Period
to 16 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £41,750 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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

Automation Engineer
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 68 88
Rank change year-on-year -34 +20 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 1 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.088% 0.34% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.35% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 9
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £41,750 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.29% -30.00% -
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,750 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +19.29% -30.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 1,112 578 930
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.06% 97.14% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 915 494 814
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £23,400
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,875 £57,500
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) COM
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Tricentis Tosca

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 1 (100.00%) Tricentis Tosca
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) COM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle