Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Task Automation
England > London
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 464 453 536
Rank change year-on-year -11 +83 +22
Permanent jobs citing Task Automation 420 466 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.63% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.69% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 294 325 347
London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £42,875 £36,250 £41,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 65,029 67,728 75,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.37% 91.79% 91.40%
Number of salaries quoted 52,047 53,744 65,309
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Task Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Task Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Task Automation in London

Task Automation
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Task Automation in London

Task Automation
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Task Automation in London over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Task Automation in London

Task Automation
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Task Automation within the London region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. 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 -1 87 £60,000 +15.38% 11
South London +11 13 £48,500 +7.78% 3
West London +21 9 £37,500 -3.85% 9
East London - 4 £60,000 -
Task Automation
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Task Automation.

1 162 (38.57%) Python
2 154 (36.67%) Finance
3 149 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
4 144 (34.29%) Linux
5 141 (33.57%) DevOps
6 137 (32.62%) PowerShell
7 136 (32.38%) SQL
8 135 (32.14%) Windows
9 119 (28.33%) Problem-Solving
10 113 (26.90%) Java
11 105 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 89 (21.19%) JavaScript
13 86 (20.48%) Windows Server
14 84 (20.00%) Banking
15 81 (19.29%) Big Data
16 78 (18.57%) Puppet
17 73 (17.38%) Jenkins
17 73 (17.38%) Bash Shell
17 73 (17.38%) .NET
18 72 (17.14%) Git (software)
19 67 (15.95%) Risk Management
20 65 (15.48%) SQL Server
21 63 (15.00%) C#
21 63 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
22 62 (14.76%) Investment Banking
23 61 (14.52%) Active Directory
24 59 (14.05%) Ansible
25 57 (13.57%) Unix
25 57 (13.57%) Continuous Integration

Task Automation
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 40 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
2 29 (6.90%) Apache
3 22 (5.24%) Apache Spark
4 20 (4.76%) Confluence
5 17 (4.05%) MS Exchange
5 17 (4.05%) Tomcat
6 15 (3.57%) IIS
7 13 (3.10%) Drupal
8 12 (2.86%) Moodle
8 12 (2.86%) WordPress
9 11 (2.62%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.43%) nginx
11 5 (1.19%) CMS
11 5 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.19%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.19%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.95%) SAS
13 2 (0.48%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.67%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.95%) SPSS
4 3 (0.71%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.71%) Revit
4 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.71%) Stata
5 2 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Primavera
2 1 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.24%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 144 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (11.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 36 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
5 32 (7.62%) Amazon S3
6 30 (7.14%) Serverless
7 24 (5.71%) Amazon ELB
7 24 (5.71%) Office 365
8 19 (4.52%) AWS Lambda
9 18 (4.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 15 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (3.57%) GitHub
11 14 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 12 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (2.14%) IaaS
13 9 (2.14%) PaaS
13 9 (2.14%) Route 53
14 7 (1.67%) Amazon Glacier
14 7 (1.67%) CloudFront
14 7 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (12.14%) DNS
2 39 (9.29%) Firewall
2 39 (9.29%) TCP/IP
3 36 (8.57%) DHCP
4 28 (6.67%) HTTP
5 17 (4.05%) SSL
6 12 (2.86%) LAN
7 11 (2.62%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (2.62%) Internet
7 11 (2.62%) MPLS
7 11 (2.62%) NX-OS
8 9 (2.14%) SAN
9 6 (1.43%) BGP
9 6 (1.43%) OSPF
9 6 (1.43%) VPN
10 4 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.95%) NetScaler
10 4 (0.95%) Network Security
10 4 (0.95%) SMTP
11 3 (0.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (19.29%) Big Data
2 65 (15.48%) SQL Server
3 54 (12.86%) MySQL
4 44 (10.48%) Hadoop
5 41 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (9.29%) NoSQL
6 39 (9.29%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (7.38%) MongoDB
8 29 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
9 28 (6.67%) Redis
10 20 (4.76%) Relational Database
11 19 (4.52%) Oracle Database
12 17 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (3.10%) Data Lake
14 12 (2.86%) DB2
14 12 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (1.90%) Amazon Aurora
17 7 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
17 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 73 (17.38%) Jenkins
2 72 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 50 (11.90%) TeamCity
4 34 (8.10%) Octopus Deploy
5 24 (5.71%) Selenium
6 22 (5.24%) JIRA
7 19 (4.52%) Grunt
7 19 (4.52%) WebDriver
8 18 (4.29%) gulp
9 14 (3.33%) MSI
10 13 (3.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (2.62%) webpack
12 10 (2.38%) git-flow
12 10 (2.38%) GoCD
12 10 (2.38%) SpecFlow
13 9 (2.14%) Cucumber
13 9 (2.14%) Subversion
14 8 (1.90%) Gitweb
14 8 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (1.67%) CircleCI
General
1 154 (36.67%) Finance
2 84 (20.00%) Banking
3 62 (14.76%) Investment Banking
4 34 (8.10%) Front Office
5 33 (7.86%) Financial Institution
6 26 (6.19%) Legal
7 13 (3.10%) Law
7 13 (3.10%) Publishing
8 12 (2.86%) Marketing
9 11 (2.62%) Games
10 8 (1.90%) Advertising
11 4 (0.95%) Back Office
12 3 (0.71%) Military
13 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.48%) Retail
13 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.24%) Electronics
14 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 101 (24.05%) Developer
2 69 (16.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (8.10%) Analyst
4 32 (7.62%) AWS Engineer
5 30 (7.14%) Administrator
5 30 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
6 26 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
7 25 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
8 24 (5.71%) C# Developer
9 22 (5.24%) AWS DevOps
9 22 (5.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 21 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 21 (5.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 20 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 20 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
11 20 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
11 20 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 19 (4.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 19 (4.52%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (17.38%) .NET
2 40 (9.52%) Web Services
3 38 (9.05%) HTML
4 28 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 28 (6.67%) CSS
5 25 (5.95%) LAMP
5 25 (5.95%) SailPoint
6 21 (5.00%) HTML5
7 19 (4.52%) FIX Protocol
8 18 (4.29%) Sass
9 16 (3.81%) RESTful
10 15 (3.57%) Kafka
10 15 (3.57%) REST
11 13 (3.10%) Ember.js
12 12 (2.86%) jQuery
12 12 (2.86%) Middleware
12 12 (2.86%) Node.js
12 12 (2.86%) React
12 12 (2.86%) Software Packaging
12 12 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (12.86%) Data Centre
3 51 (12.14%) Management Information System
4 35 (8.33%) Equities
5 32 (7.62%) Fixed Income
6 31 (7.38%) Linux Command Line
7 29 (6.90%) Cyberthreat
8 25 (5.95%) Robotics
8 25 (5.95%) Tandem
9 22 (5.24%) Self-Motivation
10 20 (4.76%) Algorithms
11 18 (4.29%) Public Cloud
12 16 (3.81%) Replication
13 15 (3.57%) Computer Science
13 15 (3.57%) Fintech
13 15 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (3.10%) Client/Server
15 12 (2.86%) Fat Client
15 12 (2.86%) Thin Client
16 9 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 144 (34.29%) Linux
2 135 (32.14%) Windows
3 86 (20.48%) Windows Server
4 57 (13.57%) Unix
5 31 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (6.19%) CentOS
8 24 (5.71%) Windows 7
9 23 (5.48%) Windows 10
10 16 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.14%) Android
11 9 (2.14%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.19%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.24%) Debian
15 1 (0.24%) OS/390
15 1 (0.24%) VMS
15 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (33.57%) DevOps
3 119 (28.33%) Problem-Solving
4 67 (15.95%) Risk Management
5 57 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (13.10%) Software Engineering
7 51 (12.14%) TDD
8 48 (11.43%) Test Automation
9 46 (10.95%) High Availability
10 43 (10.24%) Configuration Management
10 43 (10.24%) ETL
10 43 (10.24%) Information Security
11 38 (9.05%) Deployment Automation
12 36 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
13 35 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
14 34 (8.10%) BDD
14 34 (8.10%) Low Latency
14 34 (8.10%) Open Source
15 33 (7.86%) Continuous Improvement
16 32 (7.62%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 162 (38.57%) Python
2 137 (32.62%) PowerShell
3 136 (32.38%) SQL
4 113 (26.90%) Java
5 89 (21.19%) JavaScript
6 73 (17.38%) Bash Shell
7 63 (15.00%) C#
8 46 (10.95%) Perl
9 37 (8.81%) Shell Script
10 32 (7.62%) Scala
11 31 (7.38%) Ruby
12 27 (6.43%) PHP
13 25 (5.95%) BeanShell
14 23 (5.48%) C++
15 20 (4.76%) Java 8
16 19 (4.52%) C
17 16 (3.81%) T-SQL
18 11 (2.62%) Erlang
19 10 (2.38%) Go
20 8 (1.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (12.14%) Degree
2 10 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.90%) CCNA
4 8 (1.90%) MCSE
5 6 (1.43%) SANS
6 5 (1.19%) CCNP
6 5 (1.19%) MCSA
7 4 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.95%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.95%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.71%) CEH
8 3 (0.71%) CHFI
8 3 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.71%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (12.14%) QA
2 8 (1.90%) GCP
2 8 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) SAS 70
System Software
1 61 (14.52%) Active Directory
2 48 (11.43%) Docker
3 47 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (3.81%) vSphere
7 15 (3.57%) Hyper-V
8 9 (2.14%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (1.19%) HDFS
10 5 (1.19%) KVM
11 3 (0.71%) Firmware
11 3 (0.71%) XenApp
12 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.24%) NFS
13 1 (0.24%) Samba
13 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 78 (18.57%) Puppet
2 59 (14.05%) Ansible
3 49 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (9.05%) SCCM
5 36 (8.57%) Kubernetes
6 25 (5.95%) Nagios
7 18 (4.29%) Terraform
8 12 (2.86%) Check_MK
8 12 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
9 11 (2.62%) Backup Exec
10 8 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (1.67%) Icinga
12 6 (1.43%) CFEngine
12 6 (1.43%) Grafana
12 6 (1.43%) HAProxy
12 6 (1.43%) logstash
12 6 (1.43%) Mesos
12 6 (1.43%) Salt
12 6 (1.43%) WSUS
13 5 (1.19%) Munin
Vendors
1 105 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 52 (12.38%) VMware
3 37 (8.81%) Tableau
4 35 (8.33%) Bloomberg
5 30 (7.14%) Oracle
6 27 (6.43%) Citrix
6 27 (6.43%) Red Hat
6 27 (6.43%) ServiceNow
7 26 (6.19%) Cisco
8 21 (5.00%) Google
9 18 (4.29%) Atlassian
9 18 (4.29%) Fidessa
10 12 (2.86%) FactSet
10 12 (2.86%) Reuters
11 11 (2.62%) FXall
11 11 (2.62%) SaltStack
11 11 (2.62%) Tradeweb
11 11 (2.62%) Veeam
12 7 (1.67%) Apple
12 7 (1.67%) Yahoo!