Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 23 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 of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 357 357
Rank change year-on-year +40 0 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 42 9 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.35% 0.068% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.071% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 38 3 32
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £39,600
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +13.64% -6.82%
10th Percentile £35,125 £31,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £55,500 £53,750
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 of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11644 12742 14711
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.45% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9559 10572 12210
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in the East of England

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in the East of England

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Engineer in the East of England

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 23 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
Hertfordshire +13 18 £52,500 -4.55%
Cambridgeshire -10 17 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire +28 6 £30,000 +1.69%
Suffolk - 1 £47,500 -
Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 of England region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (45.24%) QA
1 19 (45.24%) DevOps
2 18 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 16 (38.10%) Linux
4 15 (35.71%) Java
4 15 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (35.71%) Puppet
5 13 (30.95%) QA Automation
5 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (28.57%) Selenium
6 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 11 (26.19%) Ansible
7 11 (26.19%) Docker
7 11 (26.19%) TeamCity
7 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (23.81%) BDD
9 9 (21.43%) WebDriver
10 8 (19.05%) SDET
10 8 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (19.05%) Retail
10 8 (19.05%) C#
10 8 (19.05%) Python
11 7 (16.67%) Unix
11 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 6 (14.29%) TDD
12 6 (14.29%) .NET
12 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
13 5 (11.90%) HBase
13 5 (11.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (11.90%) Gherkin

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) GitHub
4 1 (2.38%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Big Data
1 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
1 5 (11.90%) HBase
2 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 12 (28.57%) Selenium
2 11 (26.19%) TeamCity
3 9 (21.43%) WebDriver
4 5 (11.90%) Cucumber
4 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.90%) Maven
5 4 (9.52%) HP UFT
5 4 (9.52%) JIRA
6 3 (7.14%) JBehave
6 3 (7.14%) JUnit
6 3 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (7.14%) NUnit
7 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.76%) Travis CI
8 1 (2.38%) CircleCI
8 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (19.05%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) Gherkin
2 5 (11.90%) Kafka
3 3 (7.14%) REST
3 3 (7.14%) RESTful
3 3 (7.14%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Robotics
2 3 (7.14%) RIA
2 3 (7.14%) SCADA
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.38%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) DevOps
2 18 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.95%) QA Automation
4 10 (23.81%) BDD
5 8 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (19.05%) SDET
6 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.29%) TDD
7 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 5 (11.90%) API Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Build Automation
8 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.90%) Scrum
8 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Load Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Microservices
10 3 (7.14%) SOA
10 3 (7.14%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) Java
2 8 (19.05%) C#
2 8 (19.05%) Python
3 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.52%) SQL
5 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
1 4 (9.52%) ISEB
1 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.38%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCITP
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (45.24%) QA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Docker
2 5 (11.90%) Apache Flume
2 5 (11.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (35.71%) Puppet
2 11 (26.19%) Ansible
3 5 (11.90%) Oozie
4 3 (7.14%) Terraform
5 2 (4.76%) Salt
6 1 (2.38%) Consul
6 1 (2.38%) Graphite
6 1 (2.38%) Graylog
6 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) HP
2 2 (4.76%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.38%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) Splunk
3 1 (2.38%) VMware