The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Farnborough during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Automation Engineer
Hampshire / Farnborough
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 54 50
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 2 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 0.78% 0.29% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.30% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Farnborough. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Farnborough
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 247 334 353
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 96.48% 95.98% 99.16%
Number of salaries quoted 209 276 299
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Farnborough that featured Automation Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in Farnborough

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in Farnborough

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Farnborough region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Task Automation
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) LANDesk
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring

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

Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Proactive Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Task Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (66.67%) LANDesk
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds