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 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 Specialist
Rank 616 656 613
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -43
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 20 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.021% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.022% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 7
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+44.44% +16.88%
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
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 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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Automation Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Automation Specialist
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 Specialist 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 +28 7 £65,000 -
Automation Specialist
England

Automation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 28 (90.32%) Test Automation
2 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (87.10%) Selenium
3 26 (83.87%) Java
4 25 (80.65%) Cucumber
5 22 (70.97%) BDD
5 22 (70.97%) WebDriver
6 21 (67.74%) Git (software)
7 19 (61.29%) Groovy
8 18 (58.06%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (54.84%) Jenkins
10 16 (51.61%) SoapUI
10 16 (51.61%) Mockito
10 16 (51.61%) Open Source
10 16 (51.61%) Unit Testing
10 16 (51.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 16 (51.61%) E-Commerce
11 8 (25.81%) C#
12 7 (22.58%) HP UFT
13 6 (19.35%) Banking
14 5 (16.13%) TDD
14 5 (16.13%) Finance
14 5 (16.13%) Automation Testing
14 5 (16.13%) Functional Testing
15 4 (12.90%) People Management
15 4 (12.90%) WorldPay
15 4 (12.90%) SpecFlow
15 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (12.90%) IBM
15 4 (12.90%) C++

Automation Specialist
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 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
1 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (87.10%) Selenium
2 25 (80.65%) Cucumber
3 22 (70.97%) WebDriver
4 21 (67.74%) Git (software)
5 17 (54.84%) Jenkins
6 16 (51.61%) SoapUI
6 16 (51.61%) Mockito
6 16 (51.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (22.58%) HP UFT
8 4 (12.90%) Rational Functional Tester
8 4 (12.90%) JIRA
8 4 (12.90%) SpecFlow
9 3 (9.68%) JUnit
9 3 (9.68%) TestNG
9 3 (9.68%) NUnit
9 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
10 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
10 1 (3.23%) Calabash
10 1 (3.23%) Appium
General
1 6 (19.35%) Banking
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
4 3 (9.68%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Social Media
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Android
1 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) Test Automation
2 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (70.97%) BDD
4 18 (58.06%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (51.61%) Unit Testing
5 16 (51.61%) Open Source
5 16 (51.61%) E-Commerce
6 5 (16.13%) TDD
6 5 (16.13%) Functional Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Automation Testing
7 4 (12.90%) People Management
7 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.23%) Change Control
10 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
10 1 (3.23%) OWASP
10 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) Groovy
3 8 (25.81%) C#
4 4 (12.90%) C++
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) VBScript
4 4 (12.90%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ISEB
1 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) RHCSA
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) RHCE
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) OpenView
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
1 4 (12.90%) IBM
1 4 (12.90%) WorldPay
2 3 (9.68%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Dell
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
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