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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Specialist
Rank 616 601 621
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 7 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.018% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.019% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 15
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £55,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
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
42846 41399 47957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.51% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35783 34736 41598
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 £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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
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 16 September 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
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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 -4 3 £65,000 +20.93%
Automation Specialist
England

Automation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Banking
3 7 (35.00%) Investment Banking
3 7 (35.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) UNIX
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (30.00%) Retail
4 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (30.00%) QA
4 6 (30.00%) Selenium
5 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 5 (25.00%) Open Source
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) JUnit
5 5 (25.00%) OO
5 5 (25.00%) HP
5 5 (25.00%) BDD
5 5 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (20.00%) Eloqua
6 4 (20.00%) Big Data
6 4 (20.00%) Sony
6 4 (20.00%) SOA
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) Ruby

Automation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (25.00%) JUnit
3 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) Hudson
5 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Banking
3 7 (35.00%) Investment Banking
4 6 (30.00%) Retail
5 4 (20.00%) Marketing
6 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (25.00%) Open Source
2 5 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) UNIX
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
2 5 (25.00%) OO
2 5 (25.00%) BDD
3 4 (20.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) Email Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Test Management
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) Ruby
2 4 (20.00%) Groovy
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Bourne shell
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Eloqua
2 4 (20.00%) Sony
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya