The median annual salary for a Automation Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Engineer
England / London
Rank 451 517 585
Rank change year-on-year +66 +68  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 116 128 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.32% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 92 118 52
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,750 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% -15.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Automation Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in London

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in London

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Engineer in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Engineer in London

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +49 8 £68,750 +41.02% 4
Hammersmith -17 6 £60,000 -7.69%
Croydon +10 1 £62,500 +4.16%
Chiswick - 1 £57,500 -
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 101 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (41.15%) QA
3 86 (38.05%) Java
4 83 (36.73%) Python
5 76 (33.63%) Linux
6 70 (30.97%) Selenium
6 70 (30.97%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (29.65%) Git (software)
8 59 (26.11%) Jenkins
9 51 (22.57%) Test Automation
10 50 (22.12%) Cucumber
11 46 (20.35%) DevOps
12 44 (19.47%) Ansible
13 42 (18.58%) Windows
13 42 (18.58%) JavaScript
14 41 (18.14%) Finance
15 40 (17.70%) Unix
15 40 (17.70%) Appium
16 39 (17.26%) Opscode Chef
16 39 (17.26%) BDD
17 35 (15.49%) Puppet
17 35 (15.49%) WebDriver
17 35 (15.49%) Scrum
18 33 (14.60%) C#
18 33 (14.60%) Mobile App
19 31 (13.72%) QA Automation
19 31 (13.72%) Automated Testing
20 29 (12.83%) Automation Testing
20 29 (12.83%) Amazon AWS
20 29 (12.83%) Perl

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 8 (3.54%) IIS
2 7 (3.10%) Confluence
3 4 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.77%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.88%) Apache
4 2 (0.88%) GlassFish
4 2 (0.88%) JBoss
4 2 (0.88%) WildFly
5 1 (0.44%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.83%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.98%) IaaS
4 8 (3.54%) GitHub
5 7 (3.10%) SaaS
6 6 (2.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (2.21%) Slack
8 2 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.44%) PaaS
9 1 (0.44%) Route 53
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.31%) DNS
2 8 (3.54%) Firewall
2 8 (3.54%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.10%) DHCP
3 7 (3.10%) LDAP
4 6 (2.65%) HTTP
5 4 (1.77%) Internet
5 4 (1.77%) LAN
6 3 (1.33%) BGP
7 2 (0.88%) AMQP
7 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.88%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.88%) OSPF
7 2 (0.88%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (0.44%) IGMP
8 1 (0.44%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.44%) MPLS
8 1 (0.44%) Multicast
8 1 (0.44%) VLAN
8 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.62%) MySQL
2 6 (2.65%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.21%) Big Data
3 5 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.21%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.77%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.77%) Redis
5 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 70 (30.97%) Selenium
2 67 (29.65%) Git (software)
3 59 (26.11%) Jenkins
4 50 (22.12%) Cucumber
5 40 (17.70%) Appium
6 35 (15.49%) WebDriver
7 25 (11.06%) TeamCity
8 23 (10.18%) JMeter
9 16 (7.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (7.08%) JIRA
10 15 (6.64%) Gatling
11 12 (5.31%) JUnit
12 11 (4.87%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (4.87%) SpecFlow
12 11 (4.87%) TestNG
13 10 (4.42%) Maven
13 10 (4.42%) NUnit
13 10 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (3.98%) Hudson
15 8 (3.54%) NuGet
General
1 41 (18.14%) Finance
2 8 (3.54%) Games
2 8 (3.54%) Retail
3 7 (3.10%) Marketing
4 6 (2.65%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.21%) Banking
6 4 (1.77%) Back Office
7 3 (1.33%) Billing
7 3 (1.33%) Front Office
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.08%) .NET
1 16 (7.08%) Web Services
2 11 (4.87%) REST
3 10 (4.42%) Node.js
4 9 (3.98%) Gherkin
5 8 (3.54%) HTML
6 7 (3.10%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (2.65%) HTML5
8 5 (2.21%) React
8 5 (2.21%) YAML
9 3 (1.33%) CSS
9 3 (1.33%) Spring
9 3 (1.33%) WireMock
9 3 (1.33%) XML
10 2 (0.88%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.88%) JMS
10 2 (0.88%) Middleware
10 2 (0.88%) Rendezvous
10 2 (0.88%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (0.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.60%) Mobile App
2 18 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.31%) User Experience
4 10 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.54%) Hedge funds
6 7 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.77%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (1.77%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.77%) Derivative
8 4 (1.77%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.77%) Fintech
8 4 (1.77%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (1.77%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.88%) Robotics
9 2 (0.88%) SCADA
9 2 (0.88%) Tandem
10 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 76 (33.63%) Linux
2 42 (18.58%) Windows
3 40 (17.70%) Unix
4 25 (11.06%) Android
5 23 (10.18%) Apple iOS
6 14 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (5.75%) Windows Server
8 12 (5.31%) CentOS
9 7 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.21%) AIX
10 5 (2.21%) Solaris
11 4 (1.77%) SmartOS
12 3 (1.33%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.44%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.44%) Debian
13 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (30.97%) Continuous Integration
3 51 (22.57%) Test Automation
4 46 (20.35%) DevOps
5 39 (17.26%) BDD
6 35 (15.49%) Scrum
7 31 (13.72%) Automated Testing
7 31 (13.72%) QA Automation
8 29 (12.83%) Automation Testing
9 27 (11.95%) Test Strategy
10 24 (10.62%) Software Engineering
11 23 (10.18%) Manual Testing
12 22 (9.73%) Open Source
12 22 (9.73%) Release Management
13 21 (9.29%) Continuous Delivery
14 20 (8.85%) Configuration Management
15 17 (7.52%) Mobile Application Development
16 16 (7.08%) OO
17 15 (6.64%) API Testing
17 15 (6.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (38.05%) Java
2 83 (36.73%) Python
3 42 (18.58%) JavaScript
4 33 (14.60%) C#
5 29 (12.83%) Perl
6 28 (12.39%) Ruby
7 26 (11.50%) SQL
8 21 (9.29%) Bash Shell
9 20 (8.85%) C++
10 13 (5.75%) PHP
10 13 (5.75%) PowerShell
11 10 (4.42%) Go
12 4 (1.77%) C
12 4 (1.77%) Groovy
12 4 (1.77%) VBScript
13 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.88%) Scala
14 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.88%) VB
14 2 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (5.75%) Degree
2 4 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (1.77%) MCSE
2 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.88%) CCNP
4 2 (0.88%) ISEB
4 2 (0.88%) JNCIP
4 2 (0.88%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (41.15%) QA
2 10 (4.42%) SDET
3 2 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (6.64%) Docker
2 7 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.21%) NFS
4 4 (1.77%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.44%) LXC
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (19.47%) Ansible
2 39 (17.26%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (15.49%) Puppet
4 9 (3.98%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (3.54%) CFEngine
6 6 (2.65%) SCOM
7 5 (2.21%) Salt
7 5 (2.21%) Terraform
8 3 (1.33%) Capistrano
8 3 (1.33%) SCCM
9 2 (0.88%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (0.88%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.88%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.88%) yum
10 1 (0.44%) Endace
Vendors
1 20 (8.85%) HP
2 12 (5.31%) Red Hat
2 12 (5.31%) VMware
3 10 (4.42%) Cognizant
3 10 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.54%) Dell
5 7 (3.10%) Perforce
6 6 (2.65%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.65%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.21%) Cisco
7 5 (2.21%) Google
7 5 (2.21%) Oracle
8 4 (1.77%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.77%) ATG
8 4 (1.77%) EMC
9 3 (1.33%) IBM
10 2 (0.88%) CA
10 2 (0.88%) Intel
10 2 (0.88%) Juniper
10 2 (0.88%) Sun
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