Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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

Automation Engineer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 91 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.11% 0.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Hertfordshire median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +44.44% +5.88% -32.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 913 1,022 1,061
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.23% 95.25% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 817 851 920
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in Watford

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in Watford

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Watford region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) SDET

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDET
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA