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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Specialist
Rank 607 600 616
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 11 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.030% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.032% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 9
Average salary £65,000 £35,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.71% -46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.75%
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
38247 40284 42737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.87% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32524 32996 36775
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +16 9 £65,000 - 5
Automation Specialist
England

Automation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) C#
1 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) Python
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) WebDriver
2 8 (61.54%) Ruby
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) UNIX
3 7 (53.85%) Retail
3 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 7 (53.85%) TeamCity
3 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
3 7 (53.85%) Hudson
3 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
4 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
4 6 (46.15%) BDD
4 6 (46.15%) Banking
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) SpecFlow
5 5 (38.46%) Appium
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) OO
5 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
5 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
5 5 (38.46%) MySQL
5 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Maven

Automation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
1 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) WebDriver
2 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 7 (53.85%) TeamCity
2 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
2 7 (53.85%) Hudson
2 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 6 (46.15%) SpecFlow
4 5 (38.46%) Appium
4 5 (38.46%) Maven
4 5 (38.46%) Calabash
5 3 (23.08%) TestNG
5 3 (23.08%) JUnit
6 2 (15.38%) JMeter
6 2 (15.38%) CruiseControl
6 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 1 (7.69%) JIRA
7 1 (7.69%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (7.69%) NUnit
General
1 7 (53.85%) Retail
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) Investment Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Marketing
6 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
2 6 (46.15%) BDD
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Email Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
1 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) Ruby
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Groovy
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Sony
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Eloqua
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
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