Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Task Automation
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 212 174 265
Rank change year-on-year -38 +91 +19
Permanent jobs citing Task Automation 44 26 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.74% 0.72% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.76% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 54
10th Percentile £46,546 £31,250 £45,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £39,375 £50,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £70,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.86% -6.67% +25.00%
75th Percentile £96,500 £85,000 £107,500
90th Percentile " £103,250 "
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69% +13.04%

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 5,635 3,407 9,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.59% 94.25% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5,024 2,996 8,237
10th Percentile £43,250 £45,000 £38,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,875 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,625 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Task Automation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 26 (59.09%) AWS
2 23 (52.27%) DevOps
3 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (40.91%) Azure
5 16 (36.36%) Java
6 14 (31.82%) Python
6 14 (31.82%) VMware
6 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
6 14 (31.82%) Analytics
7 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
8 12 (27.27%) Microservices
8 12 (27.27%) Prototyping
8 12 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
9 11 (25.00%) Kafka
9 11 (25.00%) TDD
9 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 11 (25.00%) Finance
9 11 (25.00%) Publishing
9 11 (25.00%) Windows
9 11 (25.00%) Linux
10 10 (22.73%) Big Data
10 10 (22.73%) Docker
10 10 (22.73%) Scala
10 10 (22.73%) Apache Spark
10 10 (22.73%) Infrastructure as Code
11 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
12 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
13 7 (15.91%) SQL

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 10 (22.73%) Apache Spark
2 6 (13.64%) Confluence
3 3 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) nginx
4 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (59.09%) AWS
2 18 (40.91%) Azure
3 6 (13.64%) GitHub
4 5 (11.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (9.09%) Serverless
6 3 (6.82%) AWS CodeDeploy
6 3 (6.82%) AWS CodePipeline
6 3 (6.82%) AWS Fargate
6 3 (6.82%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (4.55%) GCP
7 2 (4.55%) Power Platform
8 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
8 1 (2.27%) IaaS
8 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
8 1 (2.27%) PaaS
8 1 (2.27%) Route 53
8 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) Network Security
2 3 (6.82%) WebEx
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) NAS
4 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) SMTP
4 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) Big Data
2 5 (11.36%) InfluxDB
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.82%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.27%) ArangoDB
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.27%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.36%) JIRA
4 4 (9.09%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.27%) GitLab
6 1 (2.27%) GoCD
6 1 (2.27%) Gradle
6 1 (2.27%) JMeter
6 1 (2.27%) Maven
6 1 (2.27%) REST Assured
6 1 (2.27%) Selenium
6 1 (2.27%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
1 11 (25.00%) Publishing
2 5 (11.36%) Social Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Principal Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (6.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) DBA
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Kafka
2 2 (4.55%) REST
2 2 (4.55%) RESTful
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
3 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 4 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.82%) User Experience
2 3 (6.82%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.55%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Unix
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) DevOps
2 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) Analytics
4 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
5 12 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
5 12 (27.27%) Microservices
5 12 (27.27%) Prototyping
6 11 (25.00%) TDD
7 10 (22.73%) Infrastructure as Code
8 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (13.64%) Data Analytics
10 6 (13.64%) Functional Programming
10 6 (13.64%) Open Source
10 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
11 5 (11.36%) Informatics
11 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
11 5 (11.36%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (11.36%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) Java
2 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 14 (31.82%) Python
3 10 (22.73%) Scala
4 7 (15.91%) SQL
5 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
5 6 (13.64%) Clojure
6 5 (11.36%) Go
7 2 (4.55%) Java 8
7 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.82%) CCNA
3 1 (2.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (2.27%) CCSP
3 1 (2.27%) CISSP
3 1 (2.27%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) GDPR
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) NIST
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (22.73%) Docker
3 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Ansible
1 7 (15.91%) Kubernetes
2 5 (11.36%) Grafana
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (11.36%) Puppet
2 5 (11.36%) Terraform
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (6.82%) Kibana
4 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.55%) Rundeck
5 1 (2.27%) Control-M
5 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.27%) Opsgenie
5 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) VMware
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco
3 4 (9.09%) CommVault
4 3 (6.82%) Verint
5 2 (4.55%) PagerDuty
5 2 (4.55%) Rapid7
5 2 (4.55%) Veritas
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) F5
6 1 (2.27%) New Relic
6 1 (2.27%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.27%) Symantec
6 1 (2.27%) Veeam