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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 280 308 323
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 32 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.14% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.15% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 10
Average salary £51,250 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -15.15%
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
10841 11193 12244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 93.18% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9123 9904 11199
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014, 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 39 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 36 (69.23%) QA
3 31 (59.62%) Finance
4 29 (55.77%) Selenium
5 27 (51.92%) Cucumber
6 26 (50.00%) BDD
6 26 (50.00%) Linux
7 24 (46.15%) Regression Testing
7 24 (46.15%) Degree
7 24 (46.15%) Test Strategy
8 22 (42.31%) Hudson
8 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (38.46%) UNIX
10 18 (34.62%) Perl
11 16 (30.77%) Java
11 16 (30.77%) Automation Testing
12 15 (28.85%) JIRA
12 15 (28.85%) SQL
12 15 (28.85%) JMeter
13 14 (26.92%) TDD
13 14 (26.92%) Test Scripting
14 13 (25.00%) WebDriver
14 13 (25.00%) User Stories
15 12 (23.08%) Gherkin
15 12 (23.08%) Open Source
15 12 (23.08%) Computer Science
15 12 (23.08%) ISEB
15 12 (23.08%) Tcl
15 12 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
15 12 (23.08%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 11 (21.15%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) LDAP
1 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.85%) DNS
1 2 (3.85%) SSH
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) SMS
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (55.77%) Selenium
2 27 (51.92%) Cucumber
3 22 (42.31%) Hudson
4 15 (28.85%) JIRA
4 15 (28.85%) JMeter
5 13 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 12 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 11 (21.15%) Subversion
7 11 (21.15%) Maven
7 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
8 6 (11.54%) JUnit
9 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
9 3 (5.77%) SpecFlow
9 3 (5.77%) Calabash
10 2 (3.85%) Bugzilla
10 2 (3.85%) TestNG
11 1 (1.92%) CruiseControl
11 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.92%) JBehave
General
1 31 (59.62%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Games
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) Gherkin
2 7 (13.46%) .NET
3 6 (11.54%) RESTful
4 4 (7.69%) WCF
4 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.92%) SOAP
5 1 (1.92%) JSON
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.92%) HTML
5 1 (1.92%) HTML5
5 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Open Source
1 12 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.85%) Spread Betting
3 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.92%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.92%) iPad
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.00%) Linux
2 20 (38.46%) UNIX
3 3 (5.77%) Android
3 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.85%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) AIX
4 2 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 26 (50.00%) BDD
3 24 (46.15%) Test Strategy
3 24 (46.15%) Regression Testing
4 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (30.77%) Automation Testing
6 14 (26.92%) Test Scripting
6 14 (26.92%) TDD
7 13 (25.00%) User Stories
8 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
10 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.77%) DevOps
11 2 (3.85%) Agile Testing
11 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.85%) Performance Testing
11 2 (3.85%) Compatibility Testing
12 1 (1.92%) Load Testing
12 1 (1.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) Perl
2 16 (30.77%) Java
3 15 (28.85%) SQL
4 12 (23.08%) Tcl
4 12 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 10 (19.23%) C#
6 8 (15.38%) Bash Shell
7 6 (11.54%) Ruby
8 5 (9.62%) Python
9 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.85%) Korn
11 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (46.15%) Degree
2 12 (23.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (69.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) NFS
1 2 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
2 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.92%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) Ansible
3 1 (1.92%) Salt
3 1 (1.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) Veritas
2 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.92%) VMware
3 1 (1.92%) Informatica
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