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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 784 796 800
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 117 74 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.069% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.073% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 106 52 80
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £31,600 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,050 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%

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
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
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 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
(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 +24 116 £42,500 +4.29% 8
London -3 51 £47,500 +5.55% 4
South East +18 44 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Surrey +12 20 £47,500 +5.55%
Hampshire - 14 £45,000 - 1
City of London -6 9 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Aldershot - 9 £45,000 -
Brighton - 7 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 7 £40,000 -
Reigate -15 6 £42,500 -5.55%
East of England -16 6 £40,000 -5.88%
North West -18 4 £35,000 +42.85%
Yorkshire -54 4 £30,750 -31.66% 1
West Midlands - 4 £33,000 -
South West -26 3 £34,367 -14.08%
West Yorkshire -35 3 £33,000 -26.66% 1
Leeds -44 3 £33,000 -26.66%
Ipswich - 3 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £40,000 -
Berkshire -1 2 £25,000 -28.57%
Cambridgeshire -2 2 - -
Reading -8 2 £33,750 -3.57%
Cambridge -9 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £35,000 -
Manchester - 2 £35,000 -
Guildford - 2 £36,250 -
Swindon - 2 £36,750 -
Winchester - 2 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £36,750 -
Merseyside - 2 £35,000 -

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 222 (71.15%) Selenium
2 139 (44.55%) SQL
3 138 (44.23%) Test Automation
4 137 (43.91%) Java
5 115 (36.86%) Test Scripting
6 107 (34.29%) QA
7 96 (30.77%) WebDriver
8 91 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (26.60%) C#
10 77 (24.68%) QuickTest Pro
11 72 (23.08%) Automation Testing
12 70 (22.44%) Finance
13 69 (22.12%) JavaScript
13 69 (22.12%) .NET
13 69 (22.12%) ISEB
14 62 (19.87%) HTML
15 60 (19.23%) CSS
16 58 (18.59%) Microsoft
17 57 (18.27%) Degree
18 56 (17.95%) Performance Testing
18 56 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
19 54 (17.31%) Automated Testing
20 50 (16.03%) BDD
21 49 (15.71%) JUnit
22 48 (15.38%) Software Testing
22 48 (15.38%) Test Strategy
23 47 (15.06%) Scrum
24 44 (14.10%) ISTQB
25 43 (13.78%) Mathematics
25 43 (13.78%) Cucumber

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5 (1.60%) IIS
1 5 (1.60%) Documentum
2 3 (0.96%) Confluence
3 1 (0.32%) Node.js
3 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.32%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.56%) Magento
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.64%) Sophis RISQUE
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.92%) HTTP
1 6 (1.92%) Internet
2 2 (0.64%) DSL
2 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.88%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.64%) MySQL
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 222 (71.15%) Selenium
2 96 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 77 (24.68%) QuickTest Pro
4 49 (15.71%) JUnit
5 43 (13.78%) Cucumber
6 38 (12.18%) Visual Studio
7 37 (11.86%) WinRunner
8 33 (10.58%) TestNG
9 26 (8.33%) JMeter
10 24 (7.69%) Jenkins
11 22 (7.05%) TestComplete
12 20 (6.41%) Selenium IDE
13 19 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (5.13%) Ranorex
15 14 (4.49%) JIRA
15 14 (4.49%) Subversion
16 13 (4.17%) Git (software)
16 13 (4.17%) SpecFlow
17 12 (3.85%) SoapUI
18 11 (3.53%) NUnit
General
1 70 (22.44%) Finance
2 14 (4.49%) Retail
3 13 (4.17%) Law
4 12 (3.85%) Banking
5 9 (2.88%) Marketing
5 9 (2.88%) Publishing
6 8 (2.56%) Legal
7 4 (1.28%) Front Office
7 4 (1.28%) Back Office
7 4 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (22.12%) .NET
2 62 (19.87%) HTML
3 60 (19.23%) CSS
4 37 (11.86%) Web Services
5 15 (4.81%) .NET Framework
6 14 (4.49%) REST
7 11 (3.53%) XML
8 10 (3.21%) CSS3
8 10 (3.21%) HTML5
9 9 (2.88%) Gherkin
10 8 (2.56%) J2EE
10 8 (2.56%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.92%) JSON
11 6 (1.92%) Middleware
11 6 (1.92%) Ajax
11 6 (1.92%) GWT
12 5 (1.60%) SOAP
12 5 (1.60%) ODBC
13 3 (0.96%) RESTful
13 3 (0.96%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.78%) Mathematics
2 24 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 17 (5.45%) Client/Server
4 15 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (4.17%) Open Source
6 11 (3.53%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.60%) Spread Betting
8 4 (1.28%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.28%) iPhone
8 4 (1.28%) IPTV
9 2 (0.64%) iPad
10 1 (0.32%) New Media
10 1 (0.32%) iSeries
10 1 (0.32%) Social Network
10 1 (0.32%) Online Games
10 1 (0.32%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.32%) Physics
10 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.32%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.32%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.45%) Windows
2 14 (4.49%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.21%) Linux
3 10 (3.21%) Android
4 6 (1.92%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.92%) UNIX
5 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (44.23%) Test Automation
2 115 (36.86%) Test Scripting
3 91 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (23.08%) Automation Testing
5 56 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (17.95%) Performance Testing
6 54 (17.31%) Automated Testing
7 50 (16.03%) BDD
8 48 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 48 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 47 (15.06%) Scrum
10 40 (12.82%) Regression Testing
11 33 (10.58%) Manual Testing
12 31 (9.94%) Analytics
13 25 (8.01%) TDD
14 24 (7.69%) E-Commerce
14 24 (7.69%) User Stories
15 20 (6.41%) OO
16 19 (6.09%) Software Engineering
17 16 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 139 (44.55%) SQL
2 137 (43.91%) Java
3 83 (26.60%) C#
4 69 (22.12%) JavaScript
5 28 (8.97%) Ruby
6 25 (8.01%) C++
6 25 (8.01%) VBScript
7 19 (6.09%) VB
8 17 (5.45%) PHP
9 15 (4.81%) Delphi
10 12 (3.85%) Python
11 6 (1.92%) Groovy
12 4 (1.28%) Perl
12 4 (1.28%) VBA
13 2 (0.64%) Scala
13 2 (0.64%) C
14 1 (0.32%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 69 (22.12%) ISEB
2 57 (18.27%) Degree
3 44 (14.10%) ISTQB
4 13 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.28%) HND
6 2 (0.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (34.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 41 (13.14%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.60%) SCCM
3 2 (0.64%) Puppet
3 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.64%) Ansible
4 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 58 (18.59%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.73%) Citrix
3 19 (6.09%) HP
4 18 (5.77%) SAP
5 8 (2.56%) Oracle
6 6 (1.92%) VMware
7 5 (1.60%) Altiris
7 5 (1.60%) T-Plan
8 4 (1.28%) SunGard
9 3 (0.96%) Splunk
9 3 (0.96%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.64%) Informatica
10 2 (0.64%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.32%) JBoss
11 1 (0.32%) IBM
11 1 (0.32%) BMC
11 1 (0.32%) Telerik
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