The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West 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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 237 240 233
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 16 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.29% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 8
Median salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £43,750
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 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
5379 5773 5928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.73% 97.09% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4545 4878 4888
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £57,500
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 West

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

Automation Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Automation Test Analyst Salary Trend in the South West

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Automation Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the South West

Automation Test Analyst
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Dorset +13 4 £27,500 -65.62%
Gloucestershire +1 4 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Somerset - 3 £41,750 -
Bristol +16 2 £34,500 +0.72%
Wiltshire +6 2 £30,750 -5.38% 3
Devon +3 1 £30,000 - 1
Automation Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) QA
3 12 (38.71%) Java
4 10 (32.26%) Selenium
4 10 (32.26%) Automation Testing
5 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (22.58%) Scrum
5 7 (22.58%) Python
6 6 (19.35%) Finance
6 6 (19.35%) C++
6 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
6 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
6 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
6 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
7 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Windows
7 5 (16.13%) ISEB
8 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.90%) Web Services
8 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
8 4 (12.90%) HTML
8 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
8 4 (12.90%) Degree
8 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Non-Functional Testing

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Selenium
2 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.68%) JUnit
3 3 (9.68%) Maven
4 2 (6.45%) JMeter
4 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.45%) TestNG
5 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.23%) Ranorex
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) TestComplete
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) HTML
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) CSS
2 3 (9.68%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
1 3 (9.68%) PMI
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Automation Testing
3 7 (22.58%) Scrum
4 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
8 2 (6.45%) Analytics
8 2 (6.45%) BDD
8 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics
8 2 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (6.45%) Open Source
8 2 (6.45%) Product Management
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) Python
3 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
3 6 (19.35%) C++
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) VBScript
6 1 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) ISEB
4 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
5 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Cegedim Rx
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