The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Test 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 Test 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 Test Analyst
Rank 431 417 434
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 7 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.047% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.050% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 12
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Automation Test 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 Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Automation Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Automation Test Analyst Salary Trend in the South East

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

Automation Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the South East

Automation Test 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 Test 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
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 Test Analyst
England

Automation Test 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 Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 25 (67.57%) Selenium
3 19 (51.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (51.35%) WebDriver
4 16 (43.24%) Test Scripting
5 15 (40.54%) VBScript
6 14 (37.84%) Java
7 13 (35.14%) Finance
8 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
9 9 (24.32%) HTML
9 9 (24.32%) VB
9 9 (24.32%) JUnit
9 9 (24.32%) Web Services
9 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
9 9 (24.32%) QA
10 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
10 8 (21.62%) Windows
10 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (21.62%) Manual Testing
10 8 (21.62%) TestNG
10 8 (21.62%) Selenium IDE
11 7 (18.92%) CSS
11 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
12 6 (16.22%) Oracle
12 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy
13 5 (13.51%) ISEB
13 5 (13.51%) Scrum
13 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
13 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing

Automation Test 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 Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (67.57%) Selenium
2 19 (51.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 19 (51.35%) WebDriver
3 9 (24.32%) JUnit
4 8 (21.62%) TestNG
4 8 (21.62%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.41%) NUnit
6 1 (2.70%) Subversion
6 1 (2.70%) Maven
6 1 (2.70%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.70%) Xcode
6 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.70%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) HTML
1 9 (24.32%) Web Services
2 7 (18.92%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) .NET
5 1 (2.70%) SOAP
5 1 (2.70%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Open Source
2 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Test Scripting
3 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (21.62%) Manual Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
7 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy
8 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Automation Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Test Management
9 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
10 3 (8.11%) System Testing
11 2 (5.41%) Usability Testing
11 2 (5.41%) Test Planning
11 2 (5.41%) Web Testing
12 1 (2.70%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) VBScript
3 14 (37.84%) Java
4 9 (24.32%) VB
5 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.81%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) ISEB
1 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) HP