Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 339 397
Rank change year-on-year +50 +58 +67
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 37 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 29 12 27
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £51,250 £41,750 £34,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £84,250 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year - +21.21% -1.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9680 11204 16347
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.40% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8762 10214 14209
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Automation Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in the City of London

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in the City of London

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Engineer in the City of London

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Automation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Finance
3 15 (40.54%) DevOps
4 14 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (29.73%) Python
5 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
6 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
6 10 (27.03%) Ansible
6 10 (27.03%) Docker
6 10 (27.03%) Linux
6 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
7 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
7 9 (24.32%) QA
7 9 (24.32%) SCCM
7 9 (24.32%) SCOM
7 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
7 9 (24.32%) Java
7 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
7 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
8 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
8 8 (21.62%) Unix
8 8 (21.62%) Migration
8 8 (21.62%) Selenium
9 7 (18.92%) Cucumber
9 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
9 7 (18.92%) QA Automation
10 6 (16.22%) Node.js
10 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Slack
3 1 (2.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) BGP
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) IPsec
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) MPLS
2 2 (5.41%) OSPF
2 2 (5.41%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (5.41%) VPN
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.41%) Redis
3 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
2 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
3 8 (21.62%) Selenium
4 7 (18.92%) Cucumber
5 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (13.51%) Appium
6 5 (13.51%) JUnit
7 4 (10.81%) JIRA
7 4 (10.81%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
8 3 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
9 2 (5.41%) CircleCI
9 2 (5.41%) ClearCase
9 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
10 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
10 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
10 1 (2.70%) JMeter
10 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
10 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.41%) Advertising
4 2 (5.41%) Publishing
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Node.js
2 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
2 5 (13.51%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (13.51%) React
2 5 (13.51%) RESTful
2 5 (13.51%) Spring
3 4 (10.81%) .NET
4 3 (8.11%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.70%) Flash
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
5 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Fintech
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (2.70%) Derivative
4 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.62%) Unix
4 5 (13.51%) Android
4 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
5 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.41%) CentOS
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) DevOps
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
4 8 (21.62%) Migration
5 7 (18.92%) QA Automation
6 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Release Management
7 5 (13.51%) ATDD
7 5 (13.51%) BDD
7 5 (13.51%) Change Management
7 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
7 5 (13.51%) ITIL
7 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
7 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 5 (13.51%) User Stories
8 3 (8.11%) High Availability
8 3 (8.11%) Release Automation
8 3 (8.11%) Task Automation
9 2 (5.41%) Analytics
9 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Python
2 9 (24.32%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
5 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.51%) ES6
7 3 (8.11%) C#
7 3 (8.11%) Ruby
8 2 (5.41%) Perl
9 1 (2.70%) C++
9 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Docker
2 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Ansible
2 9 (24.32%) SCCM
2 9 (24.32%) SCOM
3 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (10.81%) Puppet
4 3 (8.11%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (5.41%) Terraform
6 1 (2.70%) Grafana
6 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp OnCommand
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.70%) Simpana
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Infoblox
3 2 (5.41%) Juniper
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.70%) Brocade
4 1 (2.70%) CommVault
4 1 (2.70%) NetApp
4 1 (2.70%) Sun