The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 29 June 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 > West Sussex
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.38% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
West Sussex median annual salary £51,250 - -
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1041 1221 1179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.75% 95.47% 98.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4893 6314 5274
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in West Sussex

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in West Sussex

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley - 2 £53,750 -
Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 West Sussex region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) Facilities Management
2 2 (40.00%) BPMN
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) COBIT
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Software AG
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) webMethods
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Toad
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) BPMN
2 2 (40.00%) Facilities Management
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Software AG
1 2 (40.00%) webMethods
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle