Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Task Automation
England > London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 466 436 456
Rank change year-on-year -30 +20 +87
Permanent jobs citing Task Automation 346 493 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.66% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.71% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 234 397 406
London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -

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 61,240 69,295 68,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.02% 93.31% 92.17%
Number of salaries quoted 49,534 53,968 58,492
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 79 £60,000 +14.29% 15
West London +6 9 £95,000 +93.27% 10
South London 0 7 £42,000 -30.00% 3
East London - 1 £47,500 - 3
Task Automation
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 151 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (42.20%) Finance
3 140 (40.46%) PowerShell
4 124 (35.84%) Python
5 109 (31.50%) Windows
6 101 (29.19%) SQL
7 98 (28.32%) Problem-Solving
8 96 (27.75%) JavaScript
8 96 (27.75%) C#
9 92 (26.59%) Microsoft
10 79 (22.83%) Java
11 77 (22.25%) DevOps
12 73 (21.10%) .NET
13 70 (20.23%) Test Automation
14 69 (19.94%) Git (software)
15 68 (19.65%) Amazon AWS
16 65 (18.79%) Linux
17 60 (17.34%) Microsoft Azure
18 59 (17.05%) Continuous Improvement
18 59 (17.05%) Windows Server
19 57 (16.47%) SQL Server
20 55 (15.90%) DNS
20 55 (15.90%) Configuration Management
20 55 (15.90%) QA
21 54 (15.61%) Degree
21 54 (15.61%) Active Directory
21 54 (15.61%) Elasticsearch
22 53 (15.32%) Information Security
22 53 (15.32%) BDD
23 52 (15.03%) Ansible

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 54 (15.61%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (4.91%) Confluence
3 16 (4.62%) MS Exchange
4 14 (4.05%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.18%) Apache
5 11 (3.18%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.60%) CMS
7 8 (2.31%) Ethereum
7 8 (2.31%) Hyperledger
7 8 (2.31%) IIS
8 5 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.16%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.16%) SAS
10 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.87%) nginx
10 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.58%) Drupal
11 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.16%) SPSS
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.29%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (2.31%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.58%) PlanetPress Connect
2 2 (0.58%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 68 (19.65%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (17.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (11.56%) Office 365
4 13 (3.76%) SaaS
5 12 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (3.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.31%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (2.31%) Amazon S3
7 8 (2.31%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (1.45%) GitHub
9 4 (1.16%) NuGet
10 3 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.87%) Slack
11 2 (0.58%) Datadog
11 2 (0.58%) IaaS
11 2 (0.58%) PaaS
11 2 (0.58%) Yammer
12 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.29%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 55 (15.90%) DNS
2 41 (11.85%) Firewall
2 41 (11.85%) TCP/IP
3 27 (7.80%) DHCP
4 22 (6.36%) SSL
5 20 (5.78%) SMTP
5 20 (5.78%) WAN
6 19 (5.49%) Wireless
7 18 (5.20%) LAN
8 16 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
9 14 (4.05%) Internet
9 14 (4.05%) SAN
10 13 (3.76%) HTTP
11 6 (1.73%) Network Security
11 6 (1.73%) SSH
11 6 (1.73%) VLAN
11 6 (1.73%) VSAN
11 6 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.45%) Intranet
13 4 (1.16%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 49 (14.16%) Big Data
3 47 (13.58%) MySQL
4 43 (12.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (10.40%) Hadoop
6 21 (6.07%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (5.49%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.89%) Blockchain
8 10 (2.89%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.31%) RethinkDB
9 8 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.73%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.73%) Power BI
12 5 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (1.45%) BigQuery
12 5 (1.45%) Looker
12 5 (1.45%) Redis
12 5 (1.45%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 69 (19.94%) Git (software)
2 50 (14.45%) Selenium
3 48 (13.87%) Jenkins
4 33 (9.54%) JIRA
5 30 (8.67%) SpecFlow
5 30 (8.67%) WebDriver
6 19 (5.49%) MSI
7 18 (5.20%) Grunt
7 18 (5.20%) gulp
8 16 (4.62%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (4.34%) HP UFT
10 14 (4.05%) TeamCity
11 11 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (2.60%) Maven
12 9 (2.60%) NUnit
12 9 (2.60%) SoapUI
13 7 (2.02%) Cucumber
13 7 (2.02%) git-flow
13 7 (2.02%) Subversion
13 7 (2.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 146 (42.20%) Finance
2 38 (10.98%) Banking
3 28 (8.09%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.34%) Games
5 11 (3.18%) Front Office
6 10 (2.89%) Marketing
7 9 (2.60%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.60%) Law
8 5 (1.45%) Retail
9 4 (1.16%) Back Office
10 3 (0.87%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (30.92%) Developer
2 41 (11.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (10.40%) Analyst
3 36 (10.40%) Developer in Test
4 30 (8.67%) Support Engineer
5 27 (7.80%) Administrator
5 27 (7.80%) Test Automation Developer
6 25 (7.23%) Systems Engineer
7 23 (6.65%) Systems Administrator
8 19 (5.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 18 (5.20%) Analyst Developer
9 18 (5.20%) Senior Developer
10 17 (4.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (4.62%) Automation Test Analyst
11 16 (4.62%) Test Analyst
12 15 (4.34%) Applications Support
12 15 (4.34%) Lead Developer
13 14 (4.05%) DevOps Administrator
13 14 (4.05%) Web Developer
14 13 (3.76%) DevOps Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (21.10%) .NET
2 46 (13.29%) HTML
3 36 (10.40%) AngularJS
4 35 (10.12%) SailPoint
5 33 (9.54%) Software Packaging
6 30 (8.67%) CSS
6 30 (8.67%) HTML5
7 28 (8.09%) Gherkin
8 22 (6.36%) Web Services
9 19 (5.49%) React
10 18 (5.20%) Node.js
11 16 (4.62%) CSS3
12 14 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (4.05%) RESTful
13 13 (3.76%) Sass
13 13 (3.76%) SOAP
14 12 (3.47%) Backbone.js
14 12 (3.47%) Ember.js
15 10 (2.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (2.60%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.98%) Management Information System
2 33 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (9.25%) Robotics
4 31 (8.96%) Tandem
5 19 (5.49%) Fat Client
5 19 (5.49%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (5.49%) Thin Client
5 19 (5.49%) Virtual Team
6 16 (4.62%) Clustering
7 15 (4.34%) Data Centre
8 12 (3.47%) User Experience
9 11 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (2.89%) Equities
10 10 (2.89%) Public Cloud
11 8 (2.31%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (2.31%) Hedge funds
12 7 (2.02%) Fixed Income
13 6 (1.73%) Fintech
14 4 (1.16%) Video\Live Streaming
15 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 109 (31.50%) Windows
2 65 (18.79%) Linux
3 59 (17.05%) Windows Server
4 35 (10.12%) Windows 10
4 35 (10.12%) Windows 7
5 26 (7.51%) Unix
6 24 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.02%) Android
7 7 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.73%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.45%) CentOS
9 5 (1.45%) Solaris
9 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.16%) FreeBSD
11 3 (0.87%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.58%) Fedora
12 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (28.32%) Problem-Solving
3 77 (22.25%) DevOps
4 70 (20.23%) Test Automation
5 59 (17.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 55 (15.90%) Configuration Management
7 53 (15.32%) BDD
7 53 (15.32%) Information Security
8 49 (14.16%) Cybersecurity
9 48 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (13.29%) Risk Management
11 40 (11.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 39 (11.27%) Computer Science
13 37 (10.69%) Software Engineering
14 36 (10.40%) SDLC
15 35 (10.12%) ETL
15 35 (10.12%) ITIL
16 33 (9.54%) Decision-Making
17 32 (9.25%) Microservices
17 32 (9.25%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 140 (40.46%) PowerShell
2 124 (35.84%) Python
3 101 (29.19%) SQL
4 96 (27.75%) C#
4 96 (27.75%) JavaScript
5 79 (22.83%) Java
6 42 (12.14%) Perl
7 34 (9.83%) Ruby
8 32 (9.25%) BeanShell
9 31 (8.96%) Bash Shell
10 22 (6.36%) C
11 19 (5.49%) C++
12 17 (4.91%) VBScript
13 15 (4.34%) Go
14 14 (4.05%) PHP
15 9 (2.60%) R
15 9 (2.60%) Shell Script
16 8 (2.31%) Scala
17 6 (1.73%) ES6
17 6 (1.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (15.61%) Degree
2 37 (10.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (4.62%) CISSP
4 16 (4.62%) GIAC
5 15 (4.34%) ISEB
5 15 (4.34%) ISTQB
6 14 (4.05%) MCDST
7 6 (1.73%) RHCSA
8 5 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.16%) CCNA
9 4 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.16%) MCP
9 4 (1.16%) MCSE
9 4 (1.16%) RHCE
10 3 (0.87%) HND
10 3 (0.87%) MCSA
10 3 (0.87%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (15.90%) QA
2 16 (4.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 16 (4.62%) SAS 70
3 7 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.45%) GDPR
4 5 (1.45%) HIPAA
4 5 (1.45%) SLA
5 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 54 (15.61%) Active Directory
2 41 (11.85%) Docker
3 21 (6.07%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (4.05%) Hyper-V
6 12 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.31%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.02%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (1.73%) XenApp
9 6 (1.73%) XenServer
10 4 (1.16%) Firmware
11 2 (0.58%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (15.03%) Ansible
2 48 (13.87%) Puppet
3 41 (11.85%) SCCM
4 33 (9.54%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (5.49%) Kubernetes
6 16 (4.62%) WSUS
7 15 (4.34%) Nagios
7 15 (4.34%) Terraform
8 14 (4.05%) IBM BigFix
9 10 (2.89%) SCOM
10 8 (2.31%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (1.73%) HP SIM
12 5 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (1.45%) ZABBIX
13 4 (1.16%) Rundeck
13 4 (1.16%) vCenter Server
14 2 (0.58%) Graylog
14 2 (0.58%) Kibana
14 2 (0.58%) Packer
14 2 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 92 (26.59%) Microsoft
2 40 (11.56%) Splunk
3 37 (10.69%) Tableau
4 34 (9.83%) ServiceNow
5 31 (8.96%) Citrix
5 31 (8.96%) VMware
6 24 (6.94%) IBM
7 22 (6.36%) Bloomberg
8 19 (5.49%) FactSet
8 19 (5.49%) Reuters
9 15 (4.34%) Ivanti
10 14 (4.05%) Intel
10 14 (4.05%) Sun
11 10 (2.89%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.60%) Dell
13 8 (2.31%) HP
13 8 (2.31%) Juniper
14 7 (2.02%) Cisco
14 7 (2.02%) Oracle
14 7 (2.02%) Tradeweb