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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 285 310 297
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 29 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 14
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £46,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £72,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,200 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.64% +6.25%
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
9698 10369 10363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.24% 92.70% 93.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8264 8719 9211
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 March 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 March 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 31 (67.39%) Selenium
2 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (60.87%) Java
2 28 (60.87%) SQL
3 27 (58.70%) WebDriver
4 25 (54.35%) Test Automation
5 23 (50.00%) QA
6 17 (36.96%) Finance
7 16 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (32.61%) Cucumber
8 15 (32.61%) Perl
9 14 (30.43%) C#
9 14 (30.43%) Linux
10 13 (28.26%) Python
10 13 (28.26%) TDD
10 13 (28.26%) BDD
11 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
11 12 (26.09%) UNIX
12 11 (23.91%) Automation Testing
13 10 (21.74%) Banking
14 9 (19.57%) Scrum
14 9 (19.57%) Hudson
14 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
15 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
15 8 (17.39%) Mobile Banking
15 8 (17.39%) RESTful
15 8 (17.39%) Windows
15 8 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (15.22%) Subversion
17 6 (13.04%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (10.87%) Apache
2 4 (8.70%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) MPLS
2 1 (2.17%) VLAN
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (67.39%) Selenium
2 27 (58.70%) WebDriver
3 15 (32.61%) Cucumber
4 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
5 9 (19.57%) Hudson
6 7 (15.22%) Subversion
7 6 (13.04%) JUnit
8 5 (10.87%) Bugzilla
8 5 (10.87%) JIRA
9 4 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (8.70%) NUnit
9 4 (8.70%) TeamCity
10 3 (6.52%) SilkTest
10 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
11 2 (4.35%) Calabash
11 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
12 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (2.17%) FitNesse
12 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Games
4 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Law
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) RESTful
2 6 (13.04%) XML
3 4 (8.70%) Web Services
4 3 (6.52%) Gherkin
4 3 (6.52%) XSD
4 3 (6.52%) XSLT
5 2 (4.35%) Spring
5 2 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.17%) D3.js
6 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (17.39%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.70%) Open Source
2 4 (8.70%) Social Media
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) UNIX
3 8 (17.39%) Windows
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (54.35%) Test Automation
3 16 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (28.26%) TDD
4 13 (28.26%) BDD
5 11 (23.91%) Automation Testing
6 9 (19.57%) Scrum
7 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
8 5 (10.87%) DevOps
8 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.70%) Investment Management
9 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.70%) Regression Testing
10 3 (6.52%) CRM
10 3 (6.52%) Manual Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Product Management
10 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.52%) Test Strategy
11 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
11 2 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) Java
1 28 (60.87%) SQL
2 15 (32.61%) Perl
3 14 (30.43%) C#
4 13 (28.26%) Python
5 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
6 6 (13.04%) Ruby
7 4 (8.70%) Tcl
8 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.17%) C
9 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) ISEB
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Ansible
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
2 1 (2.17%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) HP
2 3 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (6.52%) Cerillion
3 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.17%) Splunk
3 1 (2.17%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
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