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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 466 546 557
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 162 71 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 141 63 73
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
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
43717 42131 48841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.39% 93.54% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36551 35326 42450
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(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 +13 33 £50,000 -6.97% 7
Canary Wharf +11 2 £65,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £27,500 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £52,500 -
Croydon - 1 £47,500 - 1
Wembley - 1 £53,000 -
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 213 (72.95%) QA
2 155 (53.08%) Selenium
3 143 (48.97%) BDD
4 134 (45.89%) Test Automation
5 120 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
6 116 (39.73%) Cucumber
7 109 (37.33%) Java
8 95 (32.53%) Ruby
9 89 (30.48%) Finance
10 86 (29.45%) Linux
11 85 (29.11%) SQL
12 84 (28.77%) TDD
13 78 (26.71%) Degree
14 76 (26.03%) WebDriver
15 75 (25.68%) Automation Testing
16 70 (23.97%) Scrum
17 69 (23.63%) C#
18 65 (22.26%) Python
19 64 (21.92%) Test Scripting
20 63 (21.58%) Continuous Integration
21 62 (21.23%) UNIX
22 57 (19.52%) Test Strategy
23 48 (16.44%) JavaScript
23 48 (16.44%) Software Engineering
24 44 (15.07%) JIRA
24 44 (15.07%) Jenkins
25 42 (14.38%) User Stories
26 41 (14.04%) Hudson
26 41 (14.04%) Regression Testing
27 39 (13.36%) PHP

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 15 (5.14%) Tomcat
2 11 (3.77%) Apache
3 7 (2.40%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.37%) Node.js
4 4 (1.37%) nginx
5 3 (1.03%) Confluence
5 3 (1.03%) CMS
6 1 (0.34%) Drupal
6 1 (0.34%) Mule
6 1 (0.34%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (4.79%) Magento
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.05%) SaaS
4 5 (1.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.79%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.40%) SNMP
3 6 (2.05%) HTTP
4 4 (1.37%) DNS
5 2 (0.68%) Internet
5 2 (0.68%) LDAP
5 2 (0.68%) Firewall
5 2 (0.68%) SSH
6 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.34%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.82%) MySQL
3 10 (3.42%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.40%) HBase
5 6 (2.05%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.05%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.03%) Redis
6 3 (1.03%) Big Data
6 3 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.34%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.34%) OLAP
7 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.34%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 155 (53.08%) Selenium
2 116 (39.73%) Cucumber
3 76 (26.03%) WebDriver
4 44 (15.07%) JIRA
4 44 (15.07%) Jenkins
5 41 (14.04%) Hudson
6 31 (10.62%) SpecFlow
7 24 (8.22%) QuickTest Pro
8 21 (7.19%) Maven
9 20 (6.85%) JUnit
10 19 (6.51%) Subversion
11 18 (6.16%) JMeter
11 18 (6.16%) TeamCity
11 18 (6.16%) Calabash
12 15 (5.14%) PHPUnit
13 14 (4.79%) JBehave
13 14 (4.79%) WATIR
14 13 (4.45%) WinRunner
14 13 (4.45%) TestComplete
14 13 (4.45%) Ranorex
General
1 89 (30.48%) Finance
2 21 (7.19%) Games
3 18 (6.16%) Retail
4 16 (5.48%) Back Office
5 13 (4.45%) Marketing
6 10 (3.42%) Publishing
7 6 (2.05%) Banking
8 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
9 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.34%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.01%) .NET
1 38 (13.01%) Web Services
2 31 (10.62%) Gherkin
3 28 (9.59%) SOAP
4 24 (8.22%) RESTful
5 21 (7.19%) J2EE
6 19 (6.51%) .NET Framework
7 15 (5.14%) HTML
8 12 (4.11%) REST
9 9 (3.08%) XML
10 8 (2.74%) HTML5
11 7 (2.40%) JSON
12 6 (2.05%) Apache Flex
13 5 (1.71%) WCF
13 5 (1.71%) CSS
13 5 (1.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 5 (1.71%) Django
14 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET
14 4 (1.37%) Ajax
15 3 (1.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.64%) Open Source
2 30 (10.27%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.16%) Mathematics
4 17 (5.82%) Mobile App
5 15 (5.14%) Client/Server
6 13 (4.45%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.40%) Video on Demand
8 5 (1.71%) iPad
9 4 (1.37%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.37%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.37%) iPhone
10 3 (1.03%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.03%) Physics
11 2 (0.68%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.68%) Spread Betting
11 2 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.34%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.34%) Animation
12 1 (0.34%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 86 (29.45%) Linux
2 62 (21.23%) UNIX
3 35 (11.99%) Windows
4 24 (8.22%) Android
5 22 (7.53%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.40%) Ubuntu
6 7 (2.40%) CentOS
6 7 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.37%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.68%) AIX
8 2 (0.68%) Solaris
9 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (48.97%) BDD
2 134 (45.89%) Test Automation
3 120 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (28.77%) TDD
5 75 (25.68%) Automation Testing
6 70 (23.97%) Scrum
7 64 (21.92%) Test Scripting
8 63 (21.58%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (19.52%) Test Strategy
10 48 (16.44%) Software Engineering
11 42 (14.38%) User Stories
12 41 (14.04%) Regression Testing
13 39 (13.36%) E-Commerce
14 35 (11.99%) OO
15 34 (11.64%) Automated Testing
16 31 (10.62%) DevOps
17 17 (5.82%) Analytics
18 16 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (5.48%) Software Testing
19 15 (5.14%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (37.33%) Java
2 95 (32.53%) Ruby
3 85 (29.11%) SQL
4 69 (23.63%) C#
5 65 (22.26%) Python
6 48 (16.44%) JavaScript
7 39 (13.36%) PHP
8 25 (8.56%) Perl
9 22 (7.53%) Bash Shell
10 15 (5.14%) Tcl
10 15 (5.14%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.08%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.74%) C++
13 7 (2.40%) AWK
13 7 (2.40%) sed
13 7 (2.40%) Scala
14 5 (1.71%) C
14 5 (1.71%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.71%) VBScript
14 5 (1.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (26.71%) Degree
2 25 (8.56%) ISEB
3 6 (2.05%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.37%) PhD
4 4 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (72.95%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.40%) vSphere
1 7 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.03%) Gluster
4 2 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.68%) NFS
5 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.34%) XenServer
5 1 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (7.88%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (7.53%) Puppet
3 8 (2.74%) Ansible
4 7 (2.40%) Salt
4 7 (2.40%) Opsview
5 4 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (6.16%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.79%) Oracle
3 13 (4.45%) VMware
4 9 (3.08%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.03%) HP
6 2 (0.68%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.68%) Veritas
7 1 (0.34%) Zend
7 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.34%) Facebook
7 1 (0.34%) JBoss
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco
7 1 (0.34%) Informatica
7 1 (0.34%) MicroStrategy
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