The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 758 813 795
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 143 74 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.068% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.072% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 130 54 80
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +47 140 £45,000 +12.50% 12
London -21 63 £47,500 +5.55% 4
South East +42 59 £45,000 +15.38% 2
Surrey +30 35 £47,500 +5.55%
Hampshire - 16 £45,000 - 1
City of London -3 14 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East of England 0 13 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Reigate -2 13 £42,500 -5.55%
Aldershot - 10 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 7 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 7 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 6 £40,000 -
Guildford - 5 £47,500 -
Cambridge +8 4 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 4 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Croydon -2 4 £47,500 -
Cwmbran +1 3 £29,500 -15.71%
Torfaen +1 3 £29,500 -15.71%
South Wales -4 3 £29,500 -18.05%
Wales -12 3 £29,500 -18.05%
Farnborough - 3 £55,000 -
Brighton - 3 £40,000 -
North West +2 2 £36,250 +47.95% 1
Essex +1 2 - -
Berkshire -2 2 £25,000 -28.57%
South West -23 2 £36,750 -8.12% 2
Yorkshire -30 2 £27,250 -35.88% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £36,750 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 - 1
Swindon - 2 £36,750 - 1

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 239 (71.56%) Selenium
2 156 (46.71%) Test Automation
3 150 (44.91%) SQL
4 142 (42.51%) Java
5 125 (37.43%) Test Scripting
6 117 (35.03%) QA
7 98 (29.34%) WebDriver
8 97 (29.04%) C#
9 96 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
10 86 (25.75%) Automation Testing
11 81 (24.25%) ISEB
12 77 (23.05%) .NET
13 75 (22.46%) QuickTest Pro
14 74 (22.16%) Finance
15 73 (21.86%) JavaScript
16 64 (19.16%) HTML
16 64 (19.16%) Microsoft
17 62 (18.56%) CSS
17 62 (18.56%) Degree
18 61 (18.26%) Performance Testing
19 60 (17.96%) BDD
20 59 (17.66%) Continuous Integration
21 57 (17.07%) Automated Testing
22 49 (14.67%) Test Strategy
22 49 (14.67%) Software Testing
22 49 (14.67%) ISTQB
22 49 (14.67%) JUnit
23 48 (14.37%) Scrum
23 48 (14.37%) Cucumber
24 47 (14.07%) Mathematics

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (1.80%) IIS
2 5 (1.50%) Documentum
3 3 (0.90%) Confluence
4 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.30%) Node.js
4 1 (0.30%) Mule
4 1 (0.30%) CMS
4 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.99%) Magento
2 4 (1.20%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.20%) Internet
2 3 (0.90%) HTTP
3 1 (0.30%) DSL
3 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.60%) MySQL
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 239 (71.56%) Selenium
2 98 (29.34%) WebDriver
3 75 (22.46%) QuickTest Pro
4 49 (14.67%) JUnit
5 48 (14.37%) Cucumber
6 45 (13.47%) Visual Studio
7 40 (11.98%) WinRunner
8 31 (9.28%) TestNG
9 30 (8.98%) JMeter
10 28 (8.38%) Jenkins
11 25 (7.49%) TestComplete
12 20 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (5.69%) Ranorex
14 16 (4.79%) Subversion
14 16 (4.79%) SpecFlow
15 15 (4.49%) Git (software)
15 15 (4.49%) Selenium IDE
16 13 (3.89%) SoapUI
17 12 (3.59%) JIRA
17 12 (3.59%) WATIR
General
1 74 (22.16%) Finance
2 14 (4.19%) Retail
3 13 (3.89%) Marketing
3 13 (3.89%) Banking
3 13 (3.89%) Law
4 10 (2.99%) Publishing
5 8 (2.40%) Legal
6 4 (1.20%) Front Office
6 4 (1.20%) Back Office
6 4 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.60%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (23.05%) .NET
2 64 (19.16%) HTML
3 62 (18.56%) CSS
4 37 (11.08%) Web Services
5 18 (5.39%) .NET Framework
6 14 (4.19%) XML
7 13 (3.89%) REST
8 11 (3.29%) J2EE
9 10 (2.99%) CSS3
9 10 (2.99%) HTML5
9 10 (2.99%) Gherkin
10 9 (2.69%) ASP.NET
11 8 (2.40%) Ajax
11 8 (2.40%) JSON
12 6 (1.80%) Middleware
12 6 (1.80%) SOAP
12 6 (1.80%) GWT
13 5 (1.50%) ODBC
14 3 (0.90%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (0.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.07%) Mathematics
2 22 (6.59%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.99%) Client/Server
4 19 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.29%) Open Source
7 6 (1.80%) Spread Betting
8 4 (1.20%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.20%) IPTV
9 3 (0.90%) iPhone
10 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.60%) iPad
10 2 (0.60%) Physics
11 1 (0.30%) Social Network
11 1 (0.30%) Online Games
11 1 (0.30%) New Media
11 1 (0.30%) iSeries
11 1 (0.30%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.30%) Equities
11 1 (0.30%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.39%) Apple iOS
2 13 (3.89%) Windows
3 12 (3.59%) Linux
4 9 (2.69%) Android
5 6 (1.80%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.50%) UNIX
7 1 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (46.71%) Test Automation
2 125 (37.43%) Test Scripting
3 96 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (25.75%) Automation Testing
5 61 (18.26%) Performance Testing
6 60 (17.96%) BDD
7 59 (17.66%) Continuous Integration
8 57 (17.07%) Automated Testing
9 49 (14.67%) Test Strategy
9 49 (14.67%) Software Testing
10 48 (14.37%) Scrum
11 36 (10.78%) Analytics
12 32 (9.58%) Manual Testing
13 28 (8.38%) E-Commerce
14 26 (7.78%) Regression Testing
15 24 (7.19%) TDD
15 24 (7.19%) User Stories
16 23 (6.89%) OO
17 21 (6.29%) Software Engineering
18 18 (5.39%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 150 (44.91%) SQL
2 142 (42.51%) Java
3 97 (29.04%) C#
4 73 (21.86%) JavaScript
5 32 (9.58%) Ruby
6 26 (7.78%) C++
7 23 (6.89%) VBScript
8 19 (5.69%) PHP
9 17 (5.09%) VB
10 15 (4.49%) Delphi
11 13 (3.89%) Python
12 5 (1.50%) Groovy
13 4 (1.20%) Perl
14 3 (0.90%) VBA
15 2 (0.60%) C
16 1 (0.30%) Clojure
16 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 81 (24.25%) ISEB
2 62 (18.56%) Degree
3 49 (14.67%) ISTQB
4 12 (3.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.50%) HND
6 2 (0.60%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (35.03%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.10%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (12.57%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.50%) SCCM
3 1 (0.30%) Ansible
3 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (19.16%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.59%) Citrix
3 21 (6.29%) HP
4 19 (5.69%) SAP
5 11 (3.29%) Oracle
6 7 (2.10%) VMware
7 5 (1.50%) T-Plan
7 5 (1.50%) Altiris
8 4 (1.20%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.20%) SunGard
9 3 (0.90%) Splunk
9 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.90%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.90%) Informatica
10 1 (0.30%) Telerik
10 1 (0.30%) IBM
10 1 (0.30%) JBoss
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