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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 733 806 796
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 171 103 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.090% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.096% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 153 89 56
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +61 155 £42,500 - 18
London +13 60 £47,500 - 5
City of London +45 20 £45,500 -17.27% 2
North West +10 20 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Yorkshire +27 19 £37,500 +21.95% 1
West Yorkshire +23 17 £37,500 +13.63% 1
East of England +10 17 £40,625 +1.56% 4
Leeds +19 15 £37,500 +13.63% 1
East Midlands +10 13 £37,500 +15.38% 1
West Midlands +3 12 £35,000 +6.87% 1
Nottinghamshire -3 12 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Nottingham - 12 £37,500 - 1
Manchester +11 10 £40,000 +23.07% 2
South West -8 9 £41,500 +20.75%
Scotland - 8 £39,500 - 2
Lancashire - 7 £40,000 -
Bristol -3 5 £41,500 +20.75%
Edinburgh - 5 £39,500 -
Preston - 5 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +19 4 £41,250 - 2
Cambridge +17 4 £41,250 - 2
Suffolk +4 4 £40,000 -
Birmingham +3 4 £38,750 +3.33%
South East -22 4 £42,500 - 2
Dorset - 4 £55,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £34,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £32,500 - 1
South Wales - 3 £34,000 -
Shropshire - 3 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 3 £37,500 - 2

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 210 (71.19%) Selenium
2 175 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (47.80%) QA
4 130 (44.07%) Java
5 105 (35.59%) Test Automation
6 104 (35.25%) C#
7 99 (33.56%) WebDriver
8 96 (32.54%) Automation Testing
9 88 (29.83%) Finance
10 73 (24.75%) Scrum
10 73 (24.75%) SQL
11 67 (22.71%) HP UFT
12 66 (22.37%) BDD
12 66 (22.37%) Test Scripting
13 53 (17.97%) Automated Testing
14 48 (16.27%) Software Testing
15 46 (15.59%) TDD
16 41 (13.90%) ISEB
17 37 (12.54%) Manual Testing
18 36 (12.20%) ISTQB
18 36 (12.20%) Cucumber
18 36 (12.20%) SpecFlow
18 36 (12.20%) Law
19 35 (11.86%) .NET
20 34 (11.53%) Regression Testing
21 32 (10.85%) JIRA
22 29 (9.83%) Ruby
23 27 (9.15%) Degree
23 27 (9.15%) Open Source
23 27 (9.15%) Windows

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (2.37%) JBoss
1 7 (2.37%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.02%) Confluence
3 2 (0.68%) Node.js
3 2 (0.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (3.39%) MS Office
1 10 (3.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.69%) SaaS
2 4 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.37%) CTI
2 2 (0.68%) FTP
3 1 (0.34%) VPN
3 1 (0.34%) Internet
3 1 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.37%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.02%) MySQL
5 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.68%) Big Data
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 210 (71.19%) Selenium
2 99 (33.56%) WebDriver
3 67 (22.71%) HP UFT
4 36 (12.20%) Cucumber
4 36 (12.20%) SpecFlow
5 32 (10.85%) JIRA
6 21 (7.12%) JUnit
7 17 (5.76%) TestNG
7 17 (5.76%) SoapUI
8 16 (5.42%) Jenkins
9 14 (4.75%) Eclipse
10 12 (4.07%) Rational Robot
10 12 (4.07%) FitNesse
11 11 (3.73%) NUnit
12 9 (3.05%) Subversion
13 8 (2.71%) TestComplete
14 7 (2.37%) JMeter
14 7 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (2.03%) TeamCity
16 5 (1.69%) Hudson
General
1 88 (29.83%) Finance
2 36 (12.20%) Law
3 19 (6.44%) Retail
4 18 (6.10%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.41%) Banking
6 6 (2.03%) Games
7 5 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.86%) .NET
2 25 (8.47%) Web Services
3 24 (8.14%) HTML
4 19 (6.44%) XML
5 13 (4.41%) SOAP
6 12 (4.07%) CSS
7 10 (3.39%) .NET Framework
8 9 (3.05%) Gherkin
9 7 (2.37%) jQuery
9 7 (2.37%) EJB 3.0
9 7 (2.37%) Dojo
9 7 (2.37%) Java EE
9 7 (2.37%) JMS
9 7 (2.37%) JSP
9 7 (2.37%) Servlets
9 7 (2.37%) EJB
10 5 (1.69%) Velocity
10 5 (1.69%) REST
11 2 (0.68%) JSON
11 2 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.10%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.05%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.68%) NHS
5 2 (0.68%) AS400
5 2 (0.68%) IPTV
5 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.34%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.15%) Windows
2 26 (8.81%) UNIX
3 14 (4.75%) Linux
4 10 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.37%) Android
6 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (35.59%) Test Automation
3 96 (32.54%) Automation Testing
4 73 (24.75%) Scrum
5 66 (22.37%) Test Scripting
5 66 (22.37%) BDD
6 53 (17.97%) Automated Testing
7 48 (16.27%) Software Testing
8 46 (15.59%) TDD
9 37 (12.54%) Manual Testing
10 34 (11.53%) Regression Testing
11 27 (9.15%) Open Source
12 25 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (7.80%) SDLC
14 18 (6.10%) OO
15 17 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (5.42%) Test Strategy
17 15 (5.08%) E-Commerce
18 13 (4.41%) OOP
18 13 (4.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 130 (44.07%) Java
2 104 (35.25%) C#
3 73 (24.75%) SQL
4 29 (9.83%) Ruby
5 25 (8.47%) JavaScript
6 22 (7.46%) Python
7 9 (3.05%) VBScript
8 8 (2.71%) C
9 7 (2.37%) PHP
10 6 (2.03%) Perl
10 6 (2.03%) C++
11 5 (1.69%) VB
12 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.34%) Groovy
12 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (13.90%) ISEB
2 36 (12.20%) ISTQB
3 27 (9.15%) Degree
4 14 (4.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (47.80%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (8.14%) Oracle
2 23 (7.80%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.41%) HP
4 12 (4.07%) WorldPay
5 6 (2.03%) Telerik
6 2 (0.68%) IBM
6 2 (0.68%) Tableau
7 1 (0.34%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.34%) Google
7 1 (0.34%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.34%) Apple
7 1 (0.34%) Reuters
7 1 (0.34%) BT
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