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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 775 764 790
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 128 178 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 115 153 79
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.43% +3.75%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 £38,500
% 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 125 £42,500 - 22
London -4 65 £45,000 - 13
City of London +48 36 £42,500 -5.55% 10
South East -29 27 £42,500 -5.55% 2
East Sussex -4 12 £48,000 +7.81%
Brighton -1 11 £48,000 +7.81%
South West -4 10 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Bristol +11 8 £35,500 - 1
Kent - 8 £42,500 -
North West +7 6 £35,000 +52.17% 3
Yorkshire -13 6 £32,500 -1.51%
East Midlands +15 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Nottinghamshire +8 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Nottingham - 5 £37,500 - 1
East of England +24 4 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Hampshire -1 4 £29,250 -41.50% 1
Preston +13 3 £35,000 +75.00% 1
Cambridge +13 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +9 3 - -
Lancashire +4 3 £35,000 +75.00% 1
West Yorkshire -17 3 £36,250 +9.84%
Leeds -19 3 £36,250 +9.84%
North Yorkshire +23 2 £32,500 -2.98%
Gloucestershire -11 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Surrey -19 2 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Surbiton - 2 £38,750 -
Manchester - 2 £40,000 - 2
Gloucester - 2 £32,500 -
Harrogate - 2 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £36,250 -

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 152 (62.55%) Selenium
2 137 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (46.91%) Java
4 104 (42.80%) WebDriver
5 102 (41.98%) Test Automation
6 98 (40.33%) QA
7 88 (36.21%) Finance
8 80 (32.92%) SQL
9 76 (31.28%) Test Scripting
10 73 (30.04%) C#
11 72 (29.63%) Automated Testing
12 71 (29.22%) BDD
13 68 (27.98%) Automation Testing
14 63 (25.93%) Scrum
15 52 (21.40%) QuickTest Pro
16 46 (18.93%) Manual Testing
17 44 (18.11%) TDD
18 42 (17.28%) Software Testing
19 41 (16.87%) ISEB
19 41 (16.87%) Web Services
19 41 (16.87%) Cucumber
20 39 (16.05%) JIRA
21 34 (13.99%) HTML
22 33 (13.58%) XML
23 31 (12.76%) User Acceptance Testing
24 28 (11.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 28 (11.52%) Microsoft
24 28 (11.52%) Regression Testing
24 28 (11.52%) E-Commerce
25 27 (11.11%) .NET

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (2.06%) Confluence
1 5 (2.06%) Node.js
2 2 (0.82%) IIS
3 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (7.00%) MS Office
2 9 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.41%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.65%) Internet
2 3 (1.23%) HTTP
3 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.06%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.06%) Redis
3 4 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (1.65%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.65%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.82%) MySQL
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 152 (62.55%) Selenium
2 104 (42.80%) WebDriver
3 52 (21.40%) QuickTest Pro
4 41 (16.87%) Cucumber
5 39 (16.05%) JIRA
6 24 (9.88%) SpecFlow
7 23 (9.47%) Jenkins
8 20 (8.23%) TestNG
9 19 (7.82%) JUnit
10 18 (7.41%) Subversion
11 17 (7.00%) Firebug
11 17 (7.00%) Git (software)
12 12 (4.94%) Visual Studio
12 12 (4.94%) Eclipse
13 11 (4.53%) IntelliJ
14 10 (4.12%) LoadRunner
14 10 (4.12%) Maven
14 10 (4.12%) Selenium IDE
15 7 (2.88%) SoapUI
15 7 (2.88%) JMeter
General
1 88 (36.21%) Finance
2 24 (9.88%) Banking
2 24 (9.88%) Retail
3 17 (7.00%) Law
4 11 (4.53%) Aerospace
5 8 (3.29%) Advertising
6 7 (2.88%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.06%) Games
8 3 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.23%) Marketing
9 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.87%) Web Services
2 34 (13.99%) HTML
3 33 (13.58%) XML
4 27 (11.11%) .NET
5 13 (5.35%) CSS
6 9 (3.70%) SOAP
7 6 (2.47%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.47%) RESTful
8 5 (2.06%) HTML5
8 5 (2.06%) Ajax
9 4 (1.65%) Gherkin
9 4 (1.65%) REST
9 4 (1.65%) JSON
9 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.82%) JSP
10 2 (0.82%) Servlets
10 2 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.82%) CSS3
10 2 (0.82%) jQuery
11 1 (0.41%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.70%) Open Source
2 12 (4.94%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.06%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.82%) Wiki
6 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.82%) User Experience
6 2 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.82%) iPhone
7 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.41%) Social Network
7 1 (0.41%) Social Media
7 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.17%) Linux
2 13 (5.35%) UNIX
3 12 (4.94%) Windows
4 4 (1.65%) Android
5 3 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (41.98%) Test Automation
3 76 (31.28%) Test Scripting
4 72 (29.63%) Automated Testing
5 71 (29.22%) BDD
6 68 (27.98%) Automation Testing
7 63 (25.93%) Scrum
8 46 (18.93%) Manual Testing
9 44 (18.11%) TDD
10 42 (17.28%) Software Testing
11 31 (12.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (11.52%) Regression Testing
12 28 (11.52%) E-Commerce
13 27 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (9.47%) Performance Testing
15 19 (7.82%) Test Management
16 15 (6.17%) Test Strategy
16 15 (6.17%) User Stories
17 12 (4.94%) Product Management
18 11 (4.53%) OO
Programming Languages
1 114 (46.91%) Java
2 80 (32.92%) SQL
3 73 (30.04%) C#
4 19 (7.82%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.35%) Ruby
6 9 (3.70%) Python
7 8 (3.29%) VBScript
7 8 (3.29%) VB
8 7 (2.88%) Perl
9 5 (2.06%) PHP
9 5 (2.06%) C++
9 5 (2.06%) VBA
10 4 (1.65%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.82%) Korn
11 2 (0.82%) XPath
11 2 (0.82%) C
11 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (16.87%) ISEB
2 28 (11.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (7.00%) ISTQB
4 11 (4.53%) Degree
5 3 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (40.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.41%) Oracle
3 7 (2.88%) WorldPay
3 7 (2.88%) HP
4 3 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.23%) Telerik
5 1 (0.41%) IBM
5 1 (0.41%) Remedy
Preston, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare,
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago