The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Analyst
Rank 759 797 779
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 178 91 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.080% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.085% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 153 79 118
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 £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,122
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.73%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +39 167 £42,500 +6.25% 12
London -11 80 £45,000 -10.00% 5
South East +35 54 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Surrey +24 31 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Yorkshire -31 29 £33,000 -17.50% 4
Leeds 0 27 £33,000 -17.50% 4
West Yorkshire -15 27 £33,000 -17.50% 4
City of London 0 16 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Reigate - 16 £47,500 -
Guildford - 13 £47,500 -
Croydon - 13 £47,500 -
Berkshire +11 11 £45,000 +7.78%
Reading +11 11 £45,000 -10.00%
East of England +2 9 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Hampshire - 8 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire +2 5 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Edinburgh - 5 £31,500 - 1
Aldershot - 5 £50,000 -
Scotland - 5 £31,500 - 1
South West -7 3 £30,000 -25.00%
East Midlands -19 3 £40,000 +8.10%
Cambridge - 3 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £44,522 -
Essex - 3 £40,000 -
Winchester - 3 £33,750 -
Peterborough +3 2 - -
North West -1 2 £23,000 -30.30%
Bristol -2 2 - -
Northamptonshire -14 2 £39,250 +6.08%
North Yorkshire - 2 £33,500 -

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 190 (76.31%) Selenium
2 111 (44.58%) SQL
3 103 (41.37%) QA
4 99 (39.76%) Test Automation
5 95 (38.15%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (36.95%) C#
7 86 (34.54%) Java
8 78 (31.33%) Automation Testing
9 77 (30.92%) Test Scripting
10 72 (28.92%) ISEB
11 67 (26.91%) WebDriver
12 58 (23.29%) .NET
13 57 (22.89%) Degree
14 52 (20.88%) Finance
15 48 (19.28%) Microsoft
16 47 (18.88%) BDD
17 42 (16.87%) Cucumber
17 42 (16.87%) Jenkins
18 41 (16.47%) JavaScript
19 39 (15.66%) Web Services
20 38 (15.26%) HTML
20 38 (15.26%) QuickTest Pro
20 38 (15.26%) Ruby
20 38 (15.26%) Test Strategy
21 37 (14.86%) Software Testing
21 37 (14.86%) E-Commerce
21 37 (14.86%) CSS
22 35 (14.06%) Automated Testing
22 35 (14.06%) Scrum
23 34 (13.65%) Analytics

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (4.02%) IIS
2 2 (0.80%) CMS
3 1 (0.40%) Documentum
3 1 (0.40%) Node.js
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.40%) Mule
3 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (8.03%) Magento
2 9 (3.61%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.82%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.80%) MySQL
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 190 (76.31%) Selenium
2 67 (26.91%) WebDriver
3 42 (16.87%) Cucumber
3 42 (16.87%) Jenkins
4 38 (15.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 32 (12.85%) TestComplete
6 30 (12.05%) Visual Studio
7 29 (11.65%) WinRunner
7 29 (11.65%) JMeter
8 17 (6.83%) Hudson
9 16 (6.43%) Ranorex
10 14 (5.62%) Subversion
11 13 (5.22%) FitNesse
12 12 (4.82%) WATIR
12 12 (4.82%) RSpec
12 12 (4.82%) Git (software)
13 11 (4.42%) JUnit
13 11 (4.42%) Firebug
13 11 (4.42%) Fiddler
14 10 (4.02%) JIRA
General
1 52 (20.88%) Finance
2 19 (7.63%) Retail
3 18 (7.23%) Marketing
4 12 (4.82%) Publishing
5 7 (2.81%) Banking
6 4 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (23.29%) .NET
2 39 (15.66%) Web Services
3 38 (15.26%) HTML
4 37 (14.86%) CSS
5 18 (7.23%) XML
5 18 (7.23%) .NET Framework
6 12 (4.82%) Gherkin
7 11 (4.42%) Ajax
7 11 (4.42%) JSON
8 8 (3.21%) J2EE
9 6 (2.41%) REST
9 6 (2.41%) SOAP
10 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.40%) ODBC
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.40%) HTML5
11 1 (0.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.45%) Mathematics
2 19 (7.63%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (7.63%) Client/Server
3 14 (5.62%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.82%) Open Source
5 10 (4.02%) Spread Betting
6 6 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.20%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (0.80%) iPhone
8 2 (0.80%) iPad
8 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.40%) Physics
9 1 (0.40%) Social Network
9 1 (0.40%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.43%) Apple iOS
2 16 (6.43%) Linux
3 6 (2.41%) Windows
4 4 (1.61%) Android
4 4 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (39.76%) Test Automation
2 95 (38.15%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (31.33%) Automation Testing
4 77 (30.92%) Test Scripting
5 47 (18.88%) BDD
6 38 (15.26%) Test Strategy
7 37 (14.86%) Software Testing
7 37 (14.86%) E-Commerce
8 35 (14.06%) Automated Testing
8 35 (14.06%) Scrum
9 34 (13.65%) Analytics
10 31 (12.45%) OO
11 29 (11.65%) Performance Testing
11 29 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (9.64%) Manual Testing
13 16 (6.43%) User Stories
13 16 (6.43%) RAD
14 15 (6.02%) Regression Testing
14 15 (6.02%) Web Testing
14 15 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (44.58%) SQL
2 92 (36.95%) C#
3 86 (34.54%) Java
4 41 (16.47%) JavaScript
5 38 (15.26%) Ruby
6 27 (10.84%) PHP
7 15 (6.02%) C++
8 13 (5.22%) Python
9 12 (4.82%) VBScript
10 9 (3.61%) Delphi
11 8 (3.21%) VB
12 3 (1.20%) Perl
13 2 (0.80%) VBA
14 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.40%) C
14 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.40%) Clojure
14 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 72 (28.92%) ISEB
2 57 (22.89%) Degree
3 21 (8.43%) ISTQB
4 12 (4.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (41.37%) QA
System Software
1 20 (8.03%) Hyper-V
2 11 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (5.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.02%) Oracle
3 11 (4.42%) VMware
3 11 (4.42%) SAP
3 11 (4.42%) HP
4 10 (4.02%) JD Edwards
5 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.20%) Citrix
5 3 (1.20%) Informatica
5 3 (1.20%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.40%) Remedy
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe
6 1 (0.40%) SunGard
6 1 (0.40%) Telerik
6 1 (0.40%) T-Plan
6 1 (0.40%) SOASTA, Inc
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Citrus Global Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Full Bluechip bens
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Citrus Global Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health/Dental +
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
360 Resourcing
Salary: £38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Swansea
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Wimbledon
Huxley Associates
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Neon Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago