The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 226 223 202
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 11 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.033% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.034% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 5
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -8.12%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5611 5878 4988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.08% 95.86% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4775 4883 4321
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 West

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

Automation Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Automation Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Automation Analyst Salary Trend in the South West

Automation Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Automation Analyst Salary Histogram in the South West

Automation Analyst
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Bristol - 7 £37,500 -
Dorset - 2 £80,000 -
Devon - 1 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £35,000 -
Automation Analyst
England

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 13 (61.90%) Selenium
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) Finance
3 11 (52.38%) QA
4 9 (42.86%) Scrum
4 9 (42.86%) Oracle
5 8 (38.10%) Java
5 8 (38.10%) WebDriver
6 7 (33.33%) JIRA
6 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (28.57%) UNIX
7 6 (28.57%) HP UFT
8 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Law
9 4 (19.05%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) Linux
9 4 (19.05%) OO
9 4 (19.05%) C#
10 3 (14.29%) Perl
10 3 (14.29%) JUnit
10 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 3 (14.29%) Degree
10 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
11 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
11 2 (9.52%) REST
11 2 (9.52%) Open Source
11 2 (9.52%) RESTful
11 2 (9.52%) JBehave

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Selenium
2 8 (38.10%) WebDriver
3 7 (33.33%) JIRA
4 6 (28.57%) HP UFT
5 3 (14.29%) JUnit
6 2 (9.52%) JBehave
6 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
6 2 (9.52%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.76%) TestNG
7 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Law
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) XML
1 2 (9.52%) RESTful
1 2 (9.52%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Scrum
3 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
5 4 (19.05%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) Kanban
7 2 (9.52%) Open Source
7 2 (9.52%) User Stories
7 2 (9.52%) Mobile Marketing
7 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.52%) OOP
7 2 (9.52%) Data Management
8 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.76%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) Perl
4 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) Korn
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) ForgeRock