The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Automation Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Analyst
Rank 933 936 960
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 21 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.026% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.027% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 28
Median salary £44,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £45,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £65,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £46,500 £25,750
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +80.58%

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
98784 106354 115089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83034 86750 93358
Median 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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Automation Analyst in the job title.

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 May 2016 within the UK.

Automation Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Automation Analyst
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 21 £44,750 -5.78% 1
London -12 10 £52,500 -4.54%
Yorkshire - 6 £42,000 -
Halifax - 6 £42,000 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £42,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
South East - 2 £56,250 - 1
City of London +42 1 £47,500 -26.92%
North West +24 1 - -
Worcester - 1 £35,000 -
Newbury - 1 £60,000 -
Preston - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £35,000 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £60,000 - 1
Kent - 1 £52,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £35,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £35,000 -

Automation Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Automation Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Automation Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (51.79%) Finance
1 29 (51.79%) QA
2 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
3 19 (33.93%) C#
4 17 (30.36%) SQL
5 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (28.57%) Selenium
6 15 (26.79%) Test Scripting
6 15 (26.79%) PowerShell
6 15 (26.79%) SoapUI
6 15 (26.79%) SOAP
7 14 (25.00%) CCNA
7 14 (25.00%) OpenView
7 14 (25.00%) ITIL
7 14 (25.00%) MCP
7 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (25.00%) Nagios
7 14 (25.00%) IIS
7 14 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 14 (25.00%) WCF
7 14 (25.00%) AppDynamics
8 12 (21.43%) Automation Testing
8 12 (21.43%) Degree
9 10 (17.86%) Banking
9 10 (17.86%) Test Management
9 10 (17.86%) BDD
9 10 (17.86%) Test Strategy
10 8 (14.29%) Process Improvement
10 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 8 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Automation Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (25.00%) IIS
2 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Selenium
2 15 (26.79%) SoapUI
3 5 (8.93%) JIRA
4 4 (7.14%) HP UFT
5 3 (5.36%) Geb
6 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.79%) Appium
7 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.79%) JUnit
7 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.79%) TestNG
7 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (51.79%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Banking
3 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 6 (10.71%) Legal
5 3 (5.36%) Front Office
6 1 (1.79%) Law
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) SOAP
2 14 (25.00%) WCF
3 4 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (1.79%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.79%) JSON
5 1 (1.79%) REST
5 1 (1.79%) RESTful
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 7 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Hedge funds
2 5 (8.93%) Physics
3 3 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) Test Scripting
3 14 (25.00%) ITIL
4 12 (21.43%) Automation Testing
5 10 (17.86%) BDD
5 10 (17.86%) Test Management
5 10 (17.86%) Test Strategy
6 8 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 6 (10.71%) ATDD
7 6 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
8 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (8.93%) ITSM
8 5 (8.93%) Manual Testing
8 5 (8.93%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.93%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) C#
2 17 (30.36%) SQL
3 15 (26.79%) PowerShell
4 6 (10.71%) Java
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) CCNA
1 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (25.00%) MCP
2 12 (21.43%) Degree
3 8 (14.29%) ISEB
3 8 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (51.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) Nagios
1 14 (25.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) AppDynamics
2 14 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) Marketo
4 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.79%) Splunk