The median annual salary for a Automation Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 28 March 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 / Surrey
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 - 199
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 1 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.035% - 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% - 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 14
Median salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.17% -15.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2717 4121 4411
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.31% 97.63% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2198 3534 3650
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in Surrey

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in Surrey

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Surrey region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle