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The median annual salary for an Automation Architect was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

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

Automation Architect
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1198 990 757
Rank change year-on-year -208 -233 +351
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Architect 18 19 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.016% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.018% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 7
10th Percentile £74,500 £56,250 £71,250
25th Percentile £75,000 £57,188 £73,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £92,500 £67,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +37.04% -10.00% -3.23%
75th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £110,750 £96,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 - £75,000
% change year-on-year - - +3.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 154,129 105,398 59,022
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.94% 91.14% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 83,523 74,437 48,237
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,200 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% - +5.56%

Automation Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Architect in the UK

Automation Architect
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Automation Architect.

Salary trend for Automation Architect in the UK

Automation Architect
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Automation Architect over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Automation Architect in the UK

Automation Architect
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -170 16 £92,500 +37.04% 4
Work from Home -212 13 £85,000 -15.00% 1
UK excluding London -92 6 £75,000 - 1
London -182 5 £92,500 +51.02% 3
Midlands -53 3 £75,000 - 1
West Midlands -55 3 £75,000 - 1
North of England - 3 £75,000 -
North West - 2 - -
North East - 1 £75,000 -

Automation Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, Automation Architect job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Automation Architect in the job title.

1 8 (44.44%) Artificial Intelligence
2 7 (38.89%) AWS
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Ansible
3 6 (33.33%) Docker
4 5 (27.78%) DevOps
4 5 (27.78%) Kubernetes
4 5 (27.78%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) Social Skills
5 4 (22.22%) Containerisation
5 4 (22.22%) CI/CD
5 4 (22.22%) Python
5 4 (22.22%) Agile
5 4 (22.22%) Puppet
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) Robotics
5 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Blue Prism
5 4 (22.22%) Machine Learning
5 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (22.22%) UiPath
6 3 (16.67%) Cloud Native
6 3 (16.67%) Robotic Process Automation
6 3 (16.67%) Pega
6 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) Control-M

Automation Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Azure
2 2 (11.11%) OpenShift
2 2 (11.11%) Power Automate
2 2 (11.11%) Snowflake
3 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.56%) GCP
3 1 (5.56%) GitHub
3 1 (5.56%) IaaS
3 1 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) InfluxDB
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Redis
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) CMake
General
1 5 (27.78%) Social Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Aviation
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Military
2 2 (11.11%) Public Sector
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) GraphQL
1 2 (11.11%) Node.js
1 2 (11.11%) React
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Core
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) Kafka
2 1 (5.56%) Memcached
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Robotics
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Native
3 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.11%) FMCG
4 1 (5.56%) CMDB
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Agile
3 4 (22.22%) CI/CD
3 4 (22.22%) Containerisation
3 4 (22.22%) Machine Learning
4 3 (16.67%) Robotic Process Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Computer Vision
5 2 (11.11%) Customer Value Proposition
5 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (11.11%) Data Transformation
5 2 (11.11%) Energy Management
5 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.11%) Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
5 2 (11.11%) Technology Roadmap
5 2 (11.11%) Thought Leadership
5 2 (11.11%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) KVM
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Ansible
2 5 (27.78%) Kubernetes
3 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (22.22%) Puppet
4 3 (16.67%) Control-M
5 2 (11.11%) Terraform
6 1 (5.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Blue Prism
1 4 (22.22%) UiPath
2 3 (16.67%) Pega
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Anywhere
3 2 (11.11%) Cloudera
3 2 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) Kofax
3 2 (11.11%) Nintex
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) VMware