Period
to 27 November 2021

The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

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

Automation Engineer
England > North East
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 - 94
Rank change year-on-year - +94 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.16% - 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
10th Percentile £42,875 " "
25th Percentile £43,438 " £45,371
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,250 - £46,741
75th Percentile £48,438 " £48,112
90th Percentile £48,625 " "
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,155 753 1,109
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.45% 97.41% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 916 665 867
10th Percentile £25,625 £27,500 £22,650
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,222 £44,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.77% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in the North East

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Automation Engineer in the North East.

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in the North East

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the North East region over the 6 months to 27 November 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
Tyne and Wear - 2 £46,250 -
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 North East region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) SaltStack
1 1 (50.00%) Salt
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (50.00%) Social Skills

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
General
1 1 (50.00%) Social Skills
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SaltStack
1 1 (50.00%) VMware