Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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

Automation Engineer
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 0.87% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Warrington median annual salary £50,000 - -
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +35.71% -22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington. 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
Warrington
Permanent vacancies in Warrington with a recognized job title 678 681 563
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.12% 97.99% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 547 558 495
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,400 £20,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £36,375
% change year-on-year +2.94% +16.84% -9.06%

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in Warrington

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in Warrington

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Warrington region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) Nagios
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Corosync
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (16.67%) Icinga
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Opsview
2 1 (16.67%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat