Period
to 22 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Task Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Task Automation over the 6 months to 22 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Task Automation
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 197 211 261
Rank change year-on-year +14 +50 +16
Permanent jobs citing Task Automation 42 40 60
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 0.65% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.69% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 56
10th Percentile £53,875 £49,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +4.87%
75th Percentile £89,375 £90,000 £100,000
90th Percentile £97,000 £109,250 £107,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year -12.50% +25.49% +6.25%

Task Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,995 5,819 9,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.12% 94.23% 93.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,448 5,092 8,421
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £98,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

Task Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Task Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Task Automation in the City of London

Task Automation
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Task Automation in the City of London.

Salary trend for Task Automation in the City of London

Task Automation
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Task Automation in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Task Automation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 2021, IT jobs citing Task Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Task Automation.

1 25 (59.52%) DevOps
2 22 (52.38%) Ansible
2 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Python
3 20 (47.62%) SQL
4 16 (38.10%) Linux
4 16 (38.10%) VMware
5 15 (35.71%) PowerShell
5 15 (35.71%) Azure
6 14 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (33.33%) Terraform
7 13 (30.95%) Docker
7 13 (30.95%) High Availability
8 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 12 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
8 12 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
9 11 (26.19%) MongoDB
9 11 (26.19%) AWS
10 10 (23.81%) Open Source
10 10 (23.81%) Puppet
10 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (23.81%) Service Delivery
10 10 (23.81%) InfluxDB
10 10 (23.81%) Grafana
10 10 (23.81%) Social Skills
11 9 (21.43%) Finance

Task Automation
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 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) Azure
2 11 (26.19%) AWS
3 5 (11.90%) IaaS
4 3 (7.14%) OpenShift
4 3 (7.14%) SaaS
5 2 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (4.76%) Serverless
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.38%) AWS CodeDeploy
6 1 (2.38%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (2.38%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.38%) GCP
6 1 (2.38%) GitHub
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (2.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Firewall
2 7 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (11.90%) Multicast
3 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.90%) tcpdump
4 2 (4.76%) WebEx
5 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) MongoDB
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) InfluxDB
3 8 (19.05%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
3 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 8 (19.05%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (7.14%) Gradle
4 3 (7.14%) Maven
5 2 (4.76%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 10 (23.81%) Social Skills
2 9 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Social Housing
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) DBA
3 8 (19.05%) Senior DBA
3 8 (19.05%) Senior SQL DBA
3 8 (19.05%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 8 (19.05%) SQL DBA
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server DBA
4 7 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (16.67%) Security Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Python Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Python Software Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) Web Services
2 7 (16.67%) OAuth
2 7 (16.67%) SAML
3 6 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (11.90%) Kafka
5 2 (4.76%) RESTful
5 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.38%) Azure Blueprints
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) CMDB
3 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Linux
3 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (16.67%) Unix
4 6 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) DevOps
2 13 (30.95%) High Availability
3 12 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
3 12 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.81%) Open Source
4 10 (23.81%) Service Delivery
5 9 (21.43%) Migration
6 8 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (19.05%) Database Security
6 8 (19.05%) ETL
6 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure as Code
6 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Automation
6 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (19.05%) Scrum
7 7 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (16.67%) OWASP
7 7 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) Python
2 20 (47.62%) SQL
3 15 (35.71%) PowerShell
4 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
5 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) CCNA
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (30.95%) Docker
3 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (52.38%) Ansible
2 14 (33.33%) Terraform
3 10 (23.81%) Grafana
3 10 (23.81%) Puppet
4 7 (16.67%) Nessus
5 6 (14.29%) Prometheus
6 5 (11.90%) Kubernetes
6 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (4.76%) Kibana
7 2 (4.76%) Packer
8 1 (2.38%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (2.38%) PowerCLI
8 1 (2.38%) SCCM
8 1 (2.38%) vMotion
8 1 (2.38%) vRealize
8 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) VMware
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) CA
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) CommVault
5 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) SAP
5 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.76%) Verint
6 1 (2.38%) Apple
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) Splunk