Period
to 22 April 2021

The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

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
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 175 210 248
Rank change year-on-year +35 +38 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 3 12 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.097% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 10
10th Percentile £35,375 £31,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £37,813 £32,000 £41,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,250 £38,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.13% -30.00% +15.79%
75th Percentile £55,313 £51,125 £62,500
90th Percentile £58,125 £53,750 £62,625
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 2,938 4,788 6,502
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 96.05% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,306 3,714 5,183
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £59,938 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in Hampshire

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Automation Engineer in Hampshire.

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in Hampshire

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Automation Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

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 22 April 2021. 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
Southampton +38 2 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Portsmouth - 1 £37,500 -
Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, Automation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hampshire region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Go
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (33.33%) Appium
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Appium
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Cypress.io
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Go
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin