The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 745 786 806
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 147 143 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 125 130 54
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +7.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Automation Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Automation Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Analyst within the UK.

Automation Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Automation Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Analyst over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Automation Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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
England +15 136 £42,250 -6.11% 20
London +30 63 £44,000 -7.36% 10
City of London +36 24 £42,500 -5.55% 4
North West +13 19 £35,000 -3.44% 1
West Midlands +1 13 £37,500 - 2
Yorkshire +13 11 £35,000 +28.44% 2
South West -2 11 £37,500 +2.04%
West Yorkshire +18 9 £35,000 +34.61% 2
East of England +1 9 £40,000 - 2
Lancashire - 9 £40,000 -
Leeds +23 8 £35,000 +34.61% 2
Edinburgh - 8 £39,500 -
Scotland - 8 £39,500 -
Bristol - 7 £37,500 -
Preston - 7 £40,000 -
Manchester +11 6 £31,750 -15.33% 1
East Midlands +6 6 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Birmingham -2 6 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 5 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Suffolk -11 5 £40,000 - 1
Nottingham - 5 £35,000 - 1
Croydon +3 4 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £39,250 - 1
South East -55 3 £41,000 -8.88% 2
Shropshire - 3 £37,500 -
Warrington - 3 £32,500 -
Telford - 3 £37,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire +12 2 - -
Cambridge +8 2 - -

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 193 (70.44%) Selenium
2 156 (56.93%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (47.08%) Java
3 129 (47.08%) QA
4 106 (38.69%) Test Automation
5 99 (36.13%) WebDriver
6 97 (35.40%) C#
7 89 (32.48%) Finance
8 87 (31.75%) Automation Testing
9 75 (27.37%) SQL
10 62 (22.63%) HP UFT
10 62 (22.63%) BDD
11 59 (21.53%) Test Scripting
12 58 (21.17%) Scrum
13 56 (20.44%) Automated Testing
14 45 (16.42%) Cucumber
15 43 (15.69%) TDD
16 42 (15.33%) Software Testing
17 41 (14.96%) Manual Testing
18 36 (13.14%) ISEB
19 34 (12.41%) ISTQB
19 34 (12.41%) Law
19 34 (12.41%) JIRA
20 32 (11.68%) SpecFlow
21 31 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
21 31 (11.31%) HTML
22 29 (10.58%) Oracle
23 27 (9.85%) .NET
23 27 (9.85%) Web Services
23 27 (9.85%) Windows

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.19%) JBoss
1 6 (2.19%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.09%) Confluence
3 2 (0.73%) CMS
3 2 (0.73%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (4.38%) MS Office
2 8 (2.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.19%) CTI
2 1 (0.36%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) Network Security
2 1 (0.36%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.19%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.46%) MySQL
5 2 (0.73%) Big Data
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 193 (70.44%) Selenium
2 99 (36.13%) WebDriver
3 62 (22.63%) HP UFT
4 45 (16.42%) Cucumber
5 34 (12.41%) JIRA
6 32 (11.68%) SpecFlow
7 27 (9.85%) Jenkins
8 21 (7.66%) TestNG
9 20 (7.30%) JUnit
9 20 (7.30%) Eclipse
10 14 (5.11%) Subversion
11 13 (4.74%) Firebug
12 11 (4.01%) NUnit
13 10 (3.65%) Maven
13 10 (3.65%) IntelliJ
13 10 (3.65%) Rational Robot
13 10 (3.65%) FitNesse
14 9 (3.28%) JMeter
15 8 (2.92%) LoadRunner
15 8 (2.92%) SoapUI
General
1 89 (32.48%) Finance
2 34 (12.41%) Law
3 16 (5.84%) Retail
4 14 (5.11%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.74%) Banking
6 9 (3.28%) Games
7 5 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.73%) Marketing
8 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.73%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.31%) HTML
2 27 (9.85%) .NET
2 27 (9.85%) Web Services
3 25 (9.12%) XML
4 12 (4.38%) CSS
5 8 (2.92%) JSP
5 8 (2.92%) Servlets
6 7 (2.55%) .NET Framework
6 7 (2.55%) Gherkin
7 6 (2.19%) Dojo
7 6 (2.19%) jQuery
7 6 (2.19%) EJB 3.0
7 6 (2.19%) Java EE
7 6 (2.19%) JMS
7 6 (2.19%) SOAP
7 6 (2.19%) EJB
8 3 (1.09%) Ajax
8 3 (1.09%) Velocity
8 3 (1.09%) JSON
8 3 (1.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.47%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.01%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.73%) NHS
5 2 (0.73%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.85%) Windows
2 23 (8.39%) UNIX
3 19 (6.93%) Linux
4 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.46%) Android
6 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.73%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (56.93%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (38.69%) Test Automation
3 87 (31.75%) Automation Testing
4 62 (22.63%) BDD
5 59 (21.53%) Test Scripting
6 58 (21.17%) Scrum
7 56 (20.44%) Automated Testing
8 43 (15.69%) TDD
9 42 (15.33%) Software Testing
10 41 (14.96%) Manual Testing
11 31 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (8.76%) Regression Testing
13 23 (8.39%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (8.39%) Open Source
14 22 (8.03%) OO
14 22 (8.03%) E-Commerce
14 22 (8.03%) SDLC
15 16 (5.84%) Test Management
16 13 (4.74%) Test Strategy
16 13 (4.74%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 129 (47.08%) Java
2 97 (35.40%) C#
3 75 (27.37%) SQL
4 26 (9.49%) Ruby
5 20 (7.30%) JavaScript
6 17 (6.20%) Python
7 10 (3.65%) VBScript
8 9 (3.28%) PHP
9 7 (2.55%) C
9 7 (2.55%) Perl
9 7 (2.55%) VB
10 5 (1.82%) C++
11 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.73%) Korn
12 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (13.14%) ISEB
2 34 (12.41%) ISTQB
3 24 (8.76%) Degree
4 13 (4.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (47.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) Puppet
2 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 29 (10.58%) Oracle
2 23 (8.39%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.65%) HP
3 10 (3.65%) WorldPay
4 3 (1.09%) Telerik
5 2 (0.73%) Tableau
5 2 (0.73%) IBM
5 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.36%) Reuters
6 1 (0.36%) BT
6 1 (0.36%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.36%) Apple
6 1 (0.36%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.36%) Google
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Nottingham
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £28,000 - £33,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago