The median annual salary for an Automation Specialist was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 640 666
Rank change year-on-year +41 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 13 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.035% 0.010% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.010% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Median salary £70,000 £60,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.22% +62.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £36,250 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £96,500 £87,925 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary - £48,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +14.70%  

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 34746 38402 42429
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.79% 95.88% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112463 146439 161035
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Automation Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 June 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 June 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 (47.06%) Oracle
1 8 (47.06%) DevOps
2 6 (35.29%) Software Delivery
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
3 5 (29.41%) BDD
4 4 (23.53%) Puppet
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (23.53%) Node.js
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Business Transformation
4 4 (23.53%) JIRA
4 4 (23.53%) Retail
4 4 (23.53%) ATG
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) IIS
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Cognizant
4 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 4 (23.53%) Ansible
4 4 (23.53%) TestRail
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Business Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Bluemix
2 2 (11.76%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) TestRail
3 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.76%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Fintech
1 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) DevOps
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Software Delivery
3 5 (29.41%) BDD
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Business Transformation
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Business Development
6 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Market Research
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
6 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) Groovy
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Ansible
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) ATG
2 4 (23.53%) Cognizant
2 4 (23.53%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Splunk
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
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