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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Analyst
Rank 614 691 771
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +80
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 352 254 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 309 232 161
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 +79 325 £40,000 - 39
London +30 127 £50,000 +5.26% 18
Yorkshire +32 63 £35,000 +2.94% 8
South East -6 62 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Yorkshire +36 52 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Leeds +23 41 £35,000 - 5
City of London +50 31 £50,000 +11.11% 3
North West +27 27 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Surrey +8 25 £45,000 +12.50%
Manchester +40 21 £40,000 +35.59% 1
North Yorkshire +13 16 £32,500 +30.00% 1
York - 16 £35,000 - 1
South West -2 15 £40,500 +9.45% 5
West Midlands -11 13 £41,250 -13.15% 1
Guildford +13 12 £45,000 -18.18%
South Yorkshire +14 11 £40,000 +21.21% 1
East of England +9 11 £37,500 +42.85% 1
Sheffield +17 10 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Berkshire +5 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Harrogate +1 10 £32,500 +30.00%
East Sussex 0 10 £35,000 -12.50%
Brighton -3 10 £35,000 -12.50%
Wales +12 9 £36,500 +12.30% 2
South Wales +9 9 £36,500 +12.30% 1
Cardiff +6 9 £36,500 +12.30% 1
Halifax 0 9 £42,000 +12.00% 1
Bradford - 9 £32,500 -
Coventry - 8 £42,500 -
Reigate -15 7 £37,500 -6.25%
Cheshire +19 6 £40,000 +23.07%

Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 426 (63.68%) Selenium
2 379 (56.65%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (50.52%) QA
4 270 (40.36%) Test Automation
5 260 (38.86%) C#
6 224 (33.48%) Java
7 202 (30.19%) Finance
8 192 (28.70%) Automation Testing
9 189 (28.25%) Test Scripting
10 185 (27.65%) WebDriver
11 180 (26.91%) SQL
12 168 (25.11%) ISTQB
13 166 (24.81%) ISEB
14 161 (24.07%) BDD
15 147 (21.97%) Software Testing
16 128 (19.13%) Scrum
16 128 (19.13%) Cucumber
17 116 (17.34%) HP UFT
18 111 (16.59%) Automated Testing
19 96 (14.35%) .NET
20 87 (13.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 87 (13.00%) Functional Testing
21 81 (12.11%) Manual Testing
22 75 (11.21%) Microsoft
23 73 (10.91%) SDLC
24 72 (10.76%) Regression Testing
24 72 (10.76%) JIRA
25 70 (10.46%) SOAP
25 70 (10.46%) SpecFlow
26 67 (10.01%) Web Services

Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (1.79%) IIS
2 5 (0.75%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.60%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.30%) Confluence
5 1 (0.15%) JBoss
5 1 (0.15%) Node.js
5 1 (0.15%) SAS
5 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.24%) MS Office
3 3 (0.45%) Mingle
4 1 (0.15%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 10 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.14%) SaaS
2 7 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.30%) Trello
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.60%) Broadband
1 4 (0.60%) HTTP
1 4 (0.60%) Internet
1 4 (0.60%) PuTTY
1 4 (0.60%) SSH
1 4 (0.60%) Telnet
2 3 (0.45%) VoIP
3 2 (0.30%) FTP
4 1 (0.15%) 3G
4 1 (0.15%) CTI
4 1 (0.15%) SNMP
4 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.49%) MySQL
3 9 (1.35%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.05%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.15%) HBase
7 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 426 (63.68%) Selenium
2 185 (27.65%) WebDriver
3 128 (19.13%) Cucumber
4 116 (17.34%) HP UFT
5 72 (10.76%) JIRA
6 70 (10.46%) SpecFlow
7 53 (7.92%) SoapUI
8 47 (7.03%) Jenkins
9 33 (4.93%) JUnit
9 33 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (3.44%) Git (software)
11 19 (2.84%) FitNesse
12 17 (2.54%) JProfiler
13 16 (2.39%) JBehave
14 14 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (2.09%) TeamCity
14 14 (2.09%) WATIR
15 13 (1.94%) Hudson
15 13 (1.94%) JMeter
15 13 (1.94%) RSpec
General
1 202 (30.19%) Finance
2 48 (7.17%) Law
3 41 (6.13%) Telecoms
4 40 (5.98%) Retail
5 39 (5.83%) Banking
6 14 (2.09%) Games
7 13 (1.94%) Front Office
7 13 (1.94%) Marketing
8 12 (1.79%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.49%) Electronics
9 10 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.05%) Legal
11 5 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.45%) Advertising
12 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Automotive
14 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (14.35%) .NET
2 70 (10.46%) SOAP
3 67 (10.01%) Web Services
4 55 (8.22%) Gherkin
5 37 (5.53%) XML
6 33 (4.93%) REST
7 21 (3.14%) HTML
8 17 (2.54%) ASP.NET
9 15 (2.24%) CSS
10 13 (1.94%) AngularJS
11 12 (1.79%) JSON
12 9 (1.35%) WCF
13 8 (1.20%) RESTful
