Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 547 646 685
Rank change year-on-year +99 +39 +50
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 301 196 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 231 154 210
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70810 72756 85612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 95.96% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 55762 62800 72698
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +49 54 £60,000 - 8
West London +16 13 £48,750 -18.75% 1
East London - 6 £70,000 - 2
South London +7 2 - -
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 London region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 124 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (34.88%) Java
2 105 (34.88%) Test Automation
3 100 (33.22%) QA
4 94 (31.23%) DevOps
5 93 (30.90%) Finance
6 83 (27.57%) Windows
6 83 (27.57%) Python
7 81 (26.91%) PowerShell
8 75 (24.92%) Linux
9 74 (24.58%) Selenium
9 74 (24.58%) Jenkins
10 71 (23.59%) Amazon AWS
11 67 (22.26%) Cucumber
12 61 (20.27%) SQL
13 58 (19.27%) Configuration Management
14 56 (18.60%) Puppet
15 55 (18.27%) Degree
16 54 (17.94%) BDD
16 54 (17.94%) Ansible
17 51 (16.94%) Computer Science
18 50 (16.61%) Ruby
18 50 (16.61%) JavaScript
19 49 (16.28%) VMware
20 48 (15.95%) Banking
20 48 (15.95%) Microsoft
21 46 (15.28%) Opscode Chef
21 46 (15.28%) QA Automation
22 44 (14.62%) C#
23 42 (13.95%) Windows Server

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 11 (3.65%) Confluence
2 5 (1.66%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.33%) CMS
4 3 (1.00%) IIS
4 3 (1.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.66%) Apache
5 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.66%) nginx
5 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 71 (23.59%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (10.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.65%) IaaS
4 8 (2.66%) GitHub
5 7 (2.33%) PaaS
5 7 (2.33%) SaaS
6 6 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.66%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.00%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.00%) Trello
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.66%) IBM Blueworks
10 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Office 365
11 1 (0.33%) Slack
11 1 (0.33%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.32%) Internet
2 7 (2.33%) HTTP
3 6 (1.99%) Firewall
3 6 (1.99%) Kerberos
3 6 (1.99%) SAN
4 5 (1.66%) BGP
4 5 (1.66%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (1.66%) DNS
4 5 (1.66%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.66%) MPLS
4 5 (1.66%) OSPF
4 5 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.66%) VoIP
4 5 (1.66%) VSAT
5 4 (1.33%) IPsec
5 4 (1.33%) VPN
5 4 (1.33%) WAN
5 4 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.00%) DHCP
6 3 (1.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.32%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.32%) MariaDB
4 7 (2.33%) Blockchain
4 7 (2.33%) Redis
5 6 (1.99%) MySQL
5 6 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.99%) VLDB
6 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.33%) DB2
7 4 (1.33%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.66%) Big Data
8 2 (0.66%) Endeca
8 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.66%) InfluxDB
8 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.33%) OpenTSDB
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 74 (24.58%) Jenkins
1 74 (24.58%) Selenium
2 67 (22.26%) Cucumber
3 39 (12.96%) Git (software)
4 37 (12.29%) WebDriver
5 33 (10.96%) JIRA
6 19 (6.31%) TeamCity
7 18 (5.98%) JUnit
8 17 (5.65%) Appium
9 14 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (4.32%) Calabash
11 12 (3.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (3.99%) SoapUI
12 8 (2.66%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (2.33%) Capybara
13 7 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (1.99%) HP UFT
15 5 (1.66%) ClearCase
15 5 (1.66%) Maven
15 5 (1.66%) Xcode
General
1 93 (30.90%) Finance
2 48 (15.95%) Banking
3 24 (7.97%) Investment Banking
4 21 (6.98%) Retail Banking
5 17 (5.65%) Front Office
6 12 (3.99%) Retail
7 11 (3.65%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.99%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.99%) Marketing
10 3 (1.00%) Advertising
