Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Task Automation
England > London
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 432 449 518
Rank change year-on-year +17 +69 +143
Permanent jobs citing Task Automation 484 450 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.61% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.67% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 400 410 336
London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £38,625 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.86% +1.00% +11.11%

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 67661 66744 78574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.64% 90.64% 89.70%
Number of salaries quoted 52786 57150 66546
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.84% +8.18% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 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 -21 85 £52,500 -19.23% 3
West London +31 27 £49,155 +13.65% 3
South London -6 4 £60,000 +20.00%
Task Automation
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT jobs citing Task Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Task Automation.

1 287 (59.30%) Finance
2 259 (53.51%) Windows
3 252 (52.07%) PowerShell
4 182 (37.60%) Windows Server
5 171 (35.33%) Linux
6 168 (34.71%) Banking
7 162 (33.47%) DevOps
8 151 (31.20%) Puppet
9 146 (30.17%) SQL
10 140 (28.93%) Amazon AWS
11 137 (28.31%) Active Directory
12 131 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
13 120 (24.79%) IIS
14 119 (24.59%) Configuration Management
14 119 (24.59%) Ansible
15 116 (23.97%) Opscode Chef
16 115 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
16 115 (23.76%) Microsoft Azure
17 107 (22.11%) Migration
18 104 (21.49%) Microsoft
19 103 (21.28%) Python
20 100 (20.66%) SQL Server
21 97 (20.04%) VMware
22 95 (19.63%) .NET
23 94 (19.42%) Jenkins
23 94 (19.42%) Data Centre
24 93 (19.21%) SCCM
25 90 (18.60%) Office 365
26 89 (18.39%) Asset Management
27 86 (17.77%) TeamCity

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
1 120 (24.79%) IIS
2 78 (16.12%) Apache
3 50 (10.33%) Confluence
4 46 (9.50%) Tomcat
5 27 (5.58%) MS Exchange
6 24 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 24 (4.96%) nginx
6 24 (4.96%) WebSphere
7 19 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (3.10%) OpenStack
8 15 (3.10%) SharePoint
9 13 (2.69%) WordPress
10 9 (1.86%) Skype for Business
11 8 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.62%) JBoss
12 3 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.41%) CMS
13 2 (0.41%) Drupal
13 2 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.21%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 140 (28.93%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (23.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (18.60%) Office 365
4 15 (3.10%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (2.27%) Amazon S3
6 10 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (2.07%) SaaS
7 9 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.86%) GitHub
7 9 (1.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (1.65%) PaaS
9 6 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.24%) Google Compute Engine
9 6 (1.24%) Route 53
10 5 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.03%) IaaS
11 4 (0.83%) Loggly
12 3 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (9.50%) TCP/IP
2 44 (9.09%) DNS
3 38 (7.85%) DHCP
3 38 (7.85%) SAN
4 33 (6.82%) NAS
5 27 (5.58%) Firewall
6 16 (3.31%) LDAP
7 11 (2.27%) LAN
8 10 (2.07%) WAN
9 9 (1.86%) HTTP
9 9 (1.86%) Skype
9 9 (1.86%) VPN
10 8 (1.65%) Network Security
10 8 (1.65%) VLAN
10 8 (1.65%) VSAN
11 7 (1.45%) BGP
11 7 (1.45%) PCoIP
12 6 (1.24%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (1.24%) Ethernet
12 6 (1.24%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (20.66%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.64%) MySQL
3 33 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 33 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (3.10%) NoSQL
6 15 (3.10%) Oracle Database
6 15 (3.10%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (3.10%) SQL Server 2016
7 12 (2.48%) Big Data
8 10 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (1.45%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.45%) Redis
10 7 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 94 (19.42%) Jenkins
2 86 (17.77%) TeamCity
3 71 (14.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 63 (13.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 57 (11.78%) JIRA
6 55 (11.36%) Hudson
7 54 (11.16%) MSBuild
8 51 (10.54%) MSI
9 47 (9.71%) Git (software)
10 39 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (5.17%) Selenium
12 19 (3.93%) Cucumber
12 19 (3.93%) WebDriver
13 14 (2.89%) JIRA Agile
13 14 (2.89%) ScriptRunner
14 12 (2.48%) JMeter
15 10 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 10 (2.07%) Vagrant
16 7 (1.45%) Gradle
16 7 (1.45%) Grunt
General
1 287 (59.30%) Finance
2 168 (34.71%) Banking
3 51 (10.54%) Investment Banking
4 39 (8.06%) Front Office
5 24 (4.96%) Retail Banking
6 16 (3.31%) Legal
7 14 (2.89%) Marketing
8 12 (2.48%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.07%) Law
10 9 (1.86%) Back Office
11 8 (1.65%) Manufacturing
12 7 (1.45%) Electronics
13 6 (1.24%) Financial Institution
13 6 (1.24%) Games
14 5 (1.03%) Retail
15 2 (0.41%) Publishing
16 1 (0.21%) Advertising
16 1 (0.21%) French Language
16 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (13.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 55 (11.36%) Analyst
3 53 (10.95%) Desktop Support
4 49 (10.12%) Windows Engineer
5 48 (9.92%) Applications Support
6 47 (9.71%) Developer
7 45 (9.30%) Desktop Engineer
8 43 (8.88%) Administrator
9 40 (8.26%) Support Engineer
10 36 (7.44%) Windows DevOps Engineer
11 35 (7.23%) Linux Engineer
11 35 (7.23%) SCCM Engineer
12 34 (7.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 34 (7.02%) PowerShell Engineer
13 31 (6.40%) Applications Engineer
13 31 (6.40%) Office 365 Engineer
14 28 (5.79%) VMware Engineer
15 26 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 26 (5.37%) Systems Engineer
16 25 (5.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (19.63%) .NET
2 51 (10.54%) Software Packaging
3 42 (8.68%) Web Services
4 25 (5.17%) LAMP
5 23 (4.75%) HTML
6 21 (4.34%) MSMQ
6 21 (4.34%) WebSphere MQ
7 19 (3.93%) LEMP Stack
8 18 (3.72%) XML
9 16 (3.31%) AngularJS
9 16 (3.31%) FIX Protocol
10 15 (3.10%) JSON
10 15 (3.10%) YAML
11 14 (2.89%) CSS
11 14 (2.89%) JDBC
11 14 (2.89%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (2.89%) RESTful
12 12 (2.48%) Elastic Stack
12 12 (2.48%) Middleware
12 12 (2.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 94 (19.42%) Data Centre
2 70 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 27 (5.58%) Computer Science
5 24 (4.96%) Fat Client
5 24 (4.96%) Thin Client
6 22 (4.55%) Derivative
6 22 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 22 (4.55%) Hedge funds
7 21 (4.34%) Fixed Income
8 19 (3.93%) Fintech
9 18 (3.72%) Algorithms
9 18 (3.72%) Equities
10 15 (3.10%) Clustering
11 14 (2.89%) Mobile App
12 13 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (2.27%) Public Cloud
14 6 (1.24%) LIMS
15 5 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
15 5 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 259 (53.51%) Windows
2 182 (37.60%) Windows Server
3 171 (35.33%) Linux
4 74 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (12.40%) Unix
5 60 (12.40%) Windows 10
5 60 (12.40%) Windows 7
6 49 (10.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (9.71%) Solaris
8 30 (6.20%) CentOS
9 29 (5.99%) Ubuntu
10 16 (3.31%) Fedora
11 10 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (1.86%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.24%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.83%) Android
15 3 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (33.47%) DevOps
2 131 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (24.59%) Configuration Management
4 115 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
5 107 (22.11%) Migration
6 89 (18.39%) Asset Management
7 47 (9.71%) Scrum
8 44 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 37 (7.64%) High Availability
10 35 (7.23%) ITIL
11 31 (6.40%) Service Delivery
12 29 (5.99%) Root Cause Analysis
13 27 (5.58%) Automated Trading
14 25 (5.17%) Collaborative Working
14 25 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (5.17%) Open Source
15 24 (4.96%) Application Packaging
15 24 (4.96%) BDD
15 24 (4.96%) Wealth Management
16 22 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 252 (52.07%) PowerShell
2 146 (30.17%) SQL
3 103 (21.28%) Python
4 64 (13.22%) Bash Shell
5 59 (12.19%) Perl
6 55 (11.36%) Java
7 46 (9.50%) Shell Script
8 31 (6.40%) Ruby
9 29 (5.99%) PHP
10 27 (5.58%) JavaScript
11 23 (4.75%) VB
12 22 (4.55%) C#
13 16 (3.31%) Bourne shell
13 16 (3.31%) Korn
13 16 (3.31%) T-SQL
14 12 (2.48%) PHP 5
14 12 (2.48%) PHP 7
15 5 (1.03%) ES6
15 5 (1.03%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 51 (10.54%) Degree
2 7 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (1.45%) PhD
3 6 (1.24%) CISSP
4 5 (1.03%) CCIE
4 5 (1.03%) CCNP
4 5 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.83%) GCIH
5 4 (0.83%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.62%) CFCE
6 3 (0.62%) CREST Certified
6 3 (0.62%) GCFA
6 3 (0.62%) GCFE
6 3 (0.62%) GREM
6 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.62%) PMP
7 2 (0.41%) GPEN
7 2 (0.41%) MCSE
7 2 (0.41%) OSCP
7 2 (0.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.26%) QA
2 9 (1.86%) SLA
3 6 (1.24%) SEPA
4 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.21%) P3O
6 1 (0.21%) PMO
6 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 137 (28.31%) Active Directory
2 74 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (11.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 42 (8.68%) Docker
5 31 (6.40%) vSphere
6 28 (5.79%) Virtual Desktop
7 25 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.45%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (1.45%) XenApp
8 7 (1.45%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.24%) Ceph
9 6 (1.24%) GPFS
9 6 (1.24%) KVM
9 6 (1.24%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 3 (0.62%) Postfix
11 2 (0.41%) Snort
11 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 151 (31.20%) Puppet
2 119 (24.59%) Ansible
3 116 (23.97%) Opscode Chef
4 93 (19.21%) SCCM
5 68 (14.05%) Nagios
6 40 (8.26%) Icinga
7 13 (2.69%) SCOrch
8 12 (2.48%) vRealize
9 10 (2.07%) Grafana
10 8 (1.65%) Rundeck
10 8 (1.65%) Terraform
11 6 (1.24%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (1.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 6 (1.24%) SCOM
11 6 (1.24%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.83%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.83%) CFEngine
12 4 (0.83%) Kubernetes
12 4 (0.83%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.62%) EnCase
Vendors
1 104 (21.49%) Microsoft
2 97 (20.04%) VMware
3 52 (10.74%) Atlassian
4 50 (10.33%) Oracle
5 48 (9.92%) Red Hat
6 41 (8.47%) Citrix
7 37 (7.64%) Bloomberg
8 30 (6.20%) Sybase
9 24 (4.96%) HP
10 23 (4.75%) FactSet
10 23 (4.75%) Reuters
11 19 (3.93%) Murex
12 15 (3.10%) RedGate
13 14 (2.89%) Cisco
13 14 (2.89%) Fidessa
14 11 (2.27%) SaltStack
15 8 (1.65%) Splunk
16 7 (1.45%) Juniper
17 6 (1.24%) Intel
17 6 (1.24%) SAP