14 7 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (0.90%) Ajax
16 5 (0.75%) KnockoutJS
16 5 (0.75%) React
17 4 (0.60%) .NET Framework
17 4 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 3 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.23%) Mobile App
2 23 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.29%) Computer Science
4 19 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (2.69%) Client/Server
6 14 (2.09%) Hedge funds
7 11 (1.64%) Equities
8 8 (1.20%) Derivative
9 7 (1.05%) Fintech
9 7 (1.05%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.90%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.90%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.90%) Physics
11 5 (0.75%) Contract for Difference
12 4 (0.60%) AS400
12 4 (0.60%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.60%) PMI
13 3 (0.45%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.45%) Reinsurance
13 3 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (7.03%) Windows
2 39 (5.83%) Unix
3 30 (4.48%) Linux
4 27 (4.04%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.94%) Android
6 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.45%) Solaris
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (56.65%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (40.36%) Test Automation
3 192 (28.70%) Automation Testing
4 189 (28.25%) Test Scripting
5 161 (24.07%) BDD
6 147 (21.97%) Software Testing
7 128 (19.13%) Scrum
8 111 (16.59%) Automated Testing
9 87 (13.00%) Functional Testing
10 81 (12.11%) Manual Testing
11 73 (10.91%) SDLC
12 72 (10.76%) Regression Testing
13 62 (9.27%) TDD
14 52 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
15 48 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
16 47 (7.03%) Mentoring
16 47 (7.03%) Non-Functional Testing
17 44 (6.58%) Test Management
18 43 (6.43%) E-Commerce
19 39 (5.83%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 260 (38.86%) C#
2 224 (33.48%) Java
3 180 (26.91%) SQL
4 60 (8.97%) Ruby
5 46 (6.88%) JavaScript
6 35 (5.23%) Python
7 28 (4.19%) Perl
8 19 (2.84%) VB
9 16 (2.39%) Groovy
9 16 (2.39%) PowerShell
9 16 (2.39%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.24%) Bash Shell
11 14 (2.09%) VBScript
12 12 (1.79%) C++
13 5 (0.75%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.60%) C
14 4 (0.60%) PHP
15 3 (0.45%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.45%) VB6
15 3 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 168 (25.11%) ISTQB
2 166 (24.81%) ISEB
3 87 (13.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 51 (7.62%) Degree
5 9 (1.35%) CCNA
5 9 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.35%) MCP
6 4 (0.60%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.60%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.45%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 338 (50.52%) QA
2 5 (0.75%) SDET
3 2 (0.30%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (4.78%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.35%) Nagios
2 9 (1.35%) OpenView
3 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.30%) Puppet
3 2 (0.30%) Rundeck
3 2 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 75 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.53%) Oracle
3 34 (5.08%) HP
4 15 (2.24%) WorldPay
5 12 (1.79%) SAP
6 9 (1.35%) AppDynamics
6 9 (1.35%) SolarWinds
7 4 (0.60%) VMware
8 3 (0.45%) Google
8 3 (0.45%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.30%) ATG
9 2 (0.30%) Cegedim Rx
9 2 (0.30%) Murex
9 2 (0.30%) Perforce
9 2 (0.30%) Telerik
10 1 (0.15%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.15%) Rally
10 1 (0.15%) Splunk
10 1 (0.15%) Tableau
10 1 (0.15%) Twitter
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Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive salary with additional NCC Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Chorley
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Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 - £50,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £33 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits!
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Applause IT Innovation
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
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Isleworth, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
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First Point
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Leeds
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Reed Business Information
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Newbury
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Cirencester
People Source Consulting
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