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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 523 567 530
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -37
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 84 80 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 75 71 62
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,200 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.64% +6.25%
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
40103 42659 41747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.90% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33809 35111 35345
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +25 29 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Hammersmith - 4 £36,750 -
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 109 (68.55%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (66.04%) Selenium
3 87 (54.72%) Java
4 83 (52.20%) Test Automation
4 83 (52.20%) Cucumber
5 82 (51.57%) BDD
6 79 (49.69%) WebDriver
7 70 (44.03%) QA
8 66 (41.51%) SQL
9 51 (32.08%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (32.08%) Automation Testing
10 50 (31.45%) Finance
10 50 (31.45%) Scrum
10 50 (31.45%) Ruby
11 47 (29.56%) TDD
12 43 (27.04%) Linux
13 41 (25.79%) C#
13 41 (25.79%) JIRA
13 41 (25.79%) Git (software)
14 36 (22.64%) Jenkins
15 33 (20.75%) JavaScript
15 33 (20.75%) Python
16 30 (18.87%) RESTful
17 26 (16.35%) Test Scripting
18 25 (15.72%) Web Services
19 20 (12.58%) Bash Shell
20 19 (11.95%) Calabash
20 19 (11.95%) Windows
20 19 (11.95%) Computer Science
21 18 (11.32%) TeamCity

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (10.06%) Confluence
2 10 (6.29%) Node.js
3 5 (3.14%) Apache
4 4 (2.52%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.26%) IIS
5 2 (1.26%) WordPress
6 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.63%) uiautomator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.77%) GitHub
2 4 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.52%) MPLS
2 3 (1.89%) HTTP
3 2 (1.26%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.66%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.03%) Redis
2 8 (5.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (5.03%) Amazon Redshift
2 8 (5.03%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.40%) MySQL
4 2 (1.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 105 (66.04%) Selenium
2 83 (52.20%) Cucumber
3 79 (49.69%) WebDriver
4 41 (25.79%) Git (software)
4 41 (25.79%) JIRA
5 36 (22.64%) Jenkins
6 19 (11.95%) Calabash
7 18 (11.32%) TeamCity
8 17 (10.69%) Hudson
9 16 (10.06%) Bugzilla
10 15 (9.43%) JUnit
11 14 (8.81%) SpecFlow
12 13 (8.18%) Subversion
13 12 (7.55%) Selenium IDE
14 11 (6.92%) NUnit
15 10 (6.29%) Visual Studio
15 10 (6.29%) Gradle
16 8 (5.03%) Firebug
17 7 (4.40%) RSpec
17 7 (4.40%) JBehave
General
1 50 (31.45%) Finance
2 17 (10.69%) Games
3 14 (8.81%) Banking
3 14 (8.81%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.92%) Retail
5 6 (3.77%) Online Betting
6 4 (2.52%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.89%) Back Office
8 2 (1.26%) Law
9 1 (0.63%) Advertising
9 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.87%) RESTful
2 25 (15.72%) Web Services
3 17 (10.69%) XML
4 14 (8.81%) Gherkin
5 12 (7.55%) .NET
6 9 (5.66%) JSON
7 5 (3.14%) HTML
7 5 (3.14%) REST
7 5 (3.14%) CSS
7 5 (3.14%) MCollective
8 4 (2.52%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (1.89%) SOAP
9 3 (1.89%) XSD
9 3 (1.89%) XSLT
9 3 (1.89%) Spring
10 2 (1.26%) jQuery
11 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.63%) D3.js
11 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.95%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.29%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.03%) Open Source
3 8 (5.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (5.03%) Mobile Banking
4 7 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.52%) Social Media
6 3 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.26%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.26%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.26%) Social Network
8 1 (0.63%) DTV
8 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (27.04%) Linux
2 19 (11.95%) Windows
3 15 (9.43%) UNIX
4 9 (5.66%) Apple iOS
5 8 (5.03%) Ubuntu
6 7 (4.40%) Android
6 7 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.14%) CentOS
8 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.26%) Fedora
9 2 (1.26%) Solaris
10 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (68.55%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (52.20%) Test Automation
3 82 (51.57%) BDD
4 51 (32.08%) Automation Testing
4 51 (32.08%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (31.45%) Scrum
6 47 (29.56%) TDD
7 26 (16.35%) Test Scripting
8 17 (10.69%) Software Engineering
9 15 (9.43%) Automated Testing
9 15 (9.43%) OO
9 15 (9.43%) E-Commerce
10 14 (8.81%) Web Testing
11 13 (8.18%) Manual Testing
11 13 (8.18%) DevOps
12 10 (6.29%) Performance Testing
13 9 (5.66%) Configuration Management
13 9 (5.66%) Network Architecture
14 8 (5.03%) Regression Testing
14 8 (5.03%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (54.72%) Java
2 66 (41.51%) SQL
3 50 (31.45%) Ruby
4 41 (25.79%) C#
5 33 (20.75%) JavaScript
5 33 (20.75%) Python
6 20 (12.58%) Bash Shell
7 17 (10.69%) Perl
8 7 (4.40%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.40%) Scala
9 4 (2.52%) Tcl
10 3 (1.89%) Groovy
11 2 (1.26%) R
11 2 (1.26%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.26%) Korn
12 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (8.81%) ISEB
2 9 (5.66%) Degree
3 8 (5.03%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.40%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.77%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (44.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (8.81%) Puppet
2 3 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.89%) Nagios
3 2 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.63%) Cacti
4 1 (0.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (2.52%) HP
1 4 (2.52%) Atlassian
2 3 (1.89%) Cerillion
2 3 (1.89%) SolarWinds
2 3 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.26%) Sony
3 2 (1.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.26%) Google
4 1 (0.63%) Teradata
4 1 (0.63%) Splunk
4 1 (0.63%) ArcSight
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago