Period
to 19 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £21,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

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

Automation Engineer
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 2.31% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
West Lothian median annual salary £21,000 - -
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £52,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian. 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
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies in West Lothian with a recognized job title 171 88 80
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.84% 100.00% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 62 53 65
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £26,075 £24,450 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,625 £51,000 £46,550
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in West Lothian

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in West Lothian

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Engineer in West Lothian over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Automation Engineer in West Lothian

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 19 December 2018. 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
Livingston - 2 £42,500 -
Automation Engineer
Scotland

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 West Lothian region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) SonarQube
1 4 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Fintech
2 2 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) SonarQube
1 4 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft