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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 259 305 319
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 49 29 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.23% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.25% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 48 23 10
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £47,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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
9666 11451 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 92.49% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 9575 9809
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 47 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
1 47 (60.26%) Test Automation
2 46 (58.97%) Java
3 36 (46.15%) WebDriver
4 35 (44.87%) Selenium
5 34 (43.59%) Python
6 32 (41.03%) Finance
6 32 (41.03%) Cucumber
7 30 (38.46%) SQL
7 30 (38.46%) QA
8 28 (35.90%) JUnit
9 26 (33.33%) C#
9 26 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (33.33%) BDD
10 20 (25.64%) OO
11 18 (23.08%) Linux
11 18 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (21.79%) Ruby
13 16 (20.51%) NUnit
14 15 (19.23%) Groovy
15 14 (17.95%) Scrum
16 13 (16.67%) FitNesse
16 13 (16.67%) Asset Management
16 13 (16.67%) ATDD
17 12 (15.38%) DevOps
17 12 (15.38%) Windows
18 11 (14.10%) Configuration Management
18 11 (14.10%) TDD
18 11 (14.10%) Investment Management
18 11 (14.10%) Automation Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) Confluence
3 2 (2.56%) IIS
3 2 (2.56%) CMS
3 2 (2.56%) Drupal
4 1 (1.28%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) Node.js
4 1 (1.28%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) LAN
1 5 (6.41%) WAN
1 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) VLAN
3 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) MySQL
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) SQLite
3 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (46.15%) WebDriver
2 35 (44.87%) Selenium
3 32 (41.03%) Cucumber
4 28 (35.90%) JUnit
5 16 (20.51%) NUnit
6 13 (16.67%) FitNesse
7 9 (11.54%) RSpec
8 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
9 6 (7.69%) JIRA
9 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
10 5 (6.41%) Maven
11 4 (5.13%) Hudson
12 3 (3.85%) SpecFlow
12 3 (3.85%) Spock
12 3 (3.85%) Capybara
12 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (3.85%) HP UFT
13 2 (2.56%) Subversion
13 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
14 1 (1.28%) Jasmine
General
1 32 (41.03%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Law
2 6 (7.69%) Games
3 5 (6.41%) Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Legal
5 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) Spring
2 7 (8.97%) RESTful
3 5 (6.41%) XML
4 4 (5.13%) .NET
4 4 (5.13%) JSON
5 3 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.85%) jQuery
5 3 (3.85%) XSD
6 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.56%) HTML
6 2 (2.56%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.28%) Express
7 1 (1.28%) D3.js
7 1 (1.28%) HTML5
7 1 (1.28%) CSS3
7 1 (1.28%) iBATIS
7 1 (1.28%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.28%) CSS
7 1 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
1 3 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
1 3 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (2.56%) User Experience
2 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Linux
2 12 (15.38%) Windows
3 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.13%) UNIX
6 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.28%) Android
6 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
1 47 (60.26%) Test Automation
2 26 (33.33%) BDD
2 26 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (25.64%) OO
4 18 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (17.95%) Scrum
6 13 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 13 (16.67%) ATDD
7 12 (15.38%) DevOps
8 11 (14.10%) Automation Testing
8 11 (14.10%) Configuration Management
8 11 (14.10%) TDD
8 11 (14.10%) Investment Management
9 9 (11.54%) Open Source
10 8 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (10.26%) Regression Testing
10 8 (10.26%) Test Scripting
11 7 (8.97%) Build Automation
11 7 (8.97%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.97%) Java
2 34 (43.59%) Python
3 30 (38.46%) SQL
4 26 (33.33%) C#
5 17 (21.79%) Ruby
6 15 (19.23%) Groovy
7 7 (8.97%) VBScript
8 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.41%) PHP
10 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
10 4 (5.13%) Perl
11 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.56%) VB
11 2 (2.56%) VBA
12 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) ISEB
3 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) Puppet
2 6 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (1.28%) Nagios
3 1 (1.28%) Cacti
3 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.41%) Symantec
2 5 (6.41%) LANDesk
3 4 (5.13%) VMware
4 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.28%) Splunk
5 1 (1.28%) ArcSight
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Smart Recruit Online
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + See job spec
Posted: 11 days ago
London City
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Kainos Software
Salary: From £38,000 to £52,000 per annum Pension & Superb Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago