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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 796 780 751
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 99 106 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 83 70 121
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -1.38%

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
107784 102248 109748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.51% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87953 84954 93424
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -19 97 £40,000 - 26
London -1 35 £46,250 -11.90% 9
South East -4 24 £42,500 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire -41 12 £32,500 +1.56% 5
West Yorkshire -23 11 £32,500 -4.41% 2
Leeds -27 11 £32,500 -4.41% 2
City of London +5 8 £55,000 +4.76% 2
East Midlands +2 7 £38,000 - 1
East Sussex -2 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Brighton -4 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Cambridgeshire +1 6 £35,000 -15.66% 4
East of England -18 6 £35,000 -15.66% 6
South West -20 6 £34,433 -13.91%
Bristol 0 5 £34,500 -13.75%
Northampton -22 5 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Northamptonshire -26 5 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Cambridge - 5 £35,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £41,250 +3.12% 1
West Midlands -19 4 £33,000 -5.71%
Surrey - 4 £47,500 - 1
North West -16 3 £32,500 +32.65% 1
Kent - 3 £42,000 -
Oxfordshire +13 2 £24,000 -38.46%
Berkshire +3 2 £43,750 +25.00%
Reading -11 2 £43,750 +25.00%
Hampshire -15 2 £34,367 -23.63% 2
Derbyshire - 2 £33,000 -
Derby - 2 £33,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £37,500 -
High Wycombe - 2 £43,000 - 1

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 168 (64.37%) Selenium
2 140 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (46.74%) SQL
4 120 (45.98%) Java
5 105 (40.23%) Test Automation
6 104 (39.85%) Test Scripting
7 84 (32.18%) WebDriver
8 83 (31.80%) QA
9 71 (27.20%) QuickTest Pro
10 62 (23.75%) Finance
11 60 (22.99%) JavaScript
12 58 (22.22%) ISEB
12 58 (22.22%) Automation Testing
13 54 (20.69%) Automated Testing
13 54 (20.69%) HTML
14 51 (19.54%) CSS
14 51 (19.54%) Performance Testing
15 50 (19.16%) JUnit
16 49 (18.77%) C#
17 48 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
18 47 (18.01%) BDD
19 46 (17.62%) Software Testing
20 45 (17.24%) ISTQB
21 42 (16.09%) HP Quality Center
22 41 (15.71%) .NET
23 40 (15.33%) Microsoft
24 39 (14.94%) Regression Testing
25 38 (14.56%) Scrum
25 38 (14.56%) Manual Testing
26 36 (13.79%) TestNG

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.15%) Confluence
2 2 (0.77%) Documentum
3 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (4.21%) MS Office
2 9 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Sophis RISQUE
2 3 (1.15%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.45%) Internet
2 6 (2.30%) HTTP
3 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.77%) DNS
3 2 (0.77%) DSL
4 1 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.30%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.15%) QlikView
6 2 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 168 (64.37%) Selenium
2 84 (32.18%) WebDriver
3 71 (27.20%) QuickTest Pro
4 50 (19.16%) JUnit
5 36 (13.79%) TestNG
6 25 (9.58%) Cucumber
7 21 (8.05%) Visual Studio
8 20 (7.66%) JIRA
8 20 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (7.28%) WinRunner
9 19 (7.28%) Selenium IDE
10 15 (5.75%) JMeter
11 14 (5.36%) SoapUI
12 12 (4.60%) SpecFlow
12 12 (4.60%) TestComplete
13 11 (4.21%) NUnit
14 10 (3.83%) Rhino Mocks
14 10 (3.83%) Git (software)
15 9 (3.45%) Maven
15 9 (3.45%) Ranorex
General
1 62 (23.75%) Finance
2 18 (6.90%) Banking
3 13 (4.98%) Retail
3 13 (4.98%) Law
4 6 (2.30%) Legal
4 6 (2.30%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.15%) Advertising
5 3 (1.15%) Publishing
5 3 (1.15%) Front Office
6 2 (0.77%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (20.69%) HTML
2 51 (19.54%) CSS
3 41 (15.71%) .NET
4 27 (10.34%) Web Services
5 17 (6.51%) XML
6 11 (4.21%) ASP.NET
6 11 (4.21%) HTML5
6 11 (4.21%) REST
7 10 (3.83%) CSS3
8 8 (3.07%) J2EE
9 6 (2.30%) Middleware
9 6 (2.30%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.30%) GWT
10 4 (1.53%) XHTML
10 4 (1.53%) SOAP
10 4 (1.53%) Gherkin
11 3 (1.15%) RESTful
11 3 (1.15%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (1.15%) ODBC
12 2 (0.77%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.58%) Computer Science
1 25 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.81%) Mathematics
3 14 (5.36%) Open Source
4 13 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.83%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.68%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.30%) User Experience
8 5 (1.92%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.92%) iPhone
9 4 (1.53%) IPTV
9 4 (1.53%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.15%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.15%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.77%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.77%) Chip and PIN
12 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.38%) Equities
12 1 (0.38%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.66%) Windows
2 12 (4.60%) UNIX
2 12 (4.60%) Android
3 6 (2.30%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.92%) Linux
5 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (40.23%) Test Automation
3 104 (39.85%) Test Scripting
4 58 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 54 (20.69%) Automated Testing
6 51 (19.54%) Performance Testing
7 48 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (18.01%) BDD
9 46 (17.62%) Software Testing
10 39 (14.94%) Regression Testing
11 38 (14.56%) Scrum
11 38 (14.56%) Manual Testing
12 33 (12.64%) Test Strategy
13 30 (11.49%) TDD
14 21 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (7.66%) User Stories
16 19 (7.28%) Software Engineering
17 18 (6.90%) E-Commerce
17 18 (6.90%) Test Management
18 17 (6.51%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (46.74%) SQL
2 120 (45.98%) Java
3 60 (22.99%) JavaScript
4 49 (18.77%) C#
5 23 (8.81%) VBScript
6 21 (8.05%) VB
7 15 (5.75%) C++
8 8 (3.07%) VBA
9 6 (2.30%) Ruby
9 6 (2.30%) Groovy
10 5 (1.92%) PHP
11 4 (1.53%) Python
11 4 (1.53%) Delphi
12 3 (1.15%) Scala
13 2 (0.77%) C
13 2 (0.77%) Perl
14 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.38%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 58 (22.22%) ISEB
2 45 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 36 (13.79%) Degree
4 15 (5.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.77%) CISSP
6 1 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (31.80%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (16.09%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.92%) SCCM
3 2 (0.77%) Puppet
3 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.77%) Ansible
4 1 (0.38%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 40 (15.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.05%) HP
3 17 (6.51%) Citrix
4 11 (4.21%) SAP
5 6 (2.30%) Oracle
6 5 (1.92%) Altiris
7 4 (1.53%) VMware
8 3 (1.15%) Splunk
9 2 (0.77%) T-Plan
9 2 (0.77%) SunGard
10 1 (0.38%) IBM
10 1 (0.38%) Telerik
10 1 (0.38%) BMC
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + cash allowance, bonus, expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Northampton
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + More
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + package
Posted: 25 days ago