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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 504 506 562
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +56
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 132 161 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.36% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 117 140 44
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
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 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +46 49 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 130 (58.56%) Test Automation
2 127 (57.21%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (52.25%) Java
4 104 (46.85%) Selenium
5 96 (43.24%) Python
6 87 (39.19%) SQL
7 83 (37.39%) Ruby
8 81 (36.49%) Finance
8 81 (36.49%) Linux
8 81 (36.49%) WebDriver
9 79 (35.59%) Continuous Integration
10 78 (35.14%) Cucumber
11 71 (31.98%) BDD
12 70 (31.53%) QA
13 62 (27.93%) Git (software)
14 61 (27.48%) C#
15 55 (24.77%) Jenkins
16 52 (23.42%) JUnit
17 49 (22.07%) DevOps
18 42 (18.92%) Windows
18 42 (18.92%) OO
19 41 (18.47%) Continuous Delivery
20 40 (18.02%) Puppet
20 40 (18.02%) JIRA
21 37 (16.67%) Scrum
22 32 (14.41%) Bash Shell
22 32 (14.41%) Automation Testing
23 31 (13.96%) Degree
24 29 (13.06%) NUnit
25 27 (12.16%) Configuration Management

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (6.76%) OpenStack
2 11 (4.95%) IIS
3 8 (3.60%) Apache
3 8 (3.60%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.15%) Confluence
5 5 (2.25%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.80%) CMS
7 3 (1.35%) Drupal
7 3 (1.35%) Node.js
8 2 (0.90%) WordPress
9 1 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (2.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.70%) SaaS
2 3 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.90%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (0.90%) GitHub
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.45%) PaaS
4 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.91%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.86%) SNMP
3 6 (2.70%) LAN
3 6 (2.70%) WAN
3 6 (2.70%) HTTP
4 5 (2.25%) DNS
5 4 (1.80%) Internet
6 3 (1.35%) SMTP
7 1 (0.45%) LDAP
7 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.45%) SSL
7 1 (0.45%) Firewall
7 1 (0.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.86%) SQL Server
1 13 (5.86%) Hadoop
1 13 (5.86%) HBase
1 13 (5.86%) OpenTSDB
2 12 (5.41%) MySQL
3 8 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.80%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.35%) Big Data
5 3 (1.35%) Couchbase
6 2 (0.90%) SQLite
7 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 104 (46.85%) Selenium
2 81 (36.49%) WebDriver
3 78 (35.14%) Cucumber
4 62 (27.93%) Git (software)
5 55 (24.77%) Jenkins
6 52 (23.42%) JUnit
7 40 (18.02%) JIRA
8 29 (13.06%) NUnit
9 25 (11.26%) Maven
10 23 (10.36%) FitNesse
11 21 (9.46%) Subversion
11 21 (9.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (8.56%) WATIR
13 18 (8.11%) Hudson
14 16 (7.21%) Calabash
14 16 (7.21%) JBehave
15 15 (6.76%) SpecFlow
15 15 (6.76%) RSpec
15 15 (6.76%) Visual Studio
16 12 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 81 (36.49%) Finance
2 26 (11.71%) Banking
3 18 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.31%) Online Betting
5 12 (5.41%) Games
6 11 (4.95%) Retail
6 11 (4.95%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.70%) Marketing
7 6 (2.70%) Law
8 3 (1.35%) Legal
9 2 (0.90%) Publishing
10 1 (0.45%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.36%) RESTful
2 22 (9.91%) .NET
3 21 (9.46%) XML
4 18 (8.11%) Web Services
4 18 (8.11%) REST
5 16 (7.21%) SOAP
6 14 (6.31%) Gherkin
7 11 (4.95%) Spring
8 10 (4.50%) HTML
9 7 (3.15%) JSON
9 7 (3.15%) jQuery
10 5 (2.25%) MCollective
10 5 (2.25%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.80%) CSS
12 3 (1.35%) ADO.NET
12 3 (1.35%) XSD
12 3 (1.35%) XHTML
12 3 (1.35%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.90%) HTML5
13 2 (0.90%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (4.50%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.70%) User Experience
5 4 (1.80%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.35%) iPad
6 3 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.35%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.35%) STB
7 2 (0.90%) Wiki
7 2 (0.90%) Semantic Web
7 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.90%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.45%) Social Media
8 1 (0.45%) Photography
8 1 (0.45%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 81 (36.49%) Linux
2 42 (18.92%) Windows
3 14 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (4.95%) Ubuntu
5 10 (4.50%) CentOS
6 9 (4.05%) Apple iOS
7 8 (3.60%) UNIX
7 8 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.15%) Android
9 5 (2.25%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.35%) Debian
11 2 (0.90%) Fedora
11 2 (0.90%) Solaris
12 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (58.56%) Test Automation
2 127 (57.21%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (35.59%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (31.98%) BDD
5 49 (22.07%) DevOps
6 42 (18.92%) OO
7 41 (18.47%) Continuous Delivery
8 37 (16.67%) Scrum
9 32 (14.41%) Automation Testing
10 27 (12.16%) Configuration Management
11 26 (11.71%) TDD
11 26 (11.71%) Software Engineering
12 25 (11.26%) Automated Testing
13 22 (9.91%) Open Source
13 22 (9.91%) Test Scripting
13 22 (9.91%) Build Automation
13 22 (9.91%) E-Commerce
14 15 (6.76%) Software Testing
15 14 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (6.31%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 116 (52.25%) Java
2 96 (43.24%) Python
3 87 (39.19%) SQL
4 83 (37.39%) Ruby
5 61 (27.48%) C#
6 32 (14.41%) Bash Shell
7 22 (9.91%) JavaScript
8 21 (9.46%) Perl
9 16 (7.21%) Groovy
10 13 (5.86%) AWK
10 13 (5.86%) sed
10 13 (5.86%) Go
11 11 (4.95%) PowerShell
11 11 (4.95%) C++
12 10 (4.50%) PHP
12 10 (4.50%) C
13 7 (3.15%) VBScript
14 4 (1.80%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.35%) VB
15 3 (1.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 31 (13.96%) Degree
2 14 (6.31%) ISEB
2 14 (6.31%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (31.53%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.05%) Hyper-V
2 9 (4.05%) VMware ESX
3 7 (3.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (18.02%) Puppet
2 26 (11.71%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (8.56%) Ansible
4 13 (5.86%) Opsview
4 13 (5.86%) yum
5 10 (4.50%) Nagios
6 9 (4.05%) WMI
7 3 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.35%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.45%) Cacti
Vendors
1 26 (11.71%) Oracle
2 21 (9.46%) VMware
3 15 (6.76%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.31%) Red Hat
4 14 (6.31%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.25%) Symantec
5 5 (2.25%) LANDesk
6 3 (1.35%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.90%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.45%) Splunk
8 1 (0.45%) ArcSight
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Bonus
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London
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + See job spec
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Salary: £Competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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