Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 288 309
Rank change year-on-year +20 +21 +58
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 43 45 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.45% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.43% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 31
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £37,875 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 9,343 10,437 11,661
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.08% 97.62% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7,872 8,897 9,741
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £60,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 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
West Yorkshire +25 33 £55,000 +22.22% 4
North Yorkshire +3 6 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire +14 3 £52,500 +31.25%
East Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Automation Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Yorkshire region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (83.72%) QA
2 35 (81.40%) Test Automation
3 34 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (72.09%) QA Automation
5 27 (62.79%) C#
6 26 (60.47%) Python
6 26 (60.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (58.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 25 (58.14%) Public Cloud
7 25 (58.14%) Self-Motivation
7 25 (58.14%) MVC
7 25 (58.14%) .NET
7 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET
7 25 (58.14%) Google
8 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
9 8 (18.60%) Web Application Development
10 6 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (13.95%) Mathematics
10 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
10 6 (13.95%) Ruby
10 6 (13.95%) Java
10 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
11 5 (11.63%) RESTful
11 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
11 5 (11.63%) Cucumber
12 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
12 4 (9.30%) Selenium
12 4 (9.30%) Web Services
12 4 (9.30%) Linux

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 1 (2.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 26 (60.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (58.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.65%) PaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Cucumber
2 4 (9.30%) Selenium
3 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.98%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Appium
4 1 (2.33%) Calabash
4 1 (2.33%) Capybara
4 1 (2.33%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) JMeter
4 1 (2.33%) NUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
1 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) .NET
1 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET
1 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (11.63%) RESTful
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 3 (6.98%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.33%) LDAP
5 1 (2.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (58.14%) Public Cloud
1 25 (58.14%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Life Science
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.33%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Test Automation
2 34 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (72.09%) QA Automation
4 25 (58.14%) MVC
5 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
6 8 (18.60%) Web Application Development
7 6 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (13.95%) Mathematics
8 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
9 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
10 3 (6.98%) BDD
10 3 (6.98%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.98%) DevOps
10 3 (6.98%) Kanban
10 3 (6.98%) Scrum
10 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
11 2 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (4.65%) TDD
12 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) C#
2 26 (60.47%) Python
3 6 (13.95%) Java
3 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.95%) Ruby
4 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) ISEB
1 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (83.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.33%) Opsview
1 1 (2.33%) Prometheus
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Terraform
1 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Google
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) Ivanti
3 1 (2.33%) NetApp
3 1 (2.33%) Shavlik