5 13 (26.00%) TDD
6 11 (22.00%) Automation Testing
7 9 (18.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (16.00%) Scrum
9 5 (10.00%) Regression Testing
9 5 (10.00%) DevOps
9 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.00%) Investment Management
10 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.00%) Manual Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Product Management
11 3 (6.00%) Test Strategy
12 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
12 2 (4.00%) Validation
12 2 (4.00%) OOP
12 2 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) SQL
2 28 (56.00%) Java
3 15 (30.00%) C#
3 15 (30.00%) Perl
4 14 (28.00%) Python
5 9 (18.00%) Bash Shell
6 8 (16.00%) Ruby
7 4 (8.00%) Tcl
8 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.00%) C
9 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) ISEB
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.00%) Nagios
2 1 (2.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Cerillion
3 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.00%) Splunk
3 1 (2.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
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