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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 775 775 796
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 128 153 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 116 132 80
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £31,500 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
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 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 1 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 1 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
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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 +18 122 £41,250 -3.50% 22
London -27 57 £45,000 - 10
South East -23 31 £42,500 -10.52% 3
City of London +31 28 £42,500 -5.55% 7
East Sussex -10 13 £43,750 -1.73%
Brighton -5 12 £43,750 -1.73%
Yorkshire -7 11 £25,000 -23.07% 1
South West -11 10 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Kent - 9 £42,500 -
Bristol +5 8 £35,500 - 1
North Yorkshire +24 7 £25,000 -25.37% 1
Harrogate - 7 £25,000 - 1
Hampshire +1 5 £31,000 -33.33% 1
East Midlands +19 4 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Nottinghamshire +9 4 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Nottingham - 4 £32,500 - 1
East of England +13 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1
North West +10 3 £32,500 +41.30% 3
Surrey -12 3 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Leeds -13 3 £36,250 +11.53%
West Yorkshire -25 3 £36,250 +11.53%
Surbiton - 3 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £36,250 - 1
Scotland +10 2 £42,500 +34.92%
Edinburgh -3 2 £42,500 +34.92%
Gloucestershire -15 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Hertfordshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £32,500 -
Gloucester - 2 £32,500 -
Wales - 2 £32,500 -

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 137 (58.55%) Selenium
2 135 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (46.15%) Java
4 102 (43.59%) Test Automation
5 96 (41.03%) WebDriver
6 90 (38.46%) SQL
7 87 (37.18%) QA
8 81 (34.62%) Finance
9 77 (32.91%) Test Scripting
10 74 (31.62%) Automated Testing
11 68 (29.06%) C#
12 67 (28.63%) BDD
13 61 (26.07%) Scrum
14 60 (25.64%) Automation Testing
15 49 (20.94%) QuickTest Pro
16 46 (19.66%) Manual Testing
17 45 (19.23%) TDD
18 44 (18.80%) ISEB
18 44 (18.80%) Software Testing
19 42 (17.95%) Web Services
20 40 (17.09%) Cucumber
21 36 (15.38%) HTML
21 36 (15.38%) JIRA
22 35 (14.96%) XML
23 33 (14.10%) User Acceptance Testing
24 30 (12.82%) Microsoft
25 29 (12.39%) Regression Testing
26 28 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
27 27 (11.54%) Banking
27 27 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (2.14%) Confluence
1 5 (2.14%) Node.js
2 2 (0.85%) IIS
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (7.26%) MS Office
2 10 (4.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.28%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.56%) Internet
2 3 (1.28%) HTTP
3 1 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.14%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.14%) Redis
3 4 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (1.71%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.71%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.85%) MySQL
6 1 (0.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 137 (58.55%) Selenium
2 96 (41.03%) WebDriver
3 49 (20.94%) QuickTest Pro
4 40 (17.09%) Cucumber
5 36 (15.38%) JIRA
6 21 (8.97%) SpecFlow
6 21 (8.97%) Jenkins
7 20 (8.55%) TestNG
8 19 (8.12%) JUnit
9 18 (7.69%) Subversion
9 18 (7.69%) Firebug
9 18 (7.69%) Git (software)
10 13 (5.56%) Visual Studio
11 12 (5.13%) Eclipse
12 11 (4.70%) IntelliJ
13 9 (3.85%) LoadRunner
13 9 (3.85%) Maven
13 9 (3.85%) Selenium IDE
14 8 (3.42%) SoapUI
15 7 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 81 (34.62%) Finance
2 27 (11.54%) Banking
3 22 (9.40%) Retail
4 12 (5.13%) Aerospace
5 9 (3.85%) Law
5 9 (3.85%) Advertising
6 7 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.28%) Marketing
7 3 (1.28%) Games
7 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.43%) Front Office
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.95%) Web Services
2 36 (15.38%) HTML
3 35 (14.96%) XML
4 26 (11.11%) .NET
5 16 (6.84%) CSS
6 8 (3.42%) SOAP
7 6 (2.56%) RESTful
7 6 (2.56%) HTML5
8 5 (2.14%) Ajax
8 5 (2.14%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.71%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.71%) JSON
9 4 (1.71%) REST
10 3 (1.28%) Gherkin
11 2 (0.85%) jQuery
11 2 (0.85%) CSS3
11 2 (0.85%) JSP
11 2 (0.85%) Servlets
11 2 (0.85%) XHTML
12 1 (0.43%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.83%) Open Source
2 11 (4.70%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.56%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.85%) User Experience
6 2 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.85%) iPhone
6 2 (0.85%) Wiki
7 1 (0.43%) Social Network
7 1 (0.43%) FMCG
7 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.43%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.43%) Social Media
7 1 (0.43%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.41%) Linux
2 13 (5.56%) UNIX
3 12 (5.13%) Windows
4 4 (1.71%) Android
5 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (43.59%) Test Automation
3 77 (32.91%) Test Scripting
4 74 (31.62%) Automated Testing
5 67 (28.63%) BDD
6 61 (26.07%) Scrum
7 60 (25.64%) Automation Testing
8 46 (19.66%) Manual Testing
9 45 (19.23%) TDD
10 44 (18.80%) Software Testing
11 33 (14.10%) User Acceptance Testing
12 29 (12.39%) Regression Testing
13 28 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (11.11%) E-Commerce
15 22 (9.40%) Test Management
16 21 (8.97%) Performance Testing
17 17 (7.26%) Test Strategy
18 16 (6.84%) User Stories
19 12 (5.13%) Product Management
20 11 (4.70%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (46.15%) Java
2 90 (38.46%) SQL
3 68 (29.06%) C#
4 19 (8.12%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.70%) Ruby
6 10 (4.27%) VBScript
6 10 (4.27%) VB
7 7 (2.99%) VBA
8 6 (2.56%) Python
8 6 (2.56%) Perl
9 5 (2.14%) PHP
10 4 (1.71%) C++
10 4 (1.71%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.85%) Korn
11 2 (0.85%) XPath
11 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.85%) C
11 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.43%) Scala
12 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (18.80%) ISEB
2 27 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 19 (8.12%) ISTQB
4 11 (4.70%) Degree
5 3 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (37.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.12%) Oracle
3 6 (2.56%) HP
4 3 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.28%) Telerik
5 1 (0.43%) IBM
5 1 (0.43%) Remedy
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