The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 560 546 597
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +51
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 102 65 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 88 62 64
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46521 42684 52638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.74% 93.92% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38422 36027 45659
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Automation Engineer
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -15 17 £55,000 +11.67% 3
Croydon - 12 £47,500 -
Ealing - 1 £43,500 -
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 117 (72.67%) QA
2 111 (68.94%) Selenium
3 76 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (47.20%) Java
4 74 (45.96%) Test Automation
5 61 (37.89%) SQL
6 58 (36.02%) WebDriver
7 55 (34.16%) BDD
8 53 (32.92%) Cucumber
9 49 (30.43%) Degree
10 48 (29.81%) C#
10 48 (29.81%) .NET
11 41 (25.47%) Finance
11 41 (25.47%) Automation Testing
12 39 (24.22%) Scrum
12 39 (24.22%) JavaScript
13 38 (23.60%) OO
14 37 (22.98%) Python
15 35 (21.74%) TDD
15 35 (21.74%) Test Scripting
16 33 (20.50%) Test Strategy
16 33 (20.50%) Linux
17 32 (19.88%) Automated Testing
18 31 (19.25%) Windows
19 29 (18.01%) Web Services
20 25 (15.53%) UNIX
20 25 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
21 24 (14.91%) .NET Framework
22 23 (14.29%) JUnit
22 23 (14.29%) PHP

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (5.59%) Apache
2 3 (1.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.62%) CMS
3 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.62%) Node.js
3 1 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.62%) IaaS
3 1 (0.62%) GitHub
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.48%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.24%) HTTP
3 1 (0.62%) Internet
3 1 (0.62%) DNS
3 1 (0.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.42%) MySQL
2 13 (8.07%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.62%) Redis
3 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 111 (68.94%) Selenium
2 58 (36.02%) WebDriver
3 53 (32.92%) Cucumber
4 23 (14.29%) JUnit
5 21 (13.04%) TestComplete
6 20 (12.42%) WinRunner
7 18 (11.18%) Ranorex
8 17 (10.56%) Jenkins
8 17 (10.56%) WATIR
9 15 (9.32%) SpecFlow
10 13 (8.07%) JIRA
11 11 (6.83%) JBehave
11 11 (6.83%) TeamCity
11 11 (6.83%) Hudson
12 9 (5.59%) Ant
12 9 (5.59%) Maven
13 8 (4.97%) Subversion
13 8 (4.97%) Eclipse
14 7 (4.35%) Xcode
14 7 (4.35%) Behat
General
1 41 (25.47%) Finance
2 13 (8.07%) Back Office
3 8 (4.97%) Banking
3 8 (4.97%) Marketing
3 8 (4.97%) Games
4 7 (4.35%) Retail
5 4 (2.48%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.48%) Front Office
6 2 (1.24%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (29.81%) .NET
2 29 (18.01%) Web Services
3 24 (14.91%) .NET Framework
4 11 (6.83%) SOAP
5 10 (6.21%) XML
5 10 (6.21%) J2EE
6 9 (5.59%) REST
7 8 (4.97%) JSON
7 8 (4.97%) HTML
8 7 (4.35%) Gherkin
8 7 (4.35%) RESTful
9 5 (3.11%) CSS
9 5 (3.11%) Ajax
10 4 (2.48%) WCF
10 4 (2.48%) Django
10 4 (2.48%) Apache Flex
10 4 (2.48%) Spring
10 4 (2.48%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.86%) XSD
11 3 (1.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.04%) Mathematics
2 19 (11.80%) Computer Science
3 18 (11.18%) Client/Server
4 10 (6.21%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.97%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.35%) Video on Demand
7 6 (3.73%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.48%) Grid Computing
8 4 (2.48%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.86%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.86%) iPad
10 2 (1.24%) iPhone
10 2 (1.24%) Open Source
10 2 (1.24%) Social Network
10 2 (1.24%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.62%) Replication
11 1 (0.62%) Animation
11 1 (0.62%) Machine Learning
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.50%) Linux
2 31 (19.25%) Windows
3 25 (15.53%) UNIX
4 18 (11.18%) Android
5 14 (8.70%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.48%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.24%) Debian
8 1 (0.62%) VMS
8 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.62%) CentOS
8 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (45.96%) Test Automation
3 55 (34.16%) BDD
4 41 (25.47%) Automation Testing
5 39 (24.22%) Scrum
6 38 (23.60%) OO
7 35 (21.74%) TDD
7 35 (21.74%) Test Scripting
8 33 (20.50%) Test Strategy
9 32 (19.88%) Automated Testing
10 25 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (13.66%) Analytics
11 22 (13.66%) Software Engineering
12 16 (9.94%) RAD
13 15 (9.32%) E-Commerce
13 15 (9.32%) Software Testing
13 15 (9.32%) User Stories
14 13 (8.07%) Manual Testing
15 9 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (4.97%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 76 (47.20%) Java
2 61 (37.89%) SQL
3 48 (29.81%) C#
4 39 (24.22%) JavaScript
5 37 (22.98%) Python
6 23 (14.29%) PHP
7 22 (13.66%) Ruby
8 9 (5.59%) Perl
8 9 (5.59%) C++
9 6 (3.73%) VBScript
10 4 (2.48%) C
11 3 (1.86%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.86%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.86%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.24%) Lua
13 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.62%) VB
13 1 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (30.43%) Degree
2 12 (7.45%) ISEB
3 5 (3.11%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (72.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.86%) Puppet
2 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.24%) Ansible
3 1 (0.62%) Nagios
3 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.97%) Oracle
3 3 (1.86%) JBoss
3 3 (1.86%) VMware
4 2 (1.24%) HP
5 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
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