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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 410 393 430
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 31 42 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.19% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.20% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 28 41 11
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
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
19802 21077 20877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16016 16715 17405
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
East Sussex -8 13 £43,750 -1.73%
Kent - 9 £42,500 -
Hampshire -1 5 £31,000 -33.33% 1
Surrey -14 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Berkshire -7 1 £46,500 +6.28%
Automation Analyst
England

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 32 (78.05%) Test Automation
2 29 (70.73%) Java
2 29 (70.73%) SQL
3 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (51.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 19 (46.34%) Selenium
6 18 (43.90%) C#
7 17 (41.46%) HTML
7 17 (41.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (41.46%) Test Management
7 17 (41.46%) WebDriver
8 16 (39.02%) XML
9 15 (36.59%) Web Services
9 15 (36.59%) Software Testing
10 13 (31.71%) Automated Testing
10 13 (31.71%) Oracle
10 13 (31.71%) Automation Testing
11 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
12 11 (26.83%) Eclipse
12 11 (26.83%) IntelliJ
12 11 (26.83%) Firebug
12 11 (26.83%) Test Scripting
12 11 (26.83%) TestNG
13 10 (24.39%) System Testing
13 10 (24.39%) Finance
13 10 (24.39%) MS Office
14 9 (21.95%) ISEB
15 8 (19.51%) VBScript
16 7 (17.07%) VB
16 7 (17.07%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 10 (24.39%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (51.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 19 (46.34%) Selenium
3 17 (41.46%) WebDriver
4 11 (26.83%) Firebug
4 11 (26.83%) TestNG
4 11 (26.83%) Eclipse
4 11 (26.83%) IntelliJ
5 7 (17.07%) Cucumber
6 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
6 6 (14.63%) Subversion
6 6 (14.63%) Maven
7 5 (12.20%) SpecFlow
8 2 (4.88%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.44%) NUnit
9 1 (2.44%) JIRA
9 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Advertising
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) HTML
2 16 (39.02%) XML
3 15 (36.59%) Web Services
4 3 (7.32%) .NET
5 1 (2.44%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
1 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.88%) Open Source
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Test Automation
2 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (41.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (41.46%) Test Management
4 15 (36.59%) Software Testing
5 13 (31.71%) Automation Testing
5 13 (31.71%) Automated Testing
6 11 (26.83%) Test Scripting
7 10 (24.39%) System Testing
8 7 (17.07%) BDD
9 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
9 6 (14.63%) TDD
10 5 (12.20%) Scrum
11 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
11 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
12 3 (7.32%) Manual Testing
12 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
13 2 (4.88%) Content Management
13 2 (4.88%) UML
13 2 (4.88%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) Java
1 29 (70.73%) SQL
2 18 (43.90%) C#
3 8 (19.51%) VBScript
4 7 (17.07%) VB
5 4 (9.76%) VBA
6 3 (7.32%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) ISEB
2 5 (12.20%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Oracle
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com