The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £64,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 24 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 181 185
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 7 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.24% 0.34% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.35% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 7
Median salary £64,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.00% -  
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 Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2823 3403 3656
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 96.81% 97.62% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2508 2966 3007
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 Hampshire

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

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 4 £70,000 - 2
Farnborough +7 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Portsmouth - 1 £42,500 -
Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hampshire region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Python
1 7 (63.64%) Ruby
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Puppet
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (36.36%) SaaS
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (36.36%) New Relic
4 4 (36.36%) Docker
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Terraform
4 4 (36.36%) Grafana
4 4 (36.36%) Packer
5 3 (27.27%) vSphere
5 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 2 (18.18%) Electronics

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 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (36.36%) SaaS
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Lean Manufacturing
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Python
1 7 (63.64%) Ruby
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 4 (36.36%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) Go
6 1 (9.09%) C
6 1 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) HNC
2 1 (9.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Grafana
2 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (36.36%) Packer
2 4 (36.36%) Terraform
3 2 (18.18%) Kibana
3 2 (18.18%) logstash
3 2 (18.18%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) New Relic
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
3 2 (18.18%) LANDesk
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
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