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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 485 472 552
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +80
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 143 159 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.34% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.36% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 127 136 69
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £42,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,250 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +10.00%
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
41652 44041 41257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.51% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35598 36801 34617
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +44 45 £56,250 +9.75% 5
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 142 (62.28%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (57.89%) Test Automation
3 118 (51.75%) Java
4 109 (47.81%) Selenium
5 96 (42.11%) Python
6 92 (40.35%) Cucumber
7 85 (37.28%) SQL
8 84 (36.84%) Linux
9 83 (36.40%) BDD
9 83 (36.40%) Ruby
10 81 (35.53%) WebDriver
11 79 (34.65%) Finance
12 75 (32.89%) QA
12 75 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
13 69 (30.26%) Git (software)
14 56 (24.56%) Jenkins
15 53 (23.25%) C#
16 50 (21.93%) Continuous Delivery
17 49 (21.49%) Windows
17 49 (21.49%) JUnit
17 49 (21.49%) JIRA
18 48 (21.05%) DevOps
19 45 (19.74%) Scrum
20 43 (18.86%) OO
21 39 (17.11%) Puppet
22 33 (14.47%) Degree
22 33 (14.47%) TDD
23 32 (14.04%) E-Commerce
24 31 (13.60%) Automated Testing
25 30 (13.16%) Software Engineering

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (7.46%) OpenStack
2 13 (5.70%) IIS
3 11 (4.82%) Apache
3 11 (4.82%) Tomcat
3 11 (4.82%) Confluence
4 5 (2.19%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.75%) CMS
6 3 (1.32%) Drupal
6 3 (1.32%) Node.js
6 3 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.88%) WordPress
8 1 (0.44%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.44%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.63%) SaaS
2 3 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.32%) GitHub
3 2 (0.88%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.44%) PaaS
4 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 15 (6.58%) SNMP
3 6 (2.63%) LAN
3 6 (2.63%) WAN
4 5 (2.19%) HTTP
4 5 (2.19%) DNS
5 4 (1.75%) Internet
6 3 (1.32%) SMTP
7 1 (0.44%) LDAP
7 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.44%) SSL
7 1 (0.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.02%) Hadoop
2 15 (6.58%) HBase
2 15 (6.58%) OpenTSDB
3 14 (6.14%) MySQL
4 13 (5.70%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.51%) Big Data
5 8 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.75%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.32%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.44%) SQLite
8 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 109 (47.81%) Selenium
2 92 (40.35%) Cucumber
3 81 (35.53%) WebDriver
4 69 (30.26%) Git (software)
5 56 (24.56%) Jenkins
6 49 (21.49%) JIRA
6 49 (21.49%) JUnit
7 27 (11.84%) FitNesse
7 27 (11.84%) Maven
8 23 (10.09%) Subversion
9 22 (9.65%) NUnit
9 22 (9.65%) WATIR
10 20 (8.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (7.89%) SpecFlow
12 16 (7.02%) Hudson
12 16 (7.02%) RSpec
12 16 (7.02%) JMeter
13 15 (6.58%) JBehave
14 12 (5.26%) Calabash
15 11 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 79 (34.65%) Finance
2 26 (11.40%) Banking
3 18 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 15 (6.58%) Online Betting
5 12 (5.26%) Games
6 9 (3.95%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.95%) Marketing
7 8 (3.51%) Retail
8 5 (2.19%) Law
9 3 (1.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.44%) Publishing
10 1 (0.44%) Front Office
10 1 (0.44%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.53%) Web Services
2 22 (9.65%) RESTful
2 22 (9.65%) REST
3 21 (9.21%) SOAP
4 19 (8.33%) XML
5 17 (7.46%) Gherkin
6 14 (6.14%) .NET
7 12 (5.26%) HTML
8 10 (4.39%) JSON
9 8 (3.51%) Spring
10 7 (3.07%) jQuery
11 5 (2.19%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.19%) CSS
12 4 (1.75%) AngularJS
13 3 (1.32%) XHTML
13 3 (1.32%) ADO.NET
14 2 (0.88%) .NET Framework
14 2 (0.88%) HTML5
15 1 (0.44%) CSS3
15 1 (0.44%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.70%) Mobile App
2 9 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.19%) User Experience
4 5 (2.19%) Wiki
4 5 (2.19%) Online Games
4 5 (2.19%) Semantic Web
5 4 (1.75%) Video on Demand
5 4 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.32%) iPad
6 3 (1.32%) STB
7 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.88%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.44%) Photography
8 1 (0.44%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 84 (36.84%) Linux
2 49 (21.49%) Windows
3 13 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.95%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.07%) Android
6 7 (3.07%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.07%) UNIX
7 5 (2.19%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.19%) CentOS
8 3 (1.32%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.32%) Debian
9 2 (0.88%) Fedora
9 2 (0.88%) Solaris
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (62.28%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (57.89%) Test Automation
3 83 (36.40%) BDD
4 75 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (21.93%) Continuous Delivery
6 48 (21.05%) DevOps
7 45 (19.74%) Scrum
8 43 (18.86%) OO
9 33 (14.47%) TDD
10 32 (14.04%) E-Commerce
11 31 (13.60%) Automated Testing
12 30 (13.16%) Software Engineering
13 27 (11.84%) Automation Testing
14 25 (10.96%) Open Source
15 20 (8.77%) Test Scripting
16 19 (8.33%) Manual Testing
16 19 (8.33%) Configuration Management
17 18 (7.89%) Regression Testing
18 16 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
18 16 (7.02%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 118 (51.75%) Java
2 96 (42.11%) Python
3 85 (37.28%) SQL
4 83 (36.40%) Ruby
5 53 (23.25%) C#
6 29 (12.72%) Bash Shell
7 23 (10.09%) Perl
8 17 (7.46%) JavaScript
8 17 (7.46%) Groovy
9 16 (7.02%) C
10 15 (6.58%) AWK
10 15 (6.58%) sed
10 15 (6.58%) Go
11 13 (5.70%) PowerShell
11 13 (5.70%) C++
12 12 (5.26%) PHP
13 7 (3.07%) VBScript
14 3 (1.32%) VB
14 3 (1.32%) Korn
14 3 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (14.47%) Degree
2 15 (6.58%) ISTQB
3 13 (5.70%) ISEB
4 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (32.89%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.95%) Hyper-V
2 9 (3.95%) VMware ESX
3 7 (3.07%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 39 (17.11%) Puppet
2 29 (12.72%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (8.77%) Ansible
4 15 (6.58%) Opsview
4 15 (6.58%) yum
5 13 (5.70%) Nagios
6 9 (3.95%) WMI
7 3 (1.32%) SCOM
7 3 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.32%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 28 (12.28%) Oracle
1 28 (12.28%) VMware
2 19 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.89%) Red Hat
4 14 (6.14%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.19%) LANDesk
5 5 (2.19%) Symantec
6 2 (0.88%) SolarWinds
6 2 (0.88%) Splunk
6 2 (0.88%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.44%) Reuters
7 1 (0.44%) Bloomberg
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Nice
Salary: From £40,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
JPNG Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London, Central London, United Kingdom
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-50,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 22 days ago