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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 403 415 422
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 39 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.033% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.035% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 37 7 9
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
21364 20207 21704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.69% 95.09% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16816 16650 18526
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey +8 15 £47,500 +5.55%
Hampshire - 12 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 8 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire -1 2 £24,000 -35.13%
Berkshire -7 2 £25,000 -28.57%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £39,000 - 1
Automation Analyst
England

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 100 (90.91%) Selenium
2 64 (58.18%) SQL
3 53 (48.18%) Test Automation
4 51 (46.36%) Java
5 47 (42.73%) QA
6 46 (41.82%) C#
7 45 (40.91%) WebDriver
8 44 (40.00%) .NET
9 41 (37.27%) Test Scripting
10 40 (36.36%) Finance
11 39 (35.45%) Microsoft
12 37 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (32.73%) Degree
14 34 (30.91%) Mathematics
15 31 (28.18%) JavaScript
16 30 (27.27%) HTML
17 29 (26.36%) CSS
17 29 (26.36%) JUnit
17 29 (26.36%) WinRunner
18 28 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (24.55%) QuickTest Pro
20 26 (23.64%) TestNG
21 24 (21.82%) HP Quality Center
21 24 (21.82%) Test Strategy
22 23 (20.91%) ISEB
23 22 (20.00%) Visual Studio
23 22 (20.00%) Software Testing
24 21 (19.09%) Microsoft Azure
24 21 (19.09%) Web Services
25 20 (18.18%) Performance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 100 (90.91%) Selenium
2 45 (40.91%) WebDriver
3 29 (26.36%) JUnit
3 29 (26.36%) WinRunner
4 27 (24.55%) QuickTest Pro
5 26 (23.64%) TestNG
6 22 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 18 (16.36%) TestComplete
8 16 (14.55%) Selenium IDE
9 15 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (10.91%) Ranorex
11 11 (10.00%) NUnit
12 10 (9.09%) JMeter
12 10 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
13 6 (5.45%) ClearCase
14 5 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (4.55%) Subversion
14 5 (4.55%) SilkTest
15 4 (3.64%) Maven
15 4 (3.64%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Front Office
2 4 (3.64%) Back Office
3 2 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (40.00%) .NET
2 30 (27.27%) HTML
3 29 (26.36%) CSS
4 21 (19.09%) Web Services
5 14 (12.73%) .NET Framework
6 10 (9.09%) HTML5
6 10 (9.09%) CSS3
7 6 (5.45%) GWT
8 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.55%) ODBC
9 1 (0.91%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.91%) J2EE
9 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.91%) Mathematics
2 15 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 15 (13.64%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.82%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.91%) iSeries
4 1 (0.91%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.18%) Test Automation
2 41 (37.27%) Test Scripting
3 37 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (21.82%) Test Strategy
6 22 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 20 (18.18%) Performance Testing
8 19 (17.27%) Scrum
8 19 (17.27%) Analytics
9 18 (16.36%) Regression Testing
9 18 (16.36%) Manual Testing
10 15 (13.64%) Automated Testing
10 15 (13.64%) Workflow
11 13 (11.82%) BDD
12 12 (10.91%) User Stories
12 12 (10.91%) OO
12 12 (10.91%) RAD
13 11 (10.00%) Unit Testing
13 11 (10.00%) Automation Testing
14 10 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 64 (58.18%) SQL
2 51 (46.36%) Java
3 46 (41.82%) C#
4 31 (28.18%) JavaScript
5 18 (16.36%) VBScript
6 17 (15.45%) C++
7 15 (13.64%) VB
8 8 (7.27%) Delphi
9 2 (1.82%) Perl
10 1 (0.91%) Python
10 1 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (32.73%) Degree
2 23 (20.91%) ISEB
3 20 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 9 (8.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (42.73%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (21.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (35.45%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.00%) HP
3 6 (5.45%) VMware
4 4 (3.64%) SunGard
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle
5 1 (0.91%) JBoss
5 1 (0.91%) IBM
5 1 (0.91%) Citrix