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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 811 766 789
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 93 95 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.090% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.096% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 78 69 93
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £30,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £59,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014 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 18 September 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
England -43 93 £42,500 +6.25% 4
London -36 38 £48,750 -
South East +6 32 £41,250 +10.00% 2
Surrey -2 10 £47,500 +5.55% 1
City of London +3 9 £57,500 +9.52%
East Sussex - 8 £40,000 -
Brighton - 8 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -42 6 £32,750 +2.34% 1
Hampshire - 6 £40,000 -
South West -18 5 £34,367 -14.08% 1
Leeds -35 5 £33,000 +3.12% 1
West Yorkshire -45 5 £33,000 +1.53% 1
West Midlands - 5 £32,750 -
Berkshire -10 4 £33,750 -3.57%
Reading -10 4 £42,500 +21.42%
East of England -16 3 £40,000 -3.61%
North West -20 3 £35,000 +42.85%
Bristol -21 3 £34,367 -14.08% 1
Aldershot - 3 £46,250 -
Oxfordshire +1 2 £24,000 -39.24%
Cambridgeshire -3 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £40,750 +1.87% 1
Reigate -25 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Liverpool - 2 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £36,750 -
Winchester - 2 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £36,750 -
Merseyside - 2 £35,000 -

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 196 (69.01%) Selenium
2 161 (56.69%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (44.72%) Java
4 122 (42.96%) Test Automation
5 121 (42.61%) SQL
6 114 (40.14%) Test Scripting
7 91 (32.04%) QA
8 89 (31.34%) WebDriver
9 82 (28.87%) QuickTest Pro
10 66 (23.24%) ISEB
10 66 (23.24%) C#
11 62 (21.83%) JavaScript
11 62 (21.83%) Automation Testing
12 60 (21.13%) Finance
13 56 (19.72%) .NET
13 56 (19.72%) HTML
14 54 (19.01%) CSS
15 51 (17.96%) Performance Testing
15 51 (17.96%) Automated Testing
16 50 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (17.25%) Degree
17 49 (17.25%) Microsoft
18 48 (16.90%) JUnit
19 46 (16.20%) ISTQB
19 46 (16.20%) Test Strategy
20 44 (15.49%) BDD
20 44 (15.49%) HP Quality Center
21 42 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
22 41 (14.44%) Software Testing
23 39 (13.73%) Scrum

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (1.76%) Documentum
2 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.70%) Confluence
3 1 (0.35%) Mule
3 1 (0.35%) Node.js
3 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.35%) IIS
3 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (2.46%) MS Office
1 7 (2.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Magento
2 3 (1.06%) Sophis RISQUE
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.70%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.11%) Internet
1 6 (2.11%) HTTP
2 2 (0.70%) DSL
2 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.70%) MySQL
4 2 (0.70%) QlikView
5 1 (0.35%) Redis
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 196 (69.01%) Selenium
2 89 (31.34%) WebDriver
3 82 (28.87%) QuickTest Pro
4 48 (16.90%) JUnit
5 33 (11.62%) Cucumber
6 32 (11.27%) TestNG
7 30 (10.56%) WinRunner
8 26 (9.15%) Visual Studio
9 22 (7.75%) JMeter
10 21 (7.39%) Selenium IDE
11 19 (6.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (5.99%) TestComplete
13 16 (5.63%) Jenkins
14 14 (4.93%) Subversion
15 12 (4.23%) SoapUI
15 12 (4.23%) Git (software)
15 12 (4.23%) Ranorex
16 11 (3.87%) JIRA
16 11 (3.87%) NUnit
17 10 (3.52%) Maven
General
1 60 (21.13%) Finance
2 13 (4.58%) Banking
2 13 (4.58%) Law
3 11 (3.87%) Retail
4 6 (2.11%) Legal
5 5 (1.76%) Publishing
6 4 (1.41%) Front Office
6 4 (1.41%) Back Office
6 4 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Games
7 2 (0.70%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (19.72%) .NET
1 56 (19.72%) HTML
2 54 (19.01%) CSS
3 32 (11.27%) Web Services
4 14 (4.93%) REST
5 11 (3.87%) .NET Framework
5 11 (3.87%) XML
6 10 (3.52%) CSS3
6 10 (3.52%) HTML5
7 8 (2.82%) J2EE
7 8 (2.82%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.82%) Gherkin
8 6 (2.11%) Middleware
8 6 (2.11%) GWT
9 5 (1.76%) Ajax
9 5 (1.76%) JSON
9 5 (1.76%) ODBC
9 5 (1.76%) SOAP
10 3 (1.06%) RESTful
10 3 (1.06%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (12.68%) Mathematics
3 24 (8.45%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.87%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.87%) Open Source
5 11 (3.87%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.41%) User Experience
6 4 (1.41%) IPTV
6 4 (1.41%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.06%) iPhone
7 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.70%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (0.70%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.35%) iSeries
9 1 (0.35%) iPad
9 1 (0.35%) New Media
9 1 (0.35%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.35%) Physics
9 1 (0.35%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.69%) Windows
2 10 (3.52%) Apple iOS
2 10 (3.52%) Android
3 9 (3.17%) Linux
4 6 (2.11%) UNIX
4 6 (2.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (56.69%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (42.96%) Test Automation
3 114 (40.14%) Test Scripting
4 62 (21.83%) Automation Testing
5 51 (17.96%) Performance Testing
5 51 (17.96%) Automated Testing
6 50 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (16.20%) Test Strategy
8 44 (15.49%) BDD
9 41 (14.44%) Software Testing
10 39 (13.73%) Scrum
11 38 (13.38%) Regression Testing
12 32 (11.27%) Manual Testing
13 24 (8.45%) TDD
14 21 (7.39%) E-Commerce
14 21 (7.39%) Analytics
14 21 (7.39%) User Stories
15 17 (5.99%) Software Engineering
15 17 (5.99%) Test Management
16 16 (5.63%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 127 (44.72%) Java
2 121 (42.61%) SQL
3 66 (23.24%) C#
4 62 (21.83%) JavaScript
5 23 (8.10%) VBScript
6 21 (7.39%) C++
7 19 (6.69%) VB
8 16 (5.63%) Ruby
9 12 (4.23%) Delphi
10 10 (3.52%) PHP
11 6 (2.11%) VBA
11 6 (2.11%) Groovy
12 5 (1.76%) Python
13 2 (0.70%) C
13 2 (0.70%) Scala
14 1 (0.35%) Clojure
14 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 66 (23.24%) ISEB
2 49 (17.25%) Degree
3 46 (16.20%) ISTQB
4 15 (5.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.70%) CISSP
5 2 (0.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (32.04%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 44 (15.49%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.76%) SCCM
3 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.70%) Ansible
3 2 (0.70%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 49 (17.25%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.75%) HP
3 21 (7.39%) Citrix
4 16 (5.63%) SAP
5 6 (2.11%) VMware
5 6 (2.11%) Oracle
6 5 (1.76%) T-Plan
6 5 (1.76%) Altiris
7 4 (1.41%) SunGard
8 3 (1.06%) Splunk
9 1 (0.35%) JBoss
9 1 (0.35%) BMC
9 1 (0.35%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.35%) IBM
9 1 (0.35%) Telerik
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