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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Engineer
Rank 516 524 533
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 113 85 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 99 74 90
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
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
42755 41601 46281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.55% 93.60% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35687 34959 39975
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
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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 +8 23 £55,000 +10.00% 3
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 2 October 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.

1 192 (70.59%) QA
2 185 (68.01%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (51.84%) BDD
4 135 (49.63%) Selenium
5 124 (45.59%) Test Automation
6 116 (42.65%) Cucumber
7 102 (37.50%) Java
8 100 (36.76%) Ruby
9 83 (30.51%) Finance
10 82 (30.15%) TDD
11 81 (29.78%) Linux
12 79 (29.04%) SQL
13 77 (28.31%) Automation Testing
14 69 (25.37%) WebDriver
15 68 (25.00%) Test Scripting
16 66 (24.26%) Degree
17 65 (23.90%) Scrum
18 61 (22.43%) Python
19 60 (22.06%) UNIX
20 59 (21.69%) C#
21 55 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
22 48 (17.65%) Test Strategy
23 47 (17.28%) JIRA
23 47 (17.28%) Software Engineering
24 46 (16.91%) JavaScript
25 43 (15.81%) Hudson
25 43 (15.81%) Jenkins
26 41 (15.07%) User Stories
27 40 (14.71%) Regression Testing
28 38 (13.97%) E-Commerce

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (5.15%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.57%) OpenStack
3 6 (2.21%) Apache
4 5 (1.84%) nginx
5 4 (1.47%) Node.js
6 3 (1.10%) Confluence
6 3 (1.10%) CMS
7 2 (0.74%) uiautomator
8 1 (0.37%) Drupal
8 1 (0.37%) Mule
8 1 (0.37%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (0.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (4.78%) Magento
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.94%) SaaS
4 4 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.15%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.57%) SNMP
3 4 (1.47%) HTTP
3 4 (1.47%) DNS
4 2 (0.74%) LDAP
4 2 (0.74%) Firewall
4 2 (0.74%) SSH
5 1 (0.37%) SMS
5 1 (0.37%) Internet
5 1 (0.37%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.68%) Hadoop
2 10 (3.68%) MySQL
3 7 (2.57%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.57%) HBase
4 6 (2.21%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.10%) Redis
5 3 (1.10%) Big Data
5 3 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.37%) SSDT
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.37%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.37%) OLAP
7 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 135 (49.63%) Selenium
2 116 (42.65%) Cucumber
3 69 (25.37%) WebDriver
4 47 (17.28%) JIRA
5 43 (15.81%) Hudson
5 43 (15.81%) Jenkins
6 28 (10.29%) SpecFlow
7 22 (8.09%) QuickTest Pro
7 22 (8.09%) Calabash
8 21 (7.72%) JMeter
8 21 (7.72%) JUnit
9 16 (5.88%) Subversion
9 16 (5.88%) TeamCity
10 15 (5.51%) Maven
11 14 (5.15%) PHPUnit
12 13 (4.78%) Bugzilla
12 13 (4.78%) JBehave
13 12 (4.41%) WATIR
14 10 (3.68%) Capybara
15 8 (2.94%) Ranorex
General
1 83 (30.51%) Finance
2 22 (8.09%) Games
3 16 (5.88%) Retail
4 10 (3.68%) Publishing
5 9 (3.31%) Marketing
5 9 (3.31%) Back Office
6 7 (2.57%) Banking
7 3 (1.10%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.10%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
8 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.37%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.66%) Gherkin
2 28 (10.29%) RESTful
2 28 (10.29%) Web Services
3 23 (8.46%) SOAP
4 20 (7.35%) J2EE
5 17 (6.25%) .NET
6 14 (5.15%) HTML
7 9 (3.31%) .NET Framework
7 9 (3.31%) HTML5
8 7 (2.57%) REST
9 5 (1.84%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (1.84%) Apache Flex
9 5 (1.84%) XML
10 4 (1.47%) Django
11 3 (1.10%) Natural Language Processing
11 3 (1.10%) FFmpeg
11 3 (1.10%) Backbone.js
11 3 (1.10%) Memcached
11 3 (1.10%) Sinatra
11 3 (1.10%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.97%) Open Source
2 27 (9.93%) Computer Science
3 25 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (4.41%) Mathematics
7 10 (3.68%) User Experience
8 8 (2.94%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.10%) Physics
9 3 (1.10%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.10%) iPad
9 3 (1.10%) iPhone
10 2 (0.74%) Spread Betting
10 2 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.74%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.37%) STB
11 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.37%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 81 (29.78%) Linux
2 60 (22.06%) UNIX
3 32 (11.76%) Windows
4 18 (6.62%) Android
5 17 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.57%) Ubuntu
6 7 (2.57%) CentOS
6 7 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.74%) AIX
7 2 (0.74%) Solaris
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (68.01%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (51.84%) BDD
3 124 (45.59%) Test Automation
4 82 (30.15%) TDD
5 77 (28.31%) Automation Testing
6 68 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 65 (23.90%) Scrum
8 55 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (17.65%) Test Strategy
10 47 (17.28%) Software Engineering
11 41 (15.07%) User Stories
12 40 (14.71%) Regression Testing
13 38 (13.97%) E-Commerce
14 34 (12.50%) Automated Testing
15 27 (9.93%) DevOps
16 26 (9.56%) OO
17 14 (5.15%) Integration Testing
18 13 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
18 13 (4.78%) Performance Testing
19 11 (4.04%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (37.50%) Java
2 100 (36.76%) Ruby
3 79 (29.04%) SQL
4 61 (22.43%) Python
5 59 (21.69%) C#
6 46 (16.91%) JavaScript
7 32 (11.76%) PHP
8 28 (10.29%) Bash Shell
9 27 (9.93%) Perl
10 16 (5.88%) Tcl
10 16 (5.88%) Shell Script
11 12 (4.41%) PowerShell
12 9 (3.31%) C++
13 7 (2.57%) AWK
13 7 (2.57%) sed
13 7 (2.57%) Scala
14 6 (2.21%) C
15 4 (1.47%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.47%) VBScript
15 4 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 66 (24.26%) Degree
2 25 (9.19%) ISEB
3 7 (2.57%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.47%) PhD
5 2 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.37%) CISSP
6 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (70.59%) QA
2 3 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.57%) vSphere
1 7 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.10%) Gluster
4 2 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.74%) NFS
5 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.37%) XenServer
5 1 (0.37%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 26 (9.56%) Puppet
2 23 (8.46%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.57%) Ansible
3 7 (2.57%) Opsview
4 6 (2.21%) Salt
5 4 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 13 (4.78%) VMware
2 11 (4.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.31%) Oracle
3 9 (3.31%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.74%) JD Edwards
4 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.74%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.74%) Veritas
5 1 (0.37%) Facebook
5 1 (0.37%) Zend
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco
5 1 (0.37%) HP
5 1 (0.37%) Informatica
5 1 (0.37%) MicroStrategy
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