The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Specialist
Rank 627 590 621
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 10 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.018% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.019% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 8
Average salary £65,000 £51,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.82% -10.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £49,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £74,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -6.09%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44902 41422 48468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.32% 93.47% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37717 34598 42154
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Automation Specialist
England

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 2014.

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 2014. 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 -5 5 £65,000 +26.82% 2
Automation Specialist
England

Automation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 15 (51.72%) Finance
1 15 (51.72%) Degree
1 15 (51.72%) Computer Science
2 13 (44.83%) Selenium
2 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
3 12 (41.38%) QA
4 11 (37.93%) OO
5 10 (34.48%) Linux
5 10 (34.48%) UNIX
6 9 (31.03%) Windows
6 9 (31.03%) C#
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (31.03%) Banking
6 9 (31.03%) Retail
7 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
7 8 (27.59%) ISEB
7 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
7 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
7 8 (27.59%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (27.59%) Automation Testing
8 7 (24.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
8 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (24.14%) C++
8 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
8 7 (24.14%) Java
8 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Test Management
8 7 (24.14%) Scrum

Automation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Selenium
2 9 (31.03%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
4 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
5 5 (17.24%) JUnit
6 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.45%) Hudson
7 1 (3.45%) JIRA
7 1 (3.45%) CruiseControl
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
2 9 (31.03%) Retail
3 7 (24.14%) Investment Banking
4 3 (10.34%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) jQuery
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Computer Science
2 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
3 6 (20.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (17.24%) Open Source
4 5 (17.24%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
1 10 (34.48%) UNIX
2 9 (31.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
2 11 (37.93%) OO
3 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
3 8 (27.59%) Automation Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
4 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Test Management
4 7 (24.14%) Scrum
5 5 (17.24%) BDD
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) SOA
7 3 (10.34%) Email Marketing
8 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.45%) Change Control
9 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.45%) ERP
9 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) C#
2 7 (24.14%) C++
2 7 (24.14%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) Ruby
3 4 (13.79%) Groovy
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Bourne shell
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) VBScript
5 1 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) ISEB
3 7 (24.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) HP
3 3 (10.34%) Eloqua
3 3 (10.34%) Sony
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Avaya
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive banking benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago