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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 492 533 535
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 131 83 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 111 76 89
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 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,750 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.28%
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
42318 41556 47711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.52% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35350 34882 41364
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 £77,500 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +20 28 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Hammersmith - 3 £27,500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £65,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £52,500 -
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 208 (71.97%) QA
2 198 (68.51%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (51.56%) Selenium
4 147 (50.87%) BDD
5 135 (46.71%) Test Automation
6 117 (40.48%) Cucumber
7 109 (37.72%) Java
8 98 (33.91%) Ruby
9 91 (31.49%) Finance
10 85 (29.41%) SQL
11 84 (29.07%) Linux
11 84 (29.07%) TDD
12 77 (26.64%) Automation Testing
13 73 (25.26%) Degree
13 73 (25.26%) WebDriver
14 70 (24.22%) Test Scripting
15 69 (23.88%) Scrum
16 64 (22.15%) C#
17 63 (21.80%) UNIX
17 63 (21.80%) Python
17 63 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
18 54 (18.69%) Test Strategy
19 50 (17.30%) JIRA
20 49 (16.96%) JavaScript
20 49 (16.96%) Software Engineering
21 47 (16.26%) Jenkins
22 45 (15.57%) Hudson
23 44 (15.22%) User Stories
24 41 (14.19%) Regression Testing
25 39 (13.49%) E-Commerce

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 14 (4.84%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.77%) Apache
3 7 (2.42%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.38%) Node.js
4 4 (1.38%) nginx
5 3 (1.04%) Confluence
5 3 (1.04%) CMS
6 1 (0.35%) Drupal
6 1 (0.35%) Mule
6 1 (0.35%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (0.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (4.84%) Magento
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.77%) SaaS
4 4 (1.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.84%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.42%) SNMP
3 4 (1.38%) HTTP
3 4 (1.38%) DNS
4 2 (0.69%) LDAP
4 2 (0.69%) Firewall
4 2 (0.69%) SSH
5 1 (0.35%) SMS
5 1 (0.35%) Internet
5 1 (0.35%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.15%) MySQL
3 10 (3.46%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.42%) HBase
5 6 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.04%) Redis
6 3 (1.04%) Big Data
6 3 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.35%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.35%) OLAP
7 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.35%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 149 (51.56%) Selenium
2 117 (40.48%) Cucumber
3 73 (25.26%) WebDriver
4 50 (17.30%) JIRA
5 47 (16.26%) Jenkins
6 45 (15.57%) Hudson
7 31 (10.73%) SpecFlow
8 24 (8.30%) QuickTest Pro
9 21 (7.27%) JUnit
9 21 (7.27%) JMeter
10 20 (6.92%) TeamCity
10 20 (6.92%) Calabash
11 19 (6.57%) Subversion
12 18 (6.23%) Maven
13 15 (5.19%) PHPUnit
14 14 (4.84%) WATIR
15 13 (4.50%) JBehave
15 13 (4.50%) Bugzilla
16 12 (4.15%) Capybara
17 10 (3.46%) Ranorex
General
1 91 (31.49%) Finance
2 24 (8.30%) Games
3 21 (7.27%) Retail
4 13 (4.50%) Back Office
5 11 (3.81%) Marketing
6 10 (3.46%) Publishing
7 7 (2.42%) Banking
8 3 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.69%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.35%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.76%) Web Services
2 30 (10.38%) Gherkin
3 27 (9.34%) RESTful
4 26 (9.00%) SOAP
5 25 (8.65%) .NET
6 20 (6.92%) J2EE
7 15 (5.19%) HTML
8 13 (4.50%) .NET Framework
9 10 (3.46%) REST
10 9 (3.11%) HTML5
10 9 (3.11%) XML
11 6 (2.08%) JSON
11 6 (2.08%) Apache Flex
12 5 (1.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 4 (1.38%) Django
13 4 (1.38%) Ajax
13 4 (1.38%) CSS
14 3 (1.04%) XSD
14 3 (1.04%) Middleware
14 3 (1.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.80%) Open Source
2 30 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (10.03%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.54%) Mobile App
5 15 (5.19%) Mathematics
6 13 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (3.81%) Client/Server
8 10 (3.46%) User Experience
9 4 (1.38%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.04%) Physics
10 3 (1.04%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.04%) iPhone
10 3 (1.04%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.04%) iPad
11 2 (0.69%) Spread Betting
11 2 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.35%) STB
12 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 84 (29.07%) Linux
2 63 (21.80%) UNIX
3 35 (12.11%) Windows
4 24 (8.30%) Android
5 23 (7.96%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.42%) Ubuntu
6 7 (2.42%) CentOS
6 7 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.38%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.69%) AIX
8 2 (0.69%) Solaris
9 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (68.51%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (50.87%) BDD
3 135 (46.71%) Test Automation
4 84 (29.07%) TDD
5 77 (26.64%) Automation Testing
6 70 (24.22%) Test Scripting
7 69 (23.88%) Scrum
8 63 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (18.69%) Test Strategy
10 49 (16.96%) Software Engineering
11 44 (15.22%) User Stories
12 41 (14.19%) Regression Testing
13 39 (13.49%) E-Commerce
14 33 (11.42%) Automated Testing
15 29 (10.03%) OO
16 27 (9.34%) DevOps
17 16 (5.54%) Software Testing
18 15 (5.19%) Integration Testing
19 14 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
19 14 (4.84%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (37.72%) Java
2 98 (33.91%) Ruby
3 85 (29.41%) SQL
4 64 (22.15%) C#
5 63 (21.80%) Python
6 49 (16.96%) JavaScript
7 37 (12.80%) PHP
8 27 (9.34%) Bash Shell
8 27 (9.34%) Perl
9 16 (5.54%) Tcl
9 16 (5.54%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.81%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.11%) C++
12 7 (2.42%) AWK
12 7 (2.42%) sed
12 7 (2.42%) Scala
13 6 (2.08%) C
14 5 (1.73%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.73%) VBScript
14 5 (1.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (25.26%) Degree
2 29 (10.03%) ISEB
3 7 (2.42%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.38%) PhD
4 4 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (71.97%) QA
2 3 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.42%) vSphere
1 7 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.04%) Gluster
4 2 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.69%) NFS
5 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) XenServer
5 1 (0.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 24 (8.30%) Puppet
2 22 (7.61%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.42%) Ansible
3 7 (2.42%) Opsview
4 6 (2.08%) Salt
5 4 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 13 (4.50%) Microsoft
1 13 (4.50%) VMware
2 11 (3.81%) Oracle
3 9 (3.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.04%) HP
5 2 (0.69%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.69%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.69%) Veritas
6 1 (0.35%) Facebook
6 1 (0.35%) Zend
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco
6 1 (0.35%) Informatica
6 1 (0.35%) MicroStrategy
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