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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation Analyst
England / South East
Rank 347 377 391
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 50 78 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.41% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 48 69 70
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%

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
14390 18609 19794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.76% 96.74% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11930 15826 16062
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +31 26 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hampshire +11 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Berkshire +44 5 £37,500 -23.07%
Kent +12 3 £42,000 -1.17%
West Sussex -1 3 £36,250 +20.83%
Oxfordshire +27 2 £33,750 +77.63% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 2 £40,000 +17.64%
East Sussex +6 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Automation Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 104 (77.61%) Selenium
2 74 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (53.73%) C#
4 68 (50.75%) QA
5 60 (44.78%) ISTQB
6 59 (44.03%) Software Testing
7 57 (42.54%) Test Scripting
8 54 (40.30%) .NET
8 54 (40.30%) Scrum
9 49 (36.57%) ISEB
10 48 (35.82%) Test Automation
10 48 (35.82%) BDD
11 43 (32.09%) Automation Testing
12 41 (30.60%) SQL
13 40 (29.85%) WebDriver
14 39 (29.10%) Regression Testing
15 35 (26.12%) Java
15 35 (26.12%) Automated Testing
16 34 (25.37%) Finance
17 32 (23.88%) SpecFlow
18 31 (23.13%) SDLC
19 30 (22.39%) TDD
20 29 (21.64%) HP UFT
21 28 (20.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 27 (20.15%) JIRA
22 27 (20.15%) Visual Studio
22 27 (20.15%) Continuous Integration
23 25 (18.66%) Jenkins
23 25 (18.66%) Test Strategy
24 22 (16.42%) SoapUI

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 10 (7.46%) Confluence
2 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (11.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.72%) MySQL
3 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 104 (77.61%) Selenium
2 40 (29.85%) WebDriver
3 32 (23.88%) SpecFlow
4 29 (21.64%) HP UFT
5 27 (20.15%) JIRA
5 27 (20.15%) Visual Studio
6 25 (18.66%) Jenkins
7 22 (16.42%) SoapUI
8 21 (15.67%) Cucumber
8 21 (15.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (10.45%) JMeter
9 14 (10.45%) JUnit
10 13 (9.70%) NUnit
11 12 (8.96%) TestNG
12 8 (5.97%) Selenium IDE
12 8 (5.97%) Subversion
13 7 (5.22%) LoadRunner
13 7 (5.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 6 (4.48%) MSTest
14 6 (4.48%) TestComplete
General
1 34 (25.37%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Back Office
2 5 (3.73%) Banking
2 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Automotive
4 1 (0.75%) Electronics
4 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (40.30%) .NET
2 15 (11.19%) HTML
3 11 (8.21%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.97%) XML
5 5 (3.73%) CSS
6 4 (2.99%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.99%) SOAP
7 3 (2.24%) Node.js
7 3 (2.24%) React
7 3 (2.24%) REST
8 2 (1.49%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.49%) Spring
9 1 (0.75%) Ajax
9 1 (0.75%) DOM
9 1 (0.75%) Java EE
9 1 (0.75%) JMS
9 1 (0.75%) jQuery
9 1 (0.75%) JSP
9 1 (0.75%) Web Services
9 1 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.97%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.22%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Social Media
6 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.48%) Unix
2 3 (2.24%) Android
2 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.24%) Windows
3 1 (0.75%) Linux
3 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (44.03%) Software Testing
3 57 (42.54%) Test Scripting
4 54 (40.30%) Scrum
5 48 (35.82%) BDD
5 48 (35.82%) Test Automation
6 43 (32.09%) Automation Testing
7 39 (29.10%) Regression Testing
8 35 (26.12%) Automated Testing
9 31 (23.13%) SDLC
10 30 (22.39%) TDD
11 27 (20.15%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (18.66%) Test Strategy
13 19 (14.18%) Functional Testing
13 19 (14.18%) Non-Functional Testing
14 18 (13.43%) Manual Testing
15 16 (11.94%) User Stories
16 14 (10.45%) Performance Testing
16 14 (10.45%) Software Delivery
17 11 (8.21%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (53.73%) C#
2 41 (30.60%) SQL
3 35 (26.12%) Java
4 18 (13.43%) VB
5 11 (8.21%) C++
6 9 (6.72%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.22%) PHP
8 6 (4.48%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.48%) VBScript
9 5 (3.73%) Groovy
9 5 (3.73%) Python
10 4 (2.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (44.78%) ISTQB
2 49 (36.57%) ISEB
3 28 (20.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.48%) Degree
5 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (50.75%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (6.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (11.19%) HP
2 13 (9.70%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.72%) Atlassian
4 8 (5.97%) Oracle
5 1 (0.75%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.75%) Facebook
5 1 (0.75%) SAP
5 1 (0.75%) Telerik
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