Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £64,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 17 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 246 263
Rank change year-on-year +19 +17 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 35 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.55% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 15
Hampshire median annual salary £64,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.00% -4.76% +50.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,250 £44,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £54,250 £56,250
South East median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 6106 6643 7106
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 97.08% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5288 5709 5960
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in Hampshire

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in Hampshire

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Engineer in Hampshire

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Basingstoke - 25 £64,500 -
Farnborough +9 10 £57,500 +27.78%
Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Hampshire region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (88.57%) Ruby
2 31 (88.57%) Python
2 31 (88.57%) Puppet
2 31 (88.57%) Docker
3 30 (85.71%) Linux
4 29 (82.86%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (62.86%) PowerShell
6 21 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (60.00%) Windows
6 21 (60.00%) C#
6 21 (60.00%) Java
6 21 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
6 21 (60.00%) SaaS
6 21 (60.00%) Bash Shell
6 21 (60.00%) DevOps
6 21 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 20 (57.14%) Packer
7 20 (57.14%) Terraform
7 20 (57.14%) Grafana
7 20 (57.14%) New Relic
8 15 (42.86%) Go
8 15 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
9 12 (34.29%) Unit Testing
10 11 (31.43%) Kibana
10 11 (31.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 11 (31.43%) StatsD
11 10 (28.57%) Ansible
11 10 (28.57%) Open Source

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 29 (82.86%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (25.71%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 21 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (60.00%) SaaS
2 11 (31.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) MySQL
1 10 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.43%) Selenium
2 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (25.71%) Electronics
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
1 9 (25.71%) Manufacturing
1 9 (25.71%) Marketing
1 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (17.14%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Linux
2 21 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 21 (60.00%) DevOps
3 15 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
4 12 (34.29%) Unit Testing
5 10 (28.57%) Open Source
5 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (25.71%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (25.71%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (25.71%) Programme Management
6 9 (25.71%) Protective Monitoring
6 9 (25.71%) Task Automation
7 7 (20.00%) Kanban
8 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) Python
1 31 (88.57%) Ruby
2 22 (62.86%) PowerShell
3 21 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 21 (60.00%) C#
3 21 (60.00%) Java
4 15 (42.86%) Go
5 10 (28.57%) Perl
5 10 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 31 (88.57%) Docker
2 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (88.57%) Puppet
2 21 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (57.14%) Grafana
3 20 (57.14%) Packer
3 20 (57.14%) Terraform
4 11 (31.43%) Kibana
4 11 (31.43%) StatsD
5 10 (28.57%) Ansible
5 10 (28.57%) Kubernetes
6 6 (17.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) New Relic
2 9 (25.71%) Atlassian
2 9 (25.71%) LANDesk
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) SAP
2 9 (25.71%) VMware