Period
to 21 March 2019

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 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Task Automation
England > London
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 476 409 460
Rank change year-on-year -67 +51 +62
Permanent jobs citing Task Automation 305 482 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.69% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.75% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 236 409 345
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,750 £35,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +7.32%

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 56,506 64,391 63,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.18% 92.77% 92.09%
Number of salaries quoted 45,677 53,226 53,148
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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 +17 75 £60,000 -5.88% 16
South London +7 6 £72,500 -3.33%
East London +29 2 £52,500 -2.33% 2
West London +4 1 £65,000 +62.50% 15
Task Automation
England

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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.

1 130 (42.62%) PowerShell
2 115 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (36.72%) Windows
4 93 (30.49%) DevOps
5 88 (28.85%) SQL
5 88 (28.85%) Finance
6 84 (27.54%) Problem-Solving
7 83 (27.21%) Microsoft
8 77 (25.25%) Linux
9 75 (24.59%) Windows Server
10 74 (24.26%) Python
11 64 (20.98%) Microsoft Azure
12 61 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 60 (19.67%) Active Directory
13 60 (19.67%) Java
14 59 (19.34%) Amazon AWS
15 57 (18.69%) Configuration Management
16 56 (18.36%) JavaScript
16 56 (18.36%) Puppet
17 52 (17.05%) .NET
18 50 (16.39%) Opscode Chef
19 49 (16.07%) Ansible
20 48 (15.74%) Jenkins
21 47 (15.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 45 (14.75%) Microservices
23 42 (13.77%) High Availability
24 41 (13.44%) Splunk
24 41 (13.44%) Test Automation
24 41 (13.44%) SQL Server
25 40 (13.11%) Degree

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 26 (8.52%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (6.56%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.57%) IIS
3 17 (5.57%) MS Exchange
3 17 (5.57%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.92%) Apache
5 8 (2.62%) Confluence
5 8 (2.62%) Ethereum
5 8 (2.62%) Hyperledger
5 8 (2.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.98%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.33%) CMS
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.33%) HipChat
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.95%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (0.33%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 64 (20.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (19.34%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (11.15%) Office 365
4 23 (7.54%) SaaS
5 21 (6.89%) IaaS
5 21 (6.89%) PaaS
6 10 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.95%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (2.62%) Amazon ELB
8 8 (2.62%) Amazon S3
8 8 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (2.62%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.97%) Datadog
10 4 (1.31%) GitHub
11 2 (0.66%) Heroku
12 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 37 (12.13%) DNS
2 33 (10.82%) TCP/IP
3 28 (9.18%) Firewall
4 27 (8.85%) HTTP
5 21 (6.89%) SSL
6 20 (6.56%) SAN
7 16 (5.25%) VLAN
8 15 (4.92%) DHCP
9 12 (3.93%) Internet
10 10 (3.28%) HTTPS
11 9 (2.95%) VPN
12 8 (2.62%) Intranet
12 8 (2.62%) WAN
13 7 (2.30%) LAN
13 7 (2.30%) NAS
13 7 (2.30%) PCoIP
14 6 (1.97%) VSAN
14 6 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (1.31%) BIG-IP
16 2 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.44%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.48%) MySQL
3 26 (8.52%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (7.87%) Big Data
5 22 (7.21%) Oracle Database
6 21 (6.89%) MongoDB
7 13 (4.26%) Relational Database
8 11 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (3.28%) Blockchain
10 9 (2.95%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.62%) Looker
11 8 (2.62%) RethinkDB
12 7 (2.30%) OLAP
13 6 (1.97%) Redis
14 5 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (1.64%) Data Lake
14 5 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.64%) NoSQL
14 5 (1.64%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 61 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 48 (15.74%) Jenkins
3 27 (8.85%) TeamCity
4 22 (7.21%) Selenium
5 19 (6.23%) JIRA
6 17 (5.57%) Bitbucket
6 17 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (4.92%) Grunt
7 15 (4.92%) gulp
8 11 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (3.28%) Maven
9 10 (3.28%) MSI
9 10 (3.28%) WebDriver
10 7 (2.30%) Subversion
11 6 (1.97%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.97%) SpecFlow
12 5 (1.64%) HP UFT
12 5 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (1.31%) Gradle
13 4 (1.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 88 (28.85%) Finance
2 37 (12.13%) Banking
3 14 (4.59%) Games
4 13 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.28%) Front Office
6 9 (2.95%) Marketing
7 7 (2.30%) Retail
8 6 (1.97%) Law
8 6 (1.97%) Legal
9 5 (1.64%) Back Office
10 4 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.66%) Advertising
11 2 (0.66%) Military
11 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.33%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 74 (24.26%) Developer
2 45 (14.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (9.51%) Administrator
5 22 (7.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 20 (6.56%) Azure Engineer
6 20 (6.56%) Senior Developer
6 20 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
7 19 (6.23%) Analyst
7 19 (6.23%) Applications Support
8 18 (5.90%) DBA
9 17 (5.57%) Systems Engineer
10 16 (5.25%) Support Engineer
11 14 (4.59%) Azure DevOps
11 14 (4.59%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.93%) Applications Engineer
12 12 (3.93%) Lead Developer
13 11 (3.61%) AWS Engineer
13 11 (3.61%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 11 (3.61%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (17.05%) .NET
2 31 (10.16%) HTML
3 27 (8.85%) Node.js
4 26 (8.52%) Software Packaging
5 21 (6.89%) CSS
6 18 (5.90%) Sass
7 17 (5.57%) AngularJS
7 17 (5.57%) HTML5
7 17 (5.57%) Web Services
8 14 (4.59%) React
9 13 (4.26%) CSS3
10 11 (3.61%) Gherkin
11 10 (3.28%) JSON
11 10 (3.28%) SailPoint
12 9 (2.95%) Backbone.js
12 9 (2.95%) Ember.js
12 9 (2.95%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (2.62%) RESTful
13 8 (2.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (10.16%) Clustering
3 22 (7.21%) Data Centre
4 20 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (4.59%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.93%) Virtual Team
8 10 (3.28%) Algorithms
8 10 (3.28%) Fintech
9 9 (2.95%) PKI
9 9 (2.95%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.62%) Replication
11 7 (2.30%) Equities
11 7 (2.30%) Robotics
11 7 (2.30%) Tandem
12 6 (1.97%) Fixed Income
13 5 (1.64%) Hedge funds
13 5 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (1.31%) Life Science
14 4 (1.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 112 (36.72%) Windows
2 77 (25.25%) Linux
3 75 (24.59%) Windows Server
4 27 (8.85%) Unix
4 27 (8.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (7.87%) Windows 10
5 24 (7.87%) Windows 7
6 15 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.95%) FreeBSD
9 7 (2.30%) CentOS
9 7 (2.30%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.64%) Debian
10 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.31%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.31%) Solaris
11 4 (1.31%) VMS
12 2 (0.66%) AIX
12 2 (0.66%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.66%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (30.49%) DevOps
3 84 (27.54%) Problem-Solving
4 57 (18.69%) Configuration Management
5 47 (15.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 45 (14.75%) Microservices
7 42 (13.77%) High Availability
8 41 (13.44%) Test Automation
9 36 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (10.49%) ITIL
11 30 (9.84%) Software Engineering
12 29 (9.51%) Deployment Automation
12 29 (9.51%) Performance Tuning
13 28 (9.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 28 (9.18%) Performance Monitoring
14 27 (8.85%) Cybersecurity
14 27 (8.85%) Validation
15 24 (7.87%) BDD
16 23 (7.54%) Change Management
16 23 (7.54%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 130 (42.62%) PowerShell
2 88 (28.85%) SQL
3 74 (24.26%) Python
4 60 (19.67%) Java
5 56 (18.36%) JavaScript
6 36 (11.80%) C#
7 24 (7.87%) Bash Shell
8 22 (7.21%) Shell Script
9 21 (6.89%) Ruby
10 18 (5.90%) Perl
11 13 (4.26%) C++
12 12 (3.93%) Go
13 7 (2.30%) BeanShell
13 7 (2.30%) MATLAB
13 7 (2.30%) R
14 6 (1.97%) PHP
15 5 (1.64%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.98%) ES6
17 2 (0.66%) C
17 2 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (13.11%) Degree
2 23 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (4.26%) MCDST
5 9 (2.95%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.62%) HND
7 7 (2.30%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.64%) ISEB
8 5 (1.64%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.31%) RHCE
9 4 (1.31%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.98%) MCSE
11 2 (0.66%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.66%) MCSA
11 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.33%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.48%) QA
2 11 (3.61%) Cyber Essentials
2 11 (3.61%) GDPR
2 11 (3.61%) HIPAA
2 11 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.66%) MiFID
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 33 (10.82%) Docker
3 23 (7.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (6.23%) Hyper-V
5 13 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (3.61%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (2.95%) vSphere
9 7 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (1.97%) VMware NSX
10 6 (1.97%) XenApp
10 6 (1.97%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.97%) XenServer
11 5 (1.64%) Postfix
12 3 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (18.36%) Puppet
2 50 (16.39%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (16.07%) Ansible
4 35 (11.48%) SCCM
5 25 (8.20%) Nagios
6 24 (7.87%) Terraform
7 21 (6.89%) SCOM
8 14 (4.59%) WSUS
9 13 (4.26%) IBM BigFix
10 9 (2.95%) Rundeck
11 7 (2.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 6 (1.97%) HP SIM
12 6 (1.97%) Kubernetes
12 6 (1.97%) vCenter Server
13 4 (1.31%) Capistrano
13 4 (1.31%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (1.31%) Packer
13 4 (1.31%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.66%) Chronos
14 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 83 (27.21%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.44%) Splunk
3 31 (10.16%) VMware
4 25 (8.20%) Oracle
5 24 (7.87%) IBM
6 19 (6.23%) Citrix
7 15 (4.92%) Bloomberg
8 14 (4.59%) HP
8 14 (4.59%) Tableau
9 13 (4.26%) Intel
9 13 (4.26%) Ivanti
9 13 (4.26%) Sun
10 11 (3.61%) New Relic
11 9 (2.95%) F5
11 9 (2.95%) FactSet
11 9 (2.95%) Reuters
12 8 (2.62%) Dell
12 8 (2.62%) ServiceNow
13 7 (2.30%) Sybase
14 6 (1.97%) Fidessa