The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 530 554 507
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -47
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 80 58 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 73 51 77
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Automation Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39358 40771 41991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 93.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33206 33384 35771
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the London region.

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in London

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +28 24 £50,000 -2.43% 4
Hammersmith - 3 £36,500 -
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 105 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (66.67%) Selenium
3 87 (56.86%) Java
4 86 (56.21%) BDD
5 79 (51.63%) Cucumber
6 77 (50.33%) WebDriver
7 74 (48.37%) Test Automation
7 74 (48.37%) QA
8 64 (41.83%) SQL
9 52 (33.99%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (33.33%) Automation Testing
11 50 (32.68%) Scrum
12 47 (30.72%) TDD
12 47 (30.72%) Finance
13 46 (30.07%) Ruby
14 41 (26.80%) JIRA
15 40 (26.14%) C#
16 38 (24.84%) Git (software)
16 38 (24.84%) Jenkins
16 38 (24.84%) Linux
17 34 (22.22%) Python
18 31 (20.26%) JavaScript
18 31 (20.26%) RESTful
19 30 (19.61%) Test Scripting
20 24 (15.69%) Web Services
21 21 (13.73%) Hudson
21 21 (13.73%) Bash Shell
22 20 (13.07%) TeamCity
23 19 (12.42%) Calabash
23 19 (12.42%) UNIX

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 14 (9.15%) Confluence
2 8 (5.23%) Node.js
3 6 (3.92%) Apache
4 4 (2.61%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.31%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.65%) nginx
6 1 (0.65%) uiautomator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.27%) SaaS
2 4 (2.61%) GitHub
2 4 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.61%) MPLS
2 1 (0.65%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.54%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.23%) Redis
2 8 (5.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (5.23%) Amazon Redshift
2 8 (5.23%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.27%) MySQL
4 2 (1.31%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 102 (66.67%) Selenium
2 79 (51.63%) Cucumber
3 77 (50.33%) WebDriver
4 41 (26.80%) JIRA
5 38 (24.84%) Git (software)
5 38 (24.84%) Jenkins
6 21 (13.73%) Hudson
7 20 (13.07%) TeamCity
8 19 (12.42%) Bugzilla
8 19 (12.42%) Calabash
9 16 (10.46%) SpecFlow
10 13 (8.50%) Subversion
11 12 (7.84%) JUnit
11 12 (7.84%) Selenium IDE
12 10 (6.54%) Gradle
13 9 (5.88%) Visual Studio
14 8 (5.23%) Firebug
14 8 (5.23%) NUnit
15 6 (3.92%) RSpec
15 6 (3.92%) JBehave
General
1 47 (30.72%) Finance
2 16 (10.46%) Games
3 13 (8.50%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.19%) Banking
5 9 (5.88%) Retail
6 6 (3.92%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.96%) Back Office
8 2 (1.31%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.65%) Publishing
9 1 (0.65%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.26%) RESTful
2 24 (15.69%) Web Services
3 13 (8.50%) XML
4 11 (7.19%) Gherkin
5 10 (6.54%) .NET
6 7 (4.58%) JSON
7 5 (3.27%) HTML
7 5 (3.27%) CSS
7 5 (3.27%) MCollective
8 4 (2.61%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (1.96%) REST
9 3 (1.96%) SOAP
9 3 (1.96%) XSLT
9 3 (1.96%) Spring
10 2 (1.31%) XSD
10 2 (1.31%) jQuery
11 1 (0.65%) D3.js
11 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.84%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.23%) Mobile Banking
3 8 (5.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (4.58%) Open Source
4 7 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.61%) Social Media
6 3 (1.96%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.31%) User Experience
7 2 (1.31%) Social Network
8 1 (0.65%) STB
8 1 (0.65%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 38 (24.84%) Linux
2 19 (12.42%) UNIX
3 18 (11.76%) Windows
4 7 (4.58%) Android
4 7 (4.58%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.92%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.27%) CentOS
6 5 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (56.21%) BDD
3 74 (48.37%) Test Automation
4 52 (33.99%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 50 (32.68%) Scrum
7 47 (30.72%) TDD
8 30 (19.61%) Test Scripting
9 18 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 16 (10.46%) E-Commerce
11 15 (9.80%) Automated Testing
12 13 (8.50%) Web Testing
12 13 (8.50%) OO
13 11 (7.19%) Manual Testing
13 11 (7.19%) Performance Testing
14 9 (5.88%) Regression Testing
14 9 (5.88%) Network Architecture
14 9 (5.88%) DevOps
14 9 (5.88%) User Stories
15 8 (5.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (56.86%) Java
2 64 (41.83%) SQL
3 46 (30.07%) Ruby
4 40 (26.14%) C#
5 34 (22.22%) Python
6 31 (20.26%) JavaScript
7 21 (13.73%) Bash Shell
8 16 (10.46%) Perl
9 8 (5.23%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.58%) Scala
11 4 (2.61%) Tcl
12 3 (1.96%) Groovy
13 2 (1.31%) C
13 2 (1.31%) PHP
13 2 (1.31%) R
14 1 (0.65%) C++
14 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.65%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (9.15%) ISEB
2 6 (3.92%) ISTQB
2 6 (3.92%) Degree
2 6 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.92%) VCP4
3 5 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.65%) HND
5 1 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (48.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (9.15%) Puppet
2 2 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.65%) Cacti
3 1 (0.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (2.61%) HP
2 3 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (1.96%) Cerillion
3 2 (1.31%) Sony
3 2 (1.31%) Google
4 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.65%) Teradata
4 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds
4 1 (0.65%) Splunk
4 1 (0.65%) ArcSight
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Excellent basic + fantastic benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
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