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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Analyst
Rank 755 776 782
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 126 116 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 109 101 74
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.64% +1.25%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +12 120 £37,500 -11.76% 19
London +6 47 £53,500 +25.88% 10
South East -16 26 £42,500 -10.52% 2
City of London +21 24 £45,000 - 5
Yorkshire +7 20 £25,000 -21.87%
North Yorkshire +24 14 £25,000 -25.37%
Harrogate - 14 £25,000 -
East Sussex -9 10 £38,500 -13.52% 1
South West -10 10 £35,000 - 4
Brighton -12 9 £38,500 -13.52% 1
Bristol -1 8 £35,750 - 4
East Midlands +31 7 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Nottinghamshire +13 7 £37,500 +7.14%
Nottingham +12 7 £37,500 +11.11%
Kent - 7 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 6 £47,500 -
Hampshire -9 5 £35,250 -24.19% 1
West Yorkshire -9 4 £36,250 +13.28%
Leeds -15 4 £36,250 +13.28%
Telford - 4 - -
Shropshire - 4 - -
Andover - 3 £35,250 -
Scotland 0 2 £42,500 +34.92%
Gloucestershire -2 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Berkshire -3 2 £40,750 -6.85%
East of England -4 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Hertfordshire -6 2 £32,500 -23.52%
North West -7 2 £31,000 +55.00% 2
Edinburgh -8 2 £42,500 +34.92%
Reading -10 2 £40,750 -6.85%

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 124 (54.39%) Selenium
2 119 (52.19%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (42.11%) Test Automation
4 95 (41.67%) Java
5 90 (39.47%) SQL
6 86 (37.72%) QA
7 80 (35.09%) Test Scripting
7 80 (35.09%) WebDriver
8 75 (32.89%) Automated Testing
9 71 (31.14%) Finance
10 60 (26.32%) BDD
11 59 (25.88%) C#
12 58 (25.44%) Scrum
13 55 (24.12%) Automation Testing
14 49 (21.49%) QuickTest Pro
15 47 (20.61%) ISEB
16 43 (18.86%) TDD
17 42 (18.42%) Manual Testing
18 41 (17.98%) Software Testing
19 39 (17.11%) Web Services
20 37 (16.23%) User Acceptance Testing
21 36 (15.79%) Microsoft
22 32 (14.04%) JIRA
23 30 (13.16%) Cucumber
23 30 (13.16%) HTML
24 29 (12.72%) XML
24 29 (12.72%) Regression Testing
25 28 (12.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 28 (12.28%) Performance Testing
26 25 (10.96%) Test Management

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (2.63%) Confluence
2 5 (2.19%) Node.js
3 4 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (7.89%) MS Office
2 15 (6.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Sophis RISQUE
1 4 (1.75%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.88%) SaaS
2 2 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.19%) Internet
2 3 (1.32%) HTTP
3 1 (0.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.19%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.19%) Redis
4 4 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.75%) QlikView
5 2 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 124 (54.39%) Selenium
2 80 (35.09%) WebDriver
3 49 (21.49%) QuickTest Pro
4 32 (14.04%) JIRA
5 30 (13.16%) Cucumber
6 19 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 19 (8.33%) SpecFlow
7 16 (7.02%) TestNG
7 16 (7.02%) JUnit
8 15 (6.58%) Firebug
9 14 (6.14%) Jenkins
9 14 (6.14%) Subversion
10 12 (5.26%) Visual Studio
11 10 (4.39%) Selenium IDE
12 8 (3.51%) Eclipse
12 8 (3.51%) Fiddler
12 8 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (3.07%) IntelliJ
13 7 (3.07%) LoadRunner
14 6 (2.63%) JMeter
General
1 71 (31.14%) Finance
2 25 (10.96%) Banking
3 23 (10.09%) Retail
4 12 (5.26%) Aerospace
5 11 (4.82%) Advertising
6 5 (2.19%) Law
6 5 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.32%) Marketing
7 3 (1.32%) Games
8 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.44%) Front Office
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.11%) Web Services
2 30 (13.16%) HTML
3 29 (12.72%) XML
4 23 (10.09%) .NET
5 17 (7.46%) CSS
6 7 (3.07%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.63%) RESTful
7 6 (2.63%) HTML5
7 6 (2.63%) REST
7 6 (2.63%) SOAP
8 4 (1.75%) XHTML
8 4 (1.75%) Ajax
9 3 (1.32%) JSON
10 2 (0.88%) jQuery
10 2 (0.88%) CSS3
10 2 (0.88%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.88%) JSP
10 2 (0.88%) Servlets
11 1 (0.44%) Natural Language Processing
11 1 (0.44%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.21%) Open Source
2 11 (4.82%) Mobile App
2 11 (4.82%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.07%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.75%) User Experience
5 4 (1.75%) iPhone
6 3 (1.32%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.88%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.88%) Wiki
7 2 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.88%) Social Media
7 2 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.44%) iPad
8 1 (0.44%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.44%) Social Network
8 1 (0.44%) FMCG
8 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.02%) Windows
2 14 (6.14%) Linux
3 12 (5.26%) UNIX
4 8 (3.51%) Android
5 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (52.19%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 80 (35.09%) Test Scripting
4 75 (32.89%) Automated Testing
5 60 (26.32%) BDD
6 58 (25.44%) Scrum
7 55 (24.12%) Automation Testing
8 43 (18.86%) TDD
9 42 (18.42%) Manual Testing
10 41 (17.98%) Software Testing
11 37 (16.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 29 (12.72%) Regression Testing
13 28 (12.28%) Performance Testing
14 25 (10.96%) Test Management
15 24 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (10.09%) Test Strategy
17 20 (8.77%) Integration Testing
17 20 (8.77%) E-Commerce
18 13 (5.70%) Fault Management
19 12 (5.26%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (41.67%) Java
2 90 (39.47%) SQL
3 59 (25.88%) C#
4 17 (7.46%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.14%) VBScript
5 14 (6.14%) VB
6 10 (4.39%) VBA
6 10 (4.39%) Ruby
7 6 (2.63%) Python
7 6 (2.63%) Perl
8 5 (2.19%) PHP
9 4 (1.75%) C++
9 4 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.32%) C
11 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.88%) Korn
11 2 (0.88%) XPath
12 1 (0.44%) Erlang
12 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (20.61%) ISEB
2 28 (12.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 20 (8.77%) ISTQB
4 12 (5.26%) Degree
5 8 (3.51%) VCP4
6 2 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (37.72%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 10 (4.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.14%) Oracle
3 10 (4.39%) HP
4 3 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.88%) Telerik
6 1 (0.44%) Remedy
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
City of London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Brighton
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Salary: £37000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
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