Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 180 197
Rank change year-on-year -16 +17 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 9 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.23% 0.032% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.032% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 7
Bristol median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +42.86% -38.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £47,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,500 £41,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3733 3077 3676
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.94% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3104 2636 3182
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,450
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in Bristol

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in Bristol

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Engineer in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Engineer in Bristol

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Automation Engineer 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 Bristol region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Python
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
1 9 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (100.00%) Ansible
2 7 (77.78%) Salt
2 7 (77.78%) Ruby
2 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Mathematics
2 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 7 (77.78%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (77.78%) Numerate Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Google
3 5 (55.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (55.56%) Terraform
4 4 (44.44%) Presales
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) SaaS
5 3 (33.33%) PaaS
5 3 (33.33%) Public Cloud
6 2 (22.22%) Docker

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (33.33%) PaaS
4 3 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
1 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
1 7 (77.78%) Customer Requirements
1 7 (77.78%) Mathematics
2 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 4 (44.44%) Presales
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
1 7 (77.78%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Ansible
1 9 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
2 7 (77.78%) Salt
3 5 (55.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Google