The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 428 407 427
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 10 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.046% 0.094% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.100% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 19
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,937 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Automation Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Analyst in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Automation Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Analyst across the South East region.

Automation Analyst Salary Trend in the South East

Automation Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Automation Analyst Salary Histogram in the South East

Automation Analyst
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -28 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £40,000 -
East Sussex -11 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Kent - 1 £42,500 -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Automation Analyst
England

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Automation Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Analyst in their job title.

1 31 (70.45%) SQL
2 29 (65.91%) Selenium
3 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 21 (47.73%) WebDriver
6 18 (40.91%) Java
7 17 (38.64%) Test Scripting
8 15 (34.09%) VBScript
8 15 (34.09%) Finance
9 14 (31.82%) Test Automation
10 13 (29.55%) Automated Testing
11 11 (25.00%) HTML
11 11 (25.00%) QA
12 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
12 10 (22.73%) VB
12 10 (22.73%) Software Testing
13 9 (20.45%) JUnit
13 9 (20.45%) CSS
13 9 (20.45%) Web Services
14 8 (18.18%) Windows
14 8 (18.18%) ISEB
14 8 (18.18%) Test Management
14 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (18.18%) Manual Testing
14 8 (18.18%) TestNG
14 8 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (18.18%) Test Strategy
14 8 (18.18%) Selenium IDE
15 6 (13.64%) C#
15 6 (13.64%) Oracle

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Automation Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (65.91%) Selenium
2 22 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (47.73%) WebDriver
4 9 (20.45%) JUnit
5 8 (18.18%) TestNG
5 8 (18.18%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (9.09%) NUnit
7 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.55%) WinRunner
7 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.27%) eggPlant
8 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.27%) Xcode
8 1 (2.27%) Subversion
8 1 (2.27%) Maven
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) HTML
2 9 (20.45%) CSS
2 9 (20.45%) Web Services
3 4 (9.09%) .NET
4 3 (6.82%) XML
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (4.55%) CSS3
6 1 (2.27%) GWT
6 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) Test Scripting
3 14 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 13 (29.55%) Automated Testing
5 10 (22.73%) Software Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Test Management
6 8 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Scrum
8 5 (11.36%) Automation Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Functional Testing
10 3 (6.82%) User Stories
10 3 (6.82%) System Testing
11 2 (4.55%) Financial Modelling
11 2 (4.55%) Web Testing
11 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) SQL
2 18 (40.91%) Java
3 15 (34.09%) VBScript
4 10 (22.73%) VB
4 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.64%) C#
6 3 (6.82%) C++
6 3 (6.82%) VBA
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) ISEB
2 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) HP