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

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 553 553 484
Rank change year-on-year
0 -69
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 77 78 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 70 68 116
Average salary £52,500 £51,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £85,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
42493 42613 43920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.80% 93.98% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 36094 35527 37814
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,000
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 20 November 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 November 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 +14 20 £52,500 - 5
Hammersmith - 3 £27,500 -
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 161 (67.36%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (66.11%) QA
3 140 (58.58%) BDD
4 129 (53.97%) Selenium
5 104 (43.51%) Cucumber
6 103 (43.10%) Java
7 102 (42.68%) Test Automation
8 87 (36.40%) Ruby
9 85 (35.56%) TDD
10 79 (33.05%) Automation Testing
11 71 (29.71%) SQL
11 71 (29.71%) Test Scripting
12 70 (29.29%) WebDriver
13 67 (28.03%) Finance
14 66 (27.62%) Linux
15 63 (26.36%) Scrum
16 59 (24.69%) Python
17 57 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
18 49 (20.50%) C#
19 47 (19.67%) Degree
19 47 (19.67%) JIRA
20 46 (19.25%) UNIX
21 43 (17.99%) Jenkins
22 41 (17.15%) Hudson
23 40 (16.74%) JavaScript
24 39 (16.32%) Software Engineering
24 39 (16.32%) User Stories
25 35 (14.64%) Test Strategy
26 34 (14.23%) Regression Testing
27 33 (13.81%) E-Commerce

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 12 (5.02%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.51%) Apache
2 6 (2.51%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.09%) nginx
4 3 (1.26%) CMS
5 1 (0.42%) Drupal
5 1 (0.42%) Mule
5 1 (0.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (5.02%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.18%) SaaS
2 7 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.67%) GitHub
4 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.35%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.09%) SNMP
3 4 (1.67%) HTTP
3 4 (1.67%) DNS
4 2 (0.84%) Internet
4 2 (0.84%) LDAP
4 2 (0.84%) Firewall
4 2 (0.84%) SSH
5 1 (0.42%) SMS
5 1 (0.42%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.93%) Hadoop
2 5 (2.09%) HBase
3 4 (1.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.67%) MySQL
4 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.84%) Big Data
5 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.42%) SSDT
6 1 (0.42%) OLAP
6 1 (0.42%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 129 (53.97%) Selenium
2 104 (43.51%) Cucumber
3 70 (29.29%) WebDriver
4 47 (19.67%) JIRA
5 43 (17.99%) Jenkins
6 41 (17.15%) Hudson
7 24 (10.04%) SpecFlow
7 24 (10.04%) Calabash
8 21 (8.79%) QuickTest Pro
9 20 (8.37%) TeamCity
10 18 (7.53%) JUnit
10 18 (7.53%) Bugzilla
11 16 (6.69%) Subversion
11 16 (6.69%) JMeter
12 13 (5.44%) JBehave
12 13 (5.44%) Maven
13 12 (5.02%) PHPUnit
14 10 (4.18%) Capybara
15 9 (3.77%) Gradle
15 9 (3.77%) Git (software)
General
1 67 (28.03%) Finance
2 17 (7.11%) Games
3 12 (5.02%) Retail
4 9 (3.77%) Banking
4 9 (3.77%) Publishing
5 5 (2.09%) Back Office
6 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.26%) Advertising
7 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.84%) Marketing
9 1 (0.42%) German Language
9 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.42%) Turkish Language
9 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.13%) RESTful
2 24 (10.04%) Gherkin
3 17 (7.11%) J2EE
4 15 (6.28%) HTML
4 15 (6.28%) SOAP
4 15 (6.28%) Web Services
5 8 (3.35%) HTML5
6 6 (2.51%) REST
6 6 (2.51%) CSS
7 5 (2.09%) XML
8 4 (1.67%) .NET
8 4 (1.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 4 (1.67%) Django
9 3 (1.26%) FFmpeg
9 3 (1.26%) Backbone.js
9 3 (1.26%) Memcached
9 3 (1.26%) Sinatra
10 2 (0.84%) Stripes Framework
10 2 (0.84%) LAMP
10 2 (0.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.39%) Open Source
2 22 (9.21%) Mobile App
3 18 (7.53%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.02%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.51%) User Experience
7 5 (2.09%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.26%) Physics
9 3 (1.26%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.26%) iPad
9 3 (1.26%) iPhone
10 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.84%) Social Media
10 2 (0.84%) Spread Betting
10 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.42%) STB
11 1 (0.42%) DTV
11 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 66 (27.62%) Linux
2 46 (19.25%) UNIX
3 26 (10.88%) Windows
4 17 (7.11%) Android
5 16 (6.69%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.09%) CentOS
6 5 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.09%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.84%) AIX
8 2 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (67.36%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (58.58%) BDD
3 102 (42.68%) Test Automation
4 85 (35.56%) TDD
5 79 (33.05%) Automation Testing
6 71 (29.71%) Test Scripting
7 63 (26.36%) Scrum
8 57 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (16.32%) User Stories
9 39 (16.32%) Software Engineering
10 35 (14.64%) Test Strategy
11 34 (14.23%) Regression Testing
12 33 (13.81%) E-Commerce
13 30 (12.55%) Automated Testing
14 23 (9.62%) DevOps
15 20 (8.37%) OO
16 12 (5.02%) Manual Testing
16 12 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (4.18%) Integration Testing
17 10 (4.18%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (43.10%) Java
2 87 (36.40%) Ruby
3 71 (29.71%) SQL
4 59 (24.69%) Python
5 49 (20.50%) C#
6 40 (16.74%) JavaScript
7 31 (12.97%) Bash Shell
8 26 (10.88%) Perl
9 24 (10.04%) PHP
10 16 (6.69%) Shell Script
10 16 (6.69%) PowerShell
11 15 (6.28%) Tcl
12 7 (2.93%) C
13 6 (2.51%) C++
14 5 (2.09%) AWK
14 5 (2.09%) sed
15 3 (1.26%) Scala
15 3 (1.26%) Groovy
16 2 (0.84%) Korn
16 2 (0.84%) F#
Qualifications
1 47 (19.67%) Degree
2 19 (7.95%) ISEB
3 6 (2.51%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.67%) PhD
5 3 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.42%) CISSP
7 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (66.11%) QA
2 3 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.93%) vSphere
1 7 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.26%) Gluster
2 3 (1.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.84%) NFS
3 2 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.42%) XenServer
4 1 (0.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 28 (11.72%) Puppet
2 21 (8.79%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.93%) Ansible
4 6 (2.51%) Salt
5 5 (2.09%) Opsview
6 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 8 (3.35%) VMware
2 7 (2.93%) Red Hat
3 5 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.09%) Oracle
4 4 (1.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.26%) Cerillion
6 2 (0.84%) Veritas
6 2 (0.84%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.42%) Teradata
7 1 (0.42%) Zend
7 1 (0.42%) Facebook
7 1 (0.42%) HP
7 1 (0.42%) Informatica
7 1 (0.42%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago