Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 22 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 237 258
Rank change year-on-year +27 +21 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 19 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.36% 0.47% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.48% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 12
East Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.50% -11.11% +20.00%
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 5130 6438 7193
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.31% 97.71% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4277 5094 5825
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in the East Midlands

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in the East Midlands

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Engineer in the East Midlands

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Nottinghamshire +17 15 £65,000 +78.08%
Leicestershire - 3 £34,500 - 1
Northamptonshire +2 1 £65,000 +62.50%
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 East Midlands region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (78.95%) Java
1 15 (78.95%) QA
1 15 (78.95%) Manual Testing
1 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
2 11 (57.89%) Web Services
3 6 (31.58%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Selenium
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) Release Management
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 3 (15.79%) Maven
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) JIRA
5 3 (15.79%) .NET
5 3 (15.79%) Ant
5 3 (15.79%) JDBC
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) OOP
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) User Stories
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) RESTful
5 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
5 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
5 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
5 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) Ant
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Maven
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) VectorCAST
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) JDBC
2 3 (15.79%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Manual Testing
1 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
2 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) OOP
4 3 (15.79%) Release Management
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Test Management
4 3 (15.79%) User Stories
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet