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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 531 558 491
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -67
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 77 57 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.13% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.14% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 74 50 105
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
38776 40118 42976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.85% 93.84% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32989 32860 37014
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +9 20 £50,000 -9.90% 10
Hammersmith - 3 £36,500 -
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 125 (70.62%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (63.84%) Selenium
3 105 (59.32%) BDD
4 100 (56.50%) QA
5 93 (52.54%) Java
6 90 (50.85%) Cucumber
7 86 (48.59%) Test Automation
8 78 (44.07%) WebDriver
9 62 (35.03%) Automation Testing
10 60 (33.90%) Scrum
11 59 (33.33%) TDD
11 59 (33.33%) SQL
12 50 (28.25%) Finance
12 50 (28.25%) Ruby
13 49 (27.68%) Continuous Integration
14 48 (27.12%) JIRA
15 45 (25.42%) Test Scripting
16 43 (24.29%) Linux
17 41 (23.16%) Python
18 38 (21.47%) C#
18 38 (21.47%) Jenkins
19 32 (18.08%) JavaScript
20 31 (17.51%) UNIX
21 30 (16.95%) RESTful
22 29 (16.38%) Git (software)
23 27 (15.25%) Automated Testing
23 27 (15.25%) Software Engineering
24 26 (14.69%) Computer Science
24 26 (14.69%) Hudson
25 24 (13.56%) Perl

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (7.34%) Confluence
2 9 (5.08%) Node.js
3 7 (3.95%) Apache
4 4 (2.26%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.69%) nginx
6 1 (0.56%) uiautomator
6 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Drupal
6 1 (0.56%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Magento
2 2 (1.13%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.08%) SaaS
2 4 (2.26%) GitHub
2 4 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.26%) MPLS
2 2 (1.13%) HTTP
2 2 (1.13%) DNS
2 2 (1.13%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) DSL
3 1 (0.56%) Firewall
3 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.21%) NoSQL
2 8 (4.52%) Redis
2 8 (4.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (4.52%) Amazon Redshift
2 8 (4.52%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.39%) MySQL
4 2 (1.13%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.56%) OLAP
5 1 (0.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 113 (63.84%) Selenium
2 90 (50.85%) Cucumber
3 78 (44.07%) WebDriver
4 48 (27.12%) JIRA
5 38 (21.47%) Jenkins
6 29 (16.38%) Git (software)
7 26 (14.69%) Hudson
8 23 (12.99%) Bugzilla
9 22 (12.43%) TeamCity
10 20 (11.30%) SpecFlow
11 17 (9.60%) Calabash
12 16 (9.04%) Selenium IDE
13 12 (6.78%) Subversion
14 11 (6.21%) JUnit
15 9 (5.08%) QuickTest Pro
15 9 (5.08%) Gradle
16 8 (4.52%) JBehave
17 7 (3.95%) FitNesse
17 7 (3.95%) Firebug
18 6 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 50 (28.25%) Finance
2 15 (8.47%) Games
3 11 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.08%) Retail
5 8 (4.52%) Banking
6 5 (2.82%) Online Betting
7 4 (2.26%) Back Office
8 3 (1.69%) Advertising
8 3 (1.69%) Publishing
9 2 (1.13%) Marketing
10 1 (0.56%) German Language
10 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.56%) Turkish Language
10 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.95%) RESTful
2 22 (12.43%) Web Services
3 12 (6.78%) Gherkin
4 10 (5.65%) HTML
5 9 (5.08%) XML
6 6 (3.39%) JSON
7 5 (2.82%) CSS
8 4 (2.26%) J2EE
8 4 (2.26%) HTML5
8 4 (2.26%) REST
8 4 (2.26%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (1.69%) SOAP
9 3 (1.69%) XSLT
9 3 (1.69%) Django
10 2 (1.13%) jQuery
10 2 (1.13%) LAMP
10 2 (1.13%) .NET
10 2 (1.13%) Stripes Framework
11 1 (0.56%) Flash
11 1 (0.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.69%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.91%) Open Source
3 11 (6.21%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.82%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (2.82%) User Experience
6 5 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.26%) Social Media
8 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.69%) Social Network
9 2 (1.13%) Spread Betting
9 2 (1.13%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.13%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.56%) STB
10 1 (0.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 43 (24.29%) Linux
2 31 (17.51%) UNIX
3 22 (12.43%) Windows
4 8 (4.52%) Android
4 8 (4.52%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (70.62%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (59.32%) BDD
3 86 (48.59%) Test Automation
4 62 (35.03%) Automation Testing
5 60 (33.90%) Scrum
6 59 (33.33%) TDD
7 49 (27.68%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (25.42%) Test Scripting
9 27 (15.25%) Automated Testing
9 27 (15.25%) Software Engineering
10 20 (11.30%) E-Commerce
11 17 (9.60%) Performance Testing
11 17 (9.60%) User Stories
12 15 (8.47%) Regression Testing
13 14 (7.91%) Web Testing
14 13 (7.34%) Test Strategy
14 13 (7.34%) OO
15 11 (6.21%) Software Testing
15 11 (6.21%) Manual Testing
16 8 (4.52%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 93 (52.54%) Java
2 59 (33.33%) SQL
3 50 (28.25%) Ruby
4 41 (23.16%) Python
5 38 (21.47%) C#
6 32 (18.08%) JavaScript
7 24 (13.56%) Perl
8 23 (12.99%) Bash Shell
9 12 (6.78%) PowerShell
10 10 (5.65%) Tcl
11 7 (3.95%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.95%) PHP
12 6 (3.39%) Scala
13 4 (2.26%) Groovy
14 3 (1.69%) C
14 3 (1.69%) C++
15 2 (1.13%) SPARQL
15 2 (1.13%) R
16 1 (0.56%) ActionScript 3.0
16 1 (0.56%) Lua
Qualifications
1 20 (11.30%) Degree
2 17 (9.60%) ISEB
3 7 (3.95%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.13%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) CISSP
6 1 (0.56%) HND
6 1 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (56.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) vSphere
1 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (9.04%) Puppet
2 6 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.26%) Ansible
4 3 (1.69%) Salt
5 2 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 4 (2.26%) HP
2 3 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (1.69%) VMware
2 3 (1.69%) Cerillion
3 2 (1.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.13%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.13%) Google
3 2 (1.13%) Sony
4 1 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.56%) Zend
4 1 (0.56%) Teradata
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