The median annual salary for a Automation Specialist was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Automation Specialist
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 654 659
Rank change year-on-year +81 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.012% 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.002% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Median salary £95,000 £31,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +201.58% -47.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +26.31% -  

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 32292 40527 41158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27319 34959 34585
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 Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Specialist in London

Automation Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Automation Specialist in London

Automation Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Specialist in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Specialist in London

Automation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Automation Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Software Delivery
2 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
2 7 (63.64%) BDD
2 7 (63.64%) Selenium
3 6 (54.55%) Subversion
3 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 6 (54.55%) JIRA
3 6 (54.55%) Retail
3 6 (54.55%) ATG
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) Cognizant
3 6 (54.55%) HP UFT
3 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (54.55%) Node.js
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Testing
3 6 (54.55%) GitHub
3 6 (54.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (54.55%) TestRail
3 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
4 4 (36.36%) Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) Business Development
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) IBM

Automation Specialist 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) GitHub
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Bluemix
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) HP UFT
2 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 6 (54.55%) Subversion
2 6 (54.55%) TestRail
3 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) French Language
3 1 (9.09%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Software Delivery
2 7 (63.64%) BDD
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
4 4 (36.36%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) Business Development
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Marketing Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
5 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Groovy
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (18.18%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) ATG
1 6 (54.55%) Cognizant
1 6 (54.55%) HP
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com