Period
to 14 December 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

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

Automation Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 304 323
Rank change year-on-year +56 +19 +57
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 50 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.51% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 37 14 31
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +23.53% +41.67%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,563 £35,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £64,750 £51,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9588 10841 12563
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 97.88% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8065 9116 10340
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Engineer in Yorkshire

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Automation Engineer in Yorkshire

Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Engineer in Yorkshire

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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
West Yorkshire +24 25 £47,500 -9.52% 1
South Yorkshire +25 13 £47,500 +5.56% 1
North Yorkshire +18 13 - -
Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Yorkshire region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (68.00%) Linux
1 34 (68.00%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (64.00%) Ruby
3 25 (50.00%) Python
3 25 (50.00%) DevOps
4 21 (42.00%) Docker
5 20 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (38.00%) Jenkins
7 17 (34.00%) Puppet
8 15 (30.00%) TDD
9 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
9 14 (28.00%) Java
10 13 (26.00%) PHP
10 13 (26.00%) Cucumber
11 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
11 12 (24.00%) Video\Live Streaming
11 12 (24.00%) JIRA
11 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (24.00%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (22.00%) Kanban
13 10 (20.00%) VMware
13 10 (20.00%) Games
13 10 (20.00%) PMI
13 10 (20.00%) PMI Certification
13 10 (20.00%) PaaS
13 10 (20.00%) Node.js
13 10 (20.00%) Packer
13 10 (20.00%) Data Centre

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 5 (10.00%) Apache
2 4 (8.00%) nginx
3 3 (6.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.00%) Confluence
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 34 (68.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.00%) PaaS
3 7 (14.00%) GitHub
3 7 (14.00%) IaaS
4 4 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) BigQuery
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (38.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (26.00%) Cucumber
4 12 (24.00%) JIRA
5 7 (14.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (14.00%) Bitbucket
5 7 (14.00%) GitLab
5 7 (14.00%) GoCD
6 4 (8.00%) Selenium
7 1 (2.00%) Calabash
7 1 (2.00%) Capybara
7 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) Node.js
2 8 (16.00%) Apache Flex
3 5 (10.00%) .NET
4 4 (8.00%) LAMP
5 3 (6.00%) React
6 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.00%) CSS
6 2 (4.00%) HTML
7 1 (2.00%) Angular 2
7 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.00%) Ionic Framework
7 1 (2.00%) jQuery
7 1 (2.00%) JSON
7 1 (2.00%) REST
7 1 (2.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.00%) Spring
7 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Video\Live Streaming
2 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (20.00%) PMI
3 2 (4.00%) Robotics
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (68.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Debian
4 2 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) DevOps
2 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.00%) TDD
4 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (24.00%) Collaborative Working
5 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (22.00%) Kanban
7 8 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (14.00%) Analytics
8 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (14.00%) Software Delivery
8 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (12.00%) QA Automation
10 5 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Test Strategy
11 3 (6.00%) BDD
11 3 (6.00%) Domain-Driven Design
12 2 (4.00%) Manual Testing
12 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) Ruby
2 25 (50.00%) Python
3 14 (28.00%) Java
4 13 (26.00%) PHP
5 7 (14.00%) Perl
6 6 (12.00%) C#
6 6 (12.00%) SQL
7 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.00%) Go
8 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.00%) Groovy
10 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.00%) VB
10 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) QA
System Software
1 21 (42.00%) Docker
2 3 (6.00%) KVM
2 3 (6.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (34.00%) Puppet
3 10 (20.00%) Packer
4 7 (14.00%) rkt
5 5 (10.00%) Ansible
6 4 (8.00%) Kubernetes
6 4 (8.00%) Terraform
7 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) VMware
2 9 (18.00%) Google
2 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) Xamarin