The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Automation Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 340 427 402
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 96 30 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.14% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.15% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 78 29 77
Median salary £41,250 £35,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £30,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
17759 20122 21917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.02% 96.60% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15042 16589 17128
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

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 26 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +53 36 £45,000 - 4
East Sussex +19 30 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Berkshire +8 10 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £35,000 -
Hampshire +10 7 £32,000 +6.66% 3
West Sussex +1 4 £38,250 +27.50%
Kent +16 1 £47,500 +33.80%
Automation Test Analyst
England

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Automation Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 123 (77.85%) Selenium
2 96 (60.76%) QA
3 88 (55.70%) Regression Testing
4 77 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (46.84%) Software Testing
6 70 (44.30%) SQL
7 69 (43.67%) ISEB
7 69 (43.67%) ISTQB
8 63 (39.87%) Automated Testing
9 55 (34.81%) Scrum
10 54 (34.18%) Automation Testing
11 51 (32.28%) C#
12 49 (31.01%) WebDriver
13 48 (30.38%) BDD
14 45 (28.48%) Test Automation
15 44 (27.85%) Test Scripting
16 42 (26.58%) Java
17 40 (25.32%) JIRA
18 39 (24.68%) Finance
19 38 (24.05%) JMeter
20 37 (23.42%) TDD
21 36 (22.78%) Functional Testing
22 32 (20.25%) MySQL
23 31 (19.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 31 (19.62%) Software Delivery
24 28 (17.72%) Integration Testing
24 28 (17.72%) Performance Testing
25 27 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
25 27 (17.09%) User Stories
25 27 (17.09%) .NET

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (8.23%) Confluence
2 9 (5.70%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.70%) VoIP
2 3 (1.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.25%) MySQL
2 15 (9.49%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.80%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.53%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 123 (77.85%) Selenium
2 49 (31.01%) WebDriver
3 40 (25.32%) JIRA
4 38 (24.05%) JMeter
5 26 (16.46%) Jenkins
5 26 (16.46%) SpecFlow
6 25 (15.82%) Cucumber
7 24 (15.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (11.39%) JUnit
9 16 (10.13%) HP UFT
9 16 (10.13%) SoapUI
10 14 (8.86%) Hudson
11 13 (8.23%) NeoLoad
12 10 (6.33%) Maven
12 10 (6.33%) NUnit
12 10 (6.33%) Subversion
13 9 (5.70%) Ant
13 9 (5.70%) Gradle
13 9 (5.70%) jMock
13 9 (5.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (24.68%) Finance
2 15 (9.49%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.53%) Automotive
4 3 (1.90%) Banking
4 3 (1.90%) Electronics
4 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.90%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (17.09%) .NET
2 22 (13.92%) XML
3 17 (10.76%) HTML
4 11 (6.96%) Node.js
5 10 (6.33%) REST
5 10 (6.33%) Spring
5 10 (6.33%) Web Services
6 9 (5.70%) .NET Framework
6 9 (5.70%) Ajax
6 9 (5.70%) CSS
6 9 (5.70%) Hibernate
6 9 (5.70%) Java EE
6 9 (5.70%) JMS
6 9 (5.70%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (3.80%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.80%) J2EE
8 5 (3.16%) React
9 4 (2.53%) Gherkin
9 4 (2.53%) SOAP
10 1 (0.63%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (4.43%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.43%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.16%) Replication
6 4 (2.53%) Wiki
7 3 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.66%) Unix
2 18 (11.39%) Windows
3 11 (6.96%) Linux
4 6 (3.80%) Windows NT
4 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.16%) Solaris
6 2 (1.27%) Android
6 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (55.70%) Regression Testing
2 77 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (46.84%) Software Testing
4 63 (39.87%) Automated Testing
5 55 (34.81%) Scrum
6 54 (34.18%) Automation Testing
7 48 (30.38%) BDD
8 45 (28.48%) Test Automation
9 44 (27.85%) Test Scripting
10 37 (23.42%) TDD
11 36 (22.78%) Functional Testing
12 31 (19.62%) Software Delivery
13 28 (17.72%) Integration Testing
13 28 (17.72%) Performance Testing
14 27 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (17.09%) User Stories
15 22 (13.92%) SDLC
15 22 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (13.29%) Test Strategy
17 19 (12.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 70 (44.30%) SQL
2 51 (32.28%) C#
3 42 (26.58%) Java
4 19 (12.03%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.23%) VB
6 12 (7.59%) C++
7 11 (6.96%) C
8 9 (5.70%) Groovy
8 9 (5.70%) PHP
8 9 (5.70%) Python
8 9 (5.70%) Ruby
9 8 (5.06%) Perl
10 7 (4.43%) Scala
11 5 (3.16%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.90%) VBScript
13 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (43.67%) ISEB
1 69 (43.67%) ISTQB
2 31 (19.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 26 (16.46%) Degree
4 8 (5.06%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (60.76%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) SDET
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 21 (13.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (13.29%) Oracle
2 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.49%) Atlassian
3 15 (9.49%) HP
4 9 (5.70%) Rally
5 5 (3.16%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.90%) SAP
7 1 (0.63%) Telerik
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