Period
to 22 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

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

Automation Engineer
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 207 233
Rank change year-on-year +5 +26 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 19 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.40% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.38% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 12
Leeds median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £41,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +7.46% -1.47%
10th Percentile £42,250 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £51,625
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4,600 4,946 6,023
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 97.19% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3,868 4,233 4,976
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in Leeds

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in Leeds

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Automation Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 Leeds region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (89.47%) QA
1 17 (89.47%) Test Automation
2 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET MVC
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (78.95%) Python
2 15 (78.95%) MVC
2 15 (78.95%) Google Cloud Platform
2 15 (78.95%) Public Cloud
2 15 (78.95%) QA Automation
2 15 (78.95%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (78.95%) Google
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) C#
2 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Kanban
3 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (10.53%) Games
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.53%) PaaS
3 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 15 (78.95%) Google Cloud Platform
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
1 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
1 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Public Cloud
1 15 (78.95%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Test Automation
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) MVC
2 15 (78.95%) QA Automation
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Kanban
3 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
1 15 (78.95%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (89.47%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Google