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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 258 322 313
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 42 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.18% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.20% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 41 21 10
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +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
9476 11651 11408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.25% 92.50% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8174 9832 9899
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £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 7 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 7 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 43 (60.56%) Java
1 43 (60.56%) Test Automation
2 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (52.11%) Selenium
4 35 (49.30%) WebDriver
5 29 (40.85%) QA
5 29 (40.85%) Python
5 29 (40.85%) Cucumber
6 28 (39.44%) SQL
7 27 (38.03%) Finance
8 22 (30.99%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (29.58%) C#
9 21 (29.58%) BDD
10 20 (28.17%) JUnit
11 17 (23.94%) Ruby
12 15 (21.13%) Linux
13 14 (19.72%) OO
14 13 (18.31%) Automation Testing
14 13 (18.31%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (18.31%) TDD
15 12 (16.90%) NUnit
16 11 (15.49%) Scrum
17 10 (14.08%) Windows
17 10 (14.08%) Open Source
17 10 (14.08%) DevOps
17 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
18 9 (12.68%) RESTful
18 9 (12.68%) Investment Management
18 9 (12.68%) Groovy
18 9 (12.68%) FitNesse

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 4 (5.63%) Apache
2 3 (4.23%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.82%) CMS
3 2 (2.82%) Drupal
3 2 (2.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.41%) Confluence
4 1 (1.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) SaaS
2 3 (4.23%) GitHub
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) LAN
1 3 (4.23%) WAN
1 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.23%) MPLS
2 2 (2.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) HTTP
3 1 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) SQLite
3 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (52.11%) Selenium
2 35 (49.30%) WebDriver
3 29 (40.85%) Cucumber
4 20 (28.17%) JUnit
5 12 (16.90%) NUnit
6 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
7 9 (12.68%) FitNesse
8 8 (11.27%) RSpec
9 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
9 6 (8.45%) Hudson
10 5 (7.04%) Maven
10 5 (7.04%) JIRA
10 5 (7.04%) HP UFT
11 3 (4.23%) Bugzilla
11 3 (4.23%) Spock
12 2 (2.82%) Capybara
12 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.82%) SpecFlow
12 2 (2.82%) Subversion
13 1 (1.41%) JMeter
General
1 27 (38.03%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Banking
3 6 (8.45%) Games
3 6 (8.45%) Law
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) RESTful
2 7 (9.86%) Spring
3 5 (7.04%) XML
4 4 (5.63%) JSON
5 3 (4.23%) jQuery
5 3 (4.23%) XSD
5 3 (4.23%) .NET
6 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.82%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.41%) D3.js
7 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.41%) Express
7 1 (1.41%) HTML5
7 1 (1.41%) CSS3
7 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.41%) CSS
7 1 (1.41%) Web Services
7 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (7.04%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.82%) User Experience
3 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Linux
2 10 (14.08%) Windows
3 6 (8.45%) UNIX
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) Test Automation
2 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (30.99%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (29.58%) BDD
5 14 (19.72%) OO
6 13 (18.31%) TDD
6 13 (18.31%) Automation Testing
6 13 (18.31%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (15.49%) Scrum
8 10 (14.08%) Open Source
8 10 (14.08%) DevOps
9 9 (12.68%) Investment Management
9 9 (12.68%) Configuration Management
10 8 (11.27%) Asset Management
10 8 (11.27%) ATDD
11 7 (9.86%) Regression Testing
11 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
11 7 (9.86%) Kanban
12 6 (8.45%) Automated Testing
12 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (60.56%) Java
2 29 (40.85%) Python
3 28 (39.44%) SQL
4 21 (29.58%) C#
5 17 (23.94%) Ruby
6 9 (12.68%) Groovy
7 8 (11.27%) Perl
8 6 (8.45%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.63%) PHP
9 4 (5.63%) VBScript
10 3 (4.23%) Tcl
11 1 (1.41%) VB
11 1 (1.41%) VBA
11 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) ISEB
3 3 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (40.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Puppet
2 6 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.45%) Ansible
3 1 (1.41%) Nagios
3 1 (1.41%) Cacti
3 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) HP
2 3 (4.23%) Symantec
2 3 (4.23%) LANDesk
3 2 (2.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.41%) Splunk
4 1 (1.41%) ArcSight
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