The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 492 497 585
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +88
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 103 167 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.40% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 84 146 64
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £42,500 £38,600
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £70,000 £65,350
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
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
33643 41995 43834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.88% 96.23% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28690 35684 37222
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Automation Engineer in the job title.

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 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +37 11 £62,500 -3.84% 3
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Automation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 87 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (42.19%) Python
3 76 (39.58%) Linux
4 74 (38.54%) QA
5 72 (37.50%) Java
6 59 (30.73%) Windows
7 55 (28.65%) Selenium
8 54 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (24.48%) Test Automation
10 45 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
10 45 (23.44%) DevOps
11 42 (21.88%) Finance
12 40 (20.83%) Scrum
13 36 (18.75%) BDD
14 35 (18.23%) Git (software)
14 35 (18.23%) Perl
14 35 (18.23%) Opscode Chef
15 33 (17.19%) Jenkins
16 32 (16.67%) JavaScript
17 31 (16.15%) Cucumber
17 31 (16.15%) Mobile App
17 31 (16.15%) QA Automation
18 30 (15.63%) Mentoring
18 30 (15.63%) Puppet
19 29 (15.10%) C#
19 29 (15.10%) Automated Testing
20 28 (14.58%) Appium
20 28 (14.58%) Ruby
21 27 (14.06%) Configuration Management
21 27 (14.06%) Ansible

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.17%) IIS
2 2 (1.04%) Confluence
2 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.52%) CMS
3 1 (0.52%) JBoss
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 45 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.73%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (4.17%) Office 365
5 5 (2.60%) SaaS
6 2 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.04%) GitHub
6 2 (1.04%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.52%) IaaS
7 1 (0.52%) PaaS
7 1 (0.52%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.29%) DNS
3 13 (6.77%) Firewall
4 12 (6.25%) DHCP
5 5 (2.60%) Internet
6 3 (1.56%) HTTP
7 2 (1.04%) Multicast
7 2 (1.04%) VPN
8 1 (0.52%) LAN
8 1 (0.52%) SMTP
8 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.25%) MySQL
2 10 (5.21%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.08%) Big Data
5 3 (1.56%) HBase
6 2 (1.04%) MS Access
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 55 (28.65%) Selenium
2 35 (18.23%) Git (software)
3 33 (17.19%) Jenkins
4 31 (16.15%) Cucumber
5 28 (14.58%) Appium
6 22 (11.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (11.46%) WebDriver
7 16 (8.33%) JMeter
7 16 (8.33%) SpecFlow
8 15 (7.81%) Hudson
9 14 (7.29%) Visual Studio
10 7 (3.65%) Gatling
10 7 (3.65%) JIRA
10 7 (3.65%) JUnit
11 6 (3.13%) Calabash
11 6 (3.13%) LoadRunner
11 6 (3.13%) RSpec
12 4 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (2.08%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.56%) TestLink
General
1 42 (21.88%) Finance
2 9 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.13%) Marketing
4 5 (2.60%) Retail
5 3 (1.56%) Banking
5 3 (1.56%) Billing
5 3 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.04%) Back Office
6 2 (1.04%) Front Office
6 2 (1.04%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Automotive
7 1 (0.52%) French Language
7 1 (0.52%) German Language
7 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.33%) .NET
2 11 (5.73%) Web Services
3 9 (4.69%) HTML
4 8 (4.17%) Gherkin
5 5 (2.60%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (2.08%) HTML5
6 4 (2.08%) JSON
6 4 (2.08%) Node.js
6 4 (2.08%) REST
6 4 (2.08%) SOAP
7 3 (1.56%) CSS
7 3 (1.56%) React
7 3 (1.56%) XML
8 2 (1.04%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.04%) J2EE
9 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.52%) Behat
9 1 (0.52%) JMS
9 1 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.15%) Mobile App
2 22 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.17%) Fintech
3 8 (4.17%) User Experience
4 7 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.60%) Physics
5 5 (2.60%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.08%) EMC VNX
6 4 (2.08%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.56%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.56%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.04%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (1.04%) Derivative
8 2 (1.04%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (1.04%) Robotics
8 2 (1.04%) Social Media
8 2 (1.04%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 76 (39.58%) Linux
2 59 (30.73%) Windows
3 18 (9.38%) Android
3 18 (9.38%) Apple iOS
4 16 (8.33%) Unix
4 16 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.52%) CentOS
8 1 (0.52%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.52%) SUSE
8 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
3 47 (24.48%) Test Automation
4 45 (23.44%) DevOps
5 40 (20.83%) Scrum
6 36 (18.75%) BDD
7 31 (16.15%) QA Automation
8 30 (15.63%) Mentoring
9 29 (15.10%) Automated Testing
10 27 (14.06%) Configuration Management
11 23 (11.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (11.98%) Project Management
12 21 (10.94%) Manual Testing
12 21 (10.94%) TDD
13 18 (9.38%) Open Source
14 17 (8.85%) Test Strategy
15 16 (8.33%) Regression Testing
16 13 (6.77%) Automation Testing
16 13 (6.77%) Exploratory Testing
16 13 (6.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (42.19%) Python
2 72 (37.50%) Java
3 35 (18.23%) Perl
4 32 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 29 (15.10%) C#
6 28 (14.58%) Ruby
7 25 (13.02%) Bash Shell
8 24 (12.50%) PowerShell
9 19 (9.90%) C++
10 13 (6.77%) SQL
11 5 (2.60%) Go
12 4 (2.08%) VBScript
13 3 (1.56%) Scala
14 2 (1.04%) PHP
14 2 (1.04%) VB
14 2 (1.04%) VBA
14 2 (1.04%) VC++
15 1 (0.52%) Clojure
15 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (13.02%) Degree
2 6 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.60%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.08%) MCSE
4 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.04%) ISEB
6 1 (0.52%) PhD
6 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (38.54%) QA
2 3 (1.56%) SDET
3 2 (1.04%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.21%) Docker
3 10 (5.21%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.65%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.04%) vSphere
7 1 (0.52%) LXC
7 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (18.23%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (15.63%) Puppet
3 27 (14.06%) Ansible
4 12 (6.25%) SCCM
5 10 (5.21%) Terraform
6 8 (4.17%) SCVMM
7 5 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.56%) Salt
9 2 (1.04%) Kibana
9 2 (1.04%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (1.04%) WMI
9 2 (1.04%) WSUS
10 1 (0.52%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.52%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.52%) Nagios
10 1 (0.52%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.52%) SCOM
10 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (9.90%) VMware
2 12 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.21%) Perforce
4 8 (4.17%) Cognizant
4 8 (4.17%) HP
4 8 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.13%) Splunk
6 5 (2.60%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.08%) AppDynamics
7 4 (2.08%) EMC
8 3 (1.56%) Cisco
9 2 (1.04%) Google
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle
9 2 (1.04%) Qualys
9 2 (1.04%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.52%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.52%) hybris
10 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.52%) Vyatta
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits Package (Pension, Bonus etc)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 100,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ABILITY Resorucing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits, Options
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £75,000 + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + good bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago