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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 413 412 425
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 33 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.028% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.030% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 31 6 8
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
21099 20166 21691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16589 16620 18515
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 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 28 August 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 28 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
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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
Surrey +6 11 £47,500 +5.55%
Hampshire - 10 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 8 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +7 2 £24,000 -35.13%
Berkshire -1 2 £25,000 -28.57%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £39,000 - 1
Automation Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 83 (92.22%) Selenium
2 50 (55.56%) SQL
3 43 (47.78%) WebDriver
4 38 (42.22%) Test Scripting
5 32 (35.56%) Java
6 31 (34.44%) Test Automation
7 30 (33.33%) C#
8 29 (32.22%) JUnit
9 28 (31.11%) .NET
9 28 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (31.11%) QA
10 26 (28.89%) TestNG
10 26 (28.89%) Finance
11 24 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
12 23 (25.56%) Software Testing
13 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
14 21 (23.33%) Web Services
15 20 (22.22%) HTML
16 19 (21.11%) VBScript
16 19 (21.11%) CSS
16 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
16 19 (21.11%) ISEB
16 19 (21.11%) Scrum
16 19 (21.11%) Manual Testing
17 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (18.89%) Test Strategy
19 16 (17.78%) ISTQB
19 16 (17.78%) Client/Server
19 16 (17.78%) Selenium IDE
20 15 (16.67%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 83 (92.22%) Selenium
2 43 (47.78%) WebDriver
3 29 (32.22%) JUnit
4 26 (28.89%) TestNG
5 24 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 16 (17.78%) Selenium IDE
7 14 (15.56%) TestComplete
8 13 (14.44%) Visual Studio
9 12 (13.33%) WinRunner
9 12 (13.33%) Ranorex
10 11 (12.22%) JMeter
11 4 (4.44%) Maven
11 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
12 3 (3.33%) SoapUI
13 2 (2.22%) ClearCase
13 2 (2.22%) SpecFlow
14 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (1.11%) SilkTest
14 1 (1.11%) Behat
14 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
General
1 26 (28.89%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.11%) .NET
2 21 (23.33%) Web Services
3 20 (22.22%) HTML
4 19 (21.11%) CSS
5 14 (15.56%) .NET Framework
6 6 (6.67%) GWT
7 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.11%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.11%) XML
8 1 (1.11%) ODBC
8 1 (1.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Client/Server
2 13 (14.44%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.22%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Open Source
4 1 (1.11%) iSeries
4 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.22%) Test Scripting
2 31 (34.44%) Test Automation
3 28 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (25.56%) Software Testing
5 19 (21.11%) Scrum
5 19 (21.11%) Manual Testing
6 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (18.89%) Test Strategy
8 15 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 14 (15.56%) BDD
10 12 (13.33%) OO
10 12 (13.33%) RAD
10 12 (13.33%) Analytics
11 11 (12.22%) Automation Testing
11 11 (12.22%) Performance Testing
12 9 (10.00%) SOA
13 5 (5.56%) Regression Testing
14 3 (3.33%) System Testing
15 2 (2.22%) Waterfall
15 2 (2.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 50 (55.56%) SQL
2 32 (35.56%) Java
3 30 (33.33%) C#
4 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
5 19 (21.11%) VBScript
6 15 (16.67%) VB
7 3 (3.33%) Perl
8 2 (2.22%) Python
8 2 (2.22%) Ruby
9 1 (1.11%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 19 (21.11%) ISEB
2 16 (17.78%) ISTQB
3 15 (16.67%) Degree
4 9 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (31.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (1.11%) Citrix
4 1 (1.11%) JBoss
4 1 (1.11%) IBM
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle