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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Specialist
Rank 617 642 619
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 12 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.035% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.037% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 8
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £30,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,000 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.86%
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
41649 46201 43088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.55% 93.84% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 35125 38133 36385
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 +39 8 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Surbiton - 1 £45,000 -
Automation Specialist
England

Automation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (86.36%) Java
1 19 (86.36%) Test Automation
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (77.27%) Selenium
3 17 (77.27%) Cucumber
4 16 (72.73%) C#
5 15 (68.18%) WebDriver
6 12 (54.55%) BDD
6 12 (54.55%) Ruby
7 11 (50.00%) Retail
8 10 (45.45%) Banking
8 10 (45.45%) SQL
8 10 (45.45%) Python
8 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
8 10 (45.45%) SpecFlow
9 9 (40.91%) Automation Testing
9 9 (40.91%) Oracle
9 9 (40.91%) TDD
9 9 (40.91%) Scrum
10 8 (36.36%) Groovy
10 8 (36.36%) TeamCity
11 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
11 7 (31.82%) Hudson
11 7 (31.82%) UNIX
11 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
12 6 (27.27%) Linux
12 6 (27.27%) JUnit
12 6 (27.27%) MySQL
12 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing

Automation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (77.27%) Selenium
1 17 (77.27%) Cucumber
2 15 (68.18%) WebDriver
3 10 (45.45%) SpecFlow
3 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 8 (36.36%) TeamCity
5 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
5 7 (31.82%) Hudson
6 6 (27.27%) Calabash
6 6 (27.27%) Appium
6 6 (27.27%) TestNG
6 6 (27.27%) JUnit
7 5 (22.73%) Maven
8 4 (18.18%) JIRA
8 4 (18.18%) NUnit
8 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
8 4 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (18.18%) Rational Functional Tester
9 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (50.00%) Retail
2 10 (45.45%) Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 3 (13.64%) Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) UNIX
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Test Automation
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) BDD
4 9 (40.91%) Scrum
4 9 (40.91%) TDD
4 9 (40.91%) Automation Testing
5 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
6 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (22.73%) OO
8 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 4 (18.18%) People Management
9 2 (9.09%) Agile Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
10 1 (4.55%) OWASP
10 1 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) C#
3 12 (54.55%) Ruby
4 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) Python
5 8 (36.36%) Groovy
6 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
7 4 (18.18%) VBScript
7 4 (18.18%) C++
7 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 3 (13.64%) Perl
9 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) RHCE
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.55%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) OpenView
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) WorldPay
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
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