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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Engineer
Rank 531 534 580
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +46
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 85 137 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.30% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 74 123 41
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £41,450 £40,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
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
40032 46094 41422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.46% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33828 38605 34886
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 £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +50 29 £51,250 -2.38% 7
Hammersmith - 3 £41,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 £72,500 -
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 108 (65.45%) Selenium
2 106 (64.24%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (63.03%) Test Automation
4 93 (56.36%) Java
5 81 (49.09%) Cucumber
6 72 (43.64%) WebDriver
7 70 (42.42%) BDD
8 65 (39.39%) QA
9 60 (36.36%) Ruby
10 57 (34.55%) Finance
11 56 (33.94%) SQL
12 54 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (31.52%) Git (software)
14 49 (29.70%) Linux
15 44 (26.67%) Jenkins
16 42 (25.45%) Python
16 42 (25.45%) C#
17 41 (24.85%) Scrum
17 41 (24.85%) JIRA
18 33 (20.00%) Automation Testing
19 32 (19.39%) RESTful
20 31 (18.79%) JavaScript
21 29 (17.58%) TDD
22 28 (16.97%) OO
23 27 (16.36%) Web Services
24 26 (15.76%) JUnit
25 24 (14.55%) Software Engineering
25 24 (14.55%) Test Scripting
26 22 (13.33%) XML
27 21 (12.73%) NUnit

Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (10.30%) Confluence
2 10 (6.06%) Node.js
3 8 (4.85%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.03%) Apache
5 2 (1.21%) CMS
5 2 (1.21%) IIS
5 2 (1.21%) WordPress
6 1 (0.61%) Drupal
6 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.64%) GitHub
3 5 (3.03%) SaaS
4 2 (1.21%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.61%) IaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.03%) HTTP
1 5 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.42%) SNMP
2 4 (2.42%) MPLS
3 2 (1.21%) Internet
3 2 (1.21%) DNS
4 1 (0.61%) LDAP
4 1 (0.61%) LAN
4 1 (0.61%) WAN
4 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.61%) SSL
4 1 (0.61%) VLAN
4 1 (0.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.06%) MySQL
1 10 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 8 (4.85%) Redis
2 8 (4.85%) MongoDB
2 8 (4.85%) Amazon Redshift
2 8 (4.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.42%) OpenTSDB
4 4 (2.42%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.42%) HBase
5 2 (1.21%) Big Data
6 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 108 (65.45%) Selenium
2 81 (49.09%) Cucumber
3 72 (43.64%) WebDriver
4 52 (31.52%) Git (software)
5 44 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 41 (24.85%) JIRA
7 26 (15.76%) JUnit
8 21 (12.73%) NUnit
9 17 (10.30%) JBehave
10 16 (9.70%) Subversion
10 16 (9.70%) Calabash
11 14 (8.48%) FitNesse
11 14 (8.48%) WATIR
12 13 (7.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (7.88%) SpecFlow
12 13 (7.88%) Maven
13 12 (7.27%) Bugzilla
13 12 (7.27%) Hudson
13 12 (7.27%) RSpec
13 12 (7.27%) Selenium IDE
General
1 57 (34.55%) Finance
2 17 (10.30%) Games
3 15 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 13 (7.88%) Banking
5 12 (7.27%) Retail
6 10 (6.06%) Online Betting
7 6 (3.64%) Law
8 4 (2.42%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.21%) Marketing
10 1 (0.61%) Front Office
10 1 (0.61%) Advertising
10 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.39%) RESTful
2 27 (16.36%) Web Services
3 22 (13.33%) XML
4 18 (10.91%) Gherkin
5 15 (9.09%) .NET
6 9 (5.45%) JSON
7 7 (4.24%) REST
8 6 (3.64%) HTML
9 5 (3.03%) MCollective
9 5 (3.03%) CSS
9 5 (3.03%) SOAP
10 4 (2.42%) Natural Language Processing
11 3 (1.82%) jQuery
11 3 (1.82%) XSD
11 3 (1.82%) Spring
12 2 (1.21%) XSLT
13 1 (0.61%) D3.js
13 1 (0.61%) Software Packaging
13 1 (0.61%) HTML5
13 1 (0.61%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.64%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.21%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.21%) User Experience
6 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.21%) Social Media
6 2 (1.21%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.61%) Wiki
7 1 (0.61%) Social Network
7 1 (0.61%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 49 (29.70%) Linux
2 17 (10.30%) Windows
3 12 (7.27%) UNIX
4 8 (4.85%) Ubuntu
4 8 (4.85%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.64%) Android
7 5 (3.03%) CentOS
8 2 (1.21%) Fedora
8 2 (1.21%) Solaris
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (64.24%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (63.03%) Test Automation
3 70 (42.42%) BDD
4 54 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (24.85%) Scrum
6 33 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 29 (17.58%) TDD
8 28 (16.97%) OO
9 24 (14.55%) Software Engineering
9 24 (14.55%) Test Scripting
10 21 (12.73%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (11.52%) Open Source
12 18 (10.91%) DevOps
13 17 (10.30%) Performance Testing
13 17 (10.30%) Automated Testing
14 15 (9.09%) Web Testing
15 12 (7.27%) Software Testing
16 10 (6.06%) E-Commerce
16 10 (6.06%) Manual Testing
17 9 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (56.36%) Java
2 60 (36.36%) Ruby
3 56 (33.94%) SQL
4 42 (25.45%) Python
4 42 (25.45%) C#
5 31 (18.79%) JavaScript
6 19 (11.52%) Bash Shell
7 15 (9.09%) Perl
8 7 (4.24%) Scala
9 5 (3.03%) C++
9 5 (3.03%) PHP
10 4 (2.42%) AWK
10 4 (2.42%) Tcl
10 4 (2.42%) Groovy
10 4 (2.42%) Go
10 4 (2.42%) sed
11 3 (1.82%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.82%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.82%) Korn
12 2 (1.21%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (10.30%) Degree
2 10 (6.06%) ISEB
3 8 (4.85%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.24%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (39.39%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.82%) Hyper-V
1 3 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.82%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (10.30%) Puppet
2 10 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.85%) Ansible
4 4 (2.42%) Opsview
4 4 (2.42%) yum
5 3 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.82%) Nagios
5 3 (1.82%) WMI
6 1 (0.61%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (6.06%) Oracle
2 7 (4.24%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.42%) HP
4 3 (1.82%) SolarWinds
4 3 (1.82%) VMware
5 2 (1.21%) Google
5 2 (1.21%) Sony
5 2 (1.21%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.61%) Splunk
6 1 (0.61%) ArcSight
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