11 2 (0.66%) Law
11 2 (0.66%) Publishing
12 1 (0.33%) Back Office
12 1 (0.33%) Electronics
12 1 (0.33%) Games
12 1 (0.33%) Legal
12 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.63%) .NET
1 35 (11.63%) RESTful
2 27 (8.97%) Web Services
3 24 (7.97%) Node.js
3 24 (7.97%) REST
4 22 (7.31%) HTML
5 13 (4.32%) React
6 12 (3.99%) Hibernate
6 12 (3.99%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (3.99%) Spring
7 10 (3.32%) AngularJS
8 8 (2.66%) SOAP
9 6 (1.99%) Gherkin
9 6 (1.99%) HTML5
9 6 (1.99%) JSON
9 6 (1.99%) WebSockets
10 5 (1.66%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (1.66%) jQuery
11 4 (1.33%) CSS
12 3 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.94%) Computer Science
2 18 (5.98%) Fintech
2 18 (5.98%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (5.98%) Mobile App
3 16 (5.32%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.32%) N-Tier
6 12 (3.99%) Hedge funds
7 9 (2.99%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (2.66%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.99%) Blog
9 6 (1.99%) Clustering
9 6 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.99%) User Experience
10 5 (1.66%) Derivative
10 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.00%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.00%) Robotics
12 2 (0.66%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 83 (27.57%) Windows
2 75 (24.92%) Linux
3 42 (13.95%) Unix
3 42 (13.95%) Windows Server
4 18 (5.98%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (3.99%) Android
7 9 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.66%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.66%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (34.88%) Test Automation
3 94 (31.23%) DevOps
4 58 (19.27%) Configuration Management
5 54 (17.94%) BDD
6 46 (15.28%) QA Automation
7 35 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (10.96%) ITIL
9 29 (9.63%) TDD
10 28 (9.30%) Software Engineering
11 23 (7.64%) Asset Management
11 23 (7.64%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (7.31%) API Testing
13 21 (6.98%) Regression Testing
13 21 (6.98%) Wealth Management
14 20 (6.64%) Open Source
15 19 (6.31%) Microservices
16 18 (5.98%) ATDD
16 18 (5.98%) OO
16 18 (5.98%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 105 (34.88%) Java
2 83 (27.57%) Python
3 81 (26.91%) PowerShell
4 61 (20.27%) SQL
5 50 (16.61%) JavaScript
5 50 (16.61%) Ruby
6 44 (14.62%) C#
7 32 (10.63%) Bash Shell
8 12 (3.99%) ES6
8 12 (3.99%) Perl
9 11 (3.65%) PHP
10 5 (1.66%) C++
10 5 (1.66%) Go
11 4 (1.33%) ECMAScript
11 4 (1.33%) Groovy
11 4 (1.33%) VB
12 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.00%) VBScript
13 2 (0.66%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.66%) VC++
Qualifications
1 55 (18.27%) Degree
2 29 (9.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.66%) ISTQB
3 8 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.00%) ISEB
6 2 (0.66%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CCIE
7 1 (0.33%) CCIP
7 1 (0.33%) CCSP
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (33.22%) QA
2 4 (1.33%) GCP
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (13.95%) Docker
2 36 (11.96%) Active Directory
3 27 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (4.98%) XenApp
4 15 (4.98%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 56 (18.60%) Puppet
2 54 (17.94%) Ansible
3 46 (15.28%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.99%) SCCM
5 9 (2.99%) SCOM
5 9 (2.99%) Terraform
6 7 (2.33%) Salt
7 4 (1.33%) Nagios
8 3 (1.00%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.00%) Grafana
8 3 (1.00%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (1.00%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.66%) Mesos
9 2 (0.66%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.33%) Oozie
10 1 (0.33%) Packer
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 49 (16.28%) VMware
2 48 (15.95%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.97%) Oracle
4 23 (7.64%) HP
5 22 (7.31%) Cisco
5 22 (7.31%) Sybase
6 20 (6.64%) Citrix
7 16 (5.32%) Atlassian
8 13 (4.32%) ION Trading
9 12 (3.99%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.99%) IBM
11 7 (2.33%) Dell
12 5 (1.66%) Juniper
13 4 (1.33%) Infoblox
13 4 (1.33%) Teradata
14 3 (1.00%) AppDynamics
14 3 (1.00%) BMC
14 3 (1.00%) New Relic
14 3 (1.00%) ServiceNow
15 2 (0.66%) Sun