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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 757 787 803
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 109 88 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.084% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.089% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 91 75 73
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -12.50%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 £27,500 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +41 104 £37,500 -11.76% 20
London -3 47 £50,000 +14.28% 10
City of London +28 21 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Yorkshire +2 21 £25,000 -18.70%
North Yorkshire - 15 £25,000 -
Harrogate - 15 £25,000 -
South East -21 13 £40,000 -15.78% 5
West Midlands -4 7 £47,500 +18.75%
South West -17 6 £37,000 +5.71% 2
Bristol - 6 £37,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +16 4 £37,500 +7.14%
East Midlands +13 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Nottingham +11 4 £37,500 +11.11%
Shropshire - 4 - -
Telford - 4 - -
Leeds +9 3 £35,000 +9.37%
East of England -6 3 £32,500 -21.21% 2
West Yorkshire -9 3 £35,000 +9.37%
Birmingham -11 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Brighton -12 3 £38,500 +10.00% 2
East Sussex -18 3 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Hampshire - 3 £35,250 - 2
Kent - 3 £42,500 -
North West - 3 £29,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £33,000 -
Andover - 3 £35,250 -
Scotland +2 2 £42,500 +34.92%
Edinburgh -4 2 £42,500 +34.92%
Surrey -13 2 £48,750 +2.63%
Hertfordshire -18 2 £32,500 -23.52%

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 109 (51.90%) Selenium
2 105 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (38.10%) SQL
4 79 (37.62%) Java
5 78 (37.14%) Test Scripting
6 74 (35.24%) QA
7 71 (33.81%) Test Automation
8 67 (31.90%) WebDriver
9 65 (30.95%) Finance
9 65 (30.95%) Automated Testing
10 60 (28.57%) Scrum
11 54 (25.71%) BDD
12 51 (24.29%) QuickTest Pro
13 49 (23.33%) Automation Testing
14 48 (22.86%) ISEB
15 43 (20.48%) C#
16 40 (19.05%) Software Testing
17 38 (18.10%) TDD
17 38 (18.10%) Manual Testing
18 35 (16.67%) Web Services
19 31 (14.76%) Microsoft
19 31 (14.76%) JIRA
19 31 (14.76%) User Acceptance Testing
20 29 (13.81%) Performance Testing
21 27 (12.86%) Test Strategy
21 27 (12.86%) Retail
21 27 (12.86%) Regression Testing
22 25 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 25 (11.90%) Banking
23 24 (11.43%) HTML

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (2.86%) Confluence
2 5 (2.38%) Node.js
3 4 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (7.14%) MS Office
2 14 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.86%) Sophis RISQUE
2 4 (1.90%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.95%) SaaS
2 2 (0.95%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.33%) Internet
2 5 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.48%) DNS
3 1 (0.48%) DSL
3 1 (0.48%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.38%) Redis
4 5 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.90%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.90%) QlikView
5 4 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 109 (51.90%) Selenium
2 67 (31.90%) WebDriver
3 51 (24.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 31 (14.76%) JIRA
5 17 (8.10%) Cucumber
6 16 (7.62%) SpecFlow
7 15 (7.14%) Git (software)
8 14 (6.67%) JUnit
9 13 (6.19%) Selenium IDE
10 12 (5.71%) TestNG
10 12 (5.71%) Visual Studio
11 10 (4.76%) Subversion
11 10 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (3.33%) Firebug
13 6 (2.86%) Fiddler
13 6 (2.86%) SoapUI
13 6 (2.86%) Calabash
13 6 (2.86%) Appium
14 5 (2.38%) eggPlant
14 5 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 65 (30.95%) Finance
2 27 (12.86%) Retail
3 25 (11.90%) Banking
4 12 (5.71%) Aerospace
5 9 (4.29%) Advertising
6 5 (2.38%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.95%) Law
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Front Office
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.67%) Web Services
2 24 (11.43%) HTML
3 23 (10.95%) .NET
4 22 (10.48%) XML
5 17 (8.10%) CSS
6 7 (3.33%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.86%) SOAP
7 6 (2.86%) HTML5
7 6 (2.86%) REST
8 4 (1.90%) RESTful
8 4 (1.90%) XHTML
9 2 (0.95%) Ajax
9 2 (0.95%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.95%) jQuery
9 2 (0.95%) CSS3
10 1 (0.48%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (0.48%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.95%) Open Source
2 13 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.86%) User Experience
4 6 (2.86%) N-Tier
4 6 (2.86%) iPhone
5 4 (1.90%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.95%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.95%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.95%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (0.95%) Wiki
7 2 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.95%) Social Media
7 2 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.48%) iPad
8 1 (0.48%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.48%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.62%) Windows
2 11 (5.24%) UNIX
3 10 (4.76%) Android
4 8 (3.81%) Linux
5 3 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (37.14%) Test Scripting
3 71 (33.81%) Test Automation
4 65 (30.95%) Automated Testing
5 60 (28.57%) Scrum
6 54 (25.71%) BDD
7 49 (23.33%) Automation Testing
8 40 (19.05%) Software Testing
9 38 (18.10%) TDD
9 38 (18.10%) Manual Testing
10 31 (14.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (13.81%) Performance Testing
12 27 (12.86%) Regression Testing
12 27 (12.86%) Test Strategy
13 22 (10.48%) Integration Testing
14 21 (10.00%) Test Management
15 19 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (7.14%) E-Commerce
17 13 (6.19%) Fault Management
18 12 (5.71%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (38.10%) SQL
2 79 (37.62%) Java
3 43 (20.48%) C#
4 17 (8.10%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.67%) VBScript
5 14 (6.67%) VB
6 11 (5.24%) VBA
7 7 (3.33%) Ruby
8 4 (1.90%) Python
8 4 (1.90%) Perl
8 4 (1.90%) C++
9 3 (1.43%) PHP
9 3 (1.43%) C
10 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.95%) Scala
10 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.95%) XPath
11 1 (0.48%) Erlang
11 1 (0.48%) Groovy
11 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (22.86%) ISEB
2 25 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (8.57%) ISTQB
4 14 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (35.24%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 14 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.48%) Puppet
2 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.48%) Ansible
2 1 (0.48%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 31 (14.76%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.71%) HP
3 10 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (0.95%) Telerik
5 1 (0.48%) BMC
5 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.48%) Remedy
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £4000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 45000-55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + 40 days holiday, Excellent pension
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Brighton
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago