The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Specialist
Rank 647 647 646
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 4 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.029% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.030% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 6
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +23.52%
Automation Specialist
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
39184 39901 41305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 95.77% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33782 33821 33803
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Automation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Specialist in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Automation Specialist
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Specialist across the London region.

Automation Specialist Salary Trend in London

Automation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Automation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) IBM
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) DHCP
4 4 (30.77%) NFS
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 4 (30.77%) Time Management
4 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (30.77%) Kernel Tuning
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (30.77%) yum
4 4 (30.77%) Puppet
4 4 (30.77%) CFEngine
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (7.69%) Android Development

Automation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Automation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) TestNG
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 5 (38.46%) SDLC
4 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (30.77%) Kernel Tuning
4 4 (30.77%) Time Management
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) Android Development
7 1 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
7 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
3 1 (7.69%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) CFEngine
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
1 4 (30.77%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
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