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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 540 555 566
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 89 104 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 76 91 58
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +7.89%
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
41649 46201 43088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.55% 93.84% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 35125 38133 36385
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +47 29 £55,000 - 4
Hammersmith - 4 £36,750 -
Docklands, London - 1 £72,500 -
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 115 (68.86%) Selenium
2 112 (67.07%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (59.28%) Test Automation
4 92 (55.09%) Java
5 91 (54.49%) Cucumber
6 85 (50.90%) WebDriver
7 82 (49.10%) BDD
8 70 (41.92%) QA
9 67 (40.12%) SQL
10 57 (34.13%) Ruby
11 53 (31.74%) Finance
11 53 (31.74%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (28.14%) Scrum
13 46 (27.54%) Git (software)
13 46 (27.54%) Automation Testing
14 44 (26.35%) Jenkins
15 43 (25.75%) JIRA
15 43 (25.75%) C#
16 40 (23.95%) Linux
16 40 (23.95%) TDD
17 34 (20.36%) RESTful
17 34 (20.36%) JavaScript
18 30 (17.96%) Python
19 27 (16.17%) Web Services
20 25 (14.97%) Test Scripting
21 23 (13.77%) OO
22 21 (12.57%) XML
23 20 (11.98%) JUnit
23 20 (11.98%) Computer Science
23 20 (11.98%) Calabash

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (10.18%) Confluence
2 10 (5.99%) Node.js
3 5 (2.99%) Apache
4 4 (2.40%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.20%) IIS
5 2 (1.20%) WordPress
6 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.60%) CMS
6 1 (0.60%) uiautomator
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.59%) GitHub
3 3 (1.80%) SaaS
4 2 (1.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.40%) HTTP
1 4 (2.40%) MPLS
2 2 (1.20%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) VLAN
3 1 (0.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.39%) NoSQL
2 8 (4.79%) Redis
2 8 (4.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (4.79%) MySQL
2 8 (4.79%) MongoDB
2 8 (4.79%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (1.80%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.60%) SQLite
4 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 115 (68.86%) Selenium
2 91 (54.49%) Cucumber
3 85 (50.90%) WebDriver
4 46 (27.54%) Git (software)
5 44 (26.35%) Jenkins
6 43 (25.75%) JIRA
7 20 (11.98%) JUnit
7 20 (11.98%) Calabash
8 17 (10.18%) Bugzilla
8 17 (10.18%) Subversion
8 17 (10.18%) Hudson
9 16 (9.58%) JBehave
10 15 (8.98%) SpecFlow
10 15 (8.98%) NUnit
10 15 (8.98%) WATIR
11 12 (7.19%) TeamCity
11 12 (7.19%) Selenium IDE
12 11 (6.59%) Visual Studio
13 10 (5.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (5.39%) FitNesse
General
1 53 (31.74%) Finance
2 18 (10.78%) Games
3 14 (8.38%) Banking
3 14 (8.38%) Telecoms
4 12 (7.19%) Retail
5 6 (3.59%) Online Betting
6 5 (2.99%) Law
7 4 (2.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Publishing
8 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.36%) RESTful
2 27 (16.17%) Web Services
3 21 (12.57%) XML
4 18 (10.78%) Gherkin
5 15 (8.98%) .NET
6 9 (5.39%) JSON
7 6 (3.59%) HTML
7 6 (3.59%) CSS
8 5 (2.99%) MCollective
9 4 (2.40%) Natural Language Processing
10 3 (1.80%) REST
10 3 (1.80%) XSD
10 3 (1.80%) XSLT
10 3 (1.80%) Spring
11 2 (1.20%) jQuery
12 1 (0.60%) Software Packaging
12 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.60%) J2SE
12 1 (0.60%) DOM
12 1 (0.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.98%) Computer Science
2 16 (9.58%) Open Source
3 8 (4.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (4.79%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.79%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.80%) Social Media
5 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.20%) Social Network
5 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.60%) User Experience
6 1 (0.60%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.95%) Linux
2 17 (10.18%) Windows
3 15 (8.98%) UNIX
4 10 (5.99%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.79%) Ubuntu
5 8 (4.79%) Android
6 7 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.99%) CentOS
8 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.20%) Fedora
9 2 (1.20%) Solaris
10 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (67.07%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (59.28%) Test Automation
3 82 (49.10%) BDD
4 53 (31.74%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (28.14%) Scrum
6 46 (27.54%) Automation Testing
7 40 (23.95%) TDD
8 25 (14.97%) Test Scripting
9 23 (13.77%) OO
10 18 (10.78%) Software Engineering
11 15 (8.98%) Performance Testing
12 14 (8.38%) Web Testing
13 13 (7.78%) DevOps
13 13 (7.78%) E-Commerce
14 11 (6.59%) Automated Testing
14 11 (6.59%) Software Testing
14 11 (6.59%) Manual Testing
15 9 (5.39%) Configuration Management
15 9 (5.39%) Regression Testing
16 8 (4.79%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 92 (55.09%) Java
2 67 (40.12%) SQL
3 57 (34.13%) Ruby
4 43 (25.75%) C#
5 34 (20.36%) JavaScript
6 30 (17.96%) Python
7 17 (10.18%) Perl
7 17 (10.18%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.19%) Scala
9 4 (2.40%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.40%) Tcl
10 3 (1.80%) Groovy
11 2 (1.20%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.20%) Korn
11 2 (1.20%) C
11 2 (1.20%) R
12 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (8.38%) ISEB
2 10 (5.99%) Degree
3 9 (5.39%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.19%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.59%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (41.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (6.59%) Puppet
2 3 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.80%) Nagios
3 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.60%) Cacti
4 1 (0.60%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (2.40%) HP
1 4 (2.40%) Atlassian
2 3 (1.80%) Oracle
2 3 (1.80%) SolarWinds
3 2 (1.20%) Google
3 2 (1.20%) Cerillion
3 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.20%) Sony
4 1 (0.60%) Teradata
4 1 (0.60%) Splunk
4 1 (0.60%) ArcSight
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