Period
to 5 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 182 250 242
Rank change year-on-year +68 -8 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 8 19 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.22% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.29% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 27
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% -30.23%
10th Percentile £31,250 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £62,875 £67,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 3,457 6,506 6,606
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 97.76% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,650 5,086 5,459
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +7.32%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 2020. 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
Farnborough +7 3 - -
Fareham - 3 £32,500 -
Southampton +23 2 £52,500 -
Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) QA Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
5 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) Microservices
5 3 (37.50%) RSpec
6 2 (25.00%) Azure
6 2 (25.00%) OOP
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) Perl
7 1 (12.50%) Ruby
7 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Azure
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) RSpec
General
1 3 (37.50%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) QA Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Microservices
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA