The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 639 697 791
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +94
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 318 249 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 286 230 142
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
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 Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst within the UK.

Automation Test Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 within the UK.

Automation Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Automation Test 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 Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 9 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
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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 +75 291 £40,000 - 38
London +29 118 £50,000 +5.26% 16
South East +8 60 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Yorkshire +30 54 £35,000 +2.94% 8
West Yorkshire +30 44 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Leeds +31 43 £35,000 - 3
City of London +43 25 £53,750 +13.15% 4
Surrey +15 25 £45,000 +12.50%
North West +44 22 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Manchester +38 21 £40,000 +35.59% 2
North Yorkshire +6 15 £33,750 +35.00% 3
York - 15 £35,000 - 3
West Midlands -5 13 £41,250 -13.15% 1
Guildford +16 12 £45,000 -18.18%
South Yorkshire +19 11 £40,000 +21.21% 1
East of England +9 11 £37,500 +42.85% 1
Sheffield +17 10 £40,000 +26.98% 1
East Sussex +3 10 £35,000 -12.50%
Harrogate +1 10 £32,500 +30.00%
Berkshire 0 10 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Brighton -5 10 £35,000 -12.50%
Wales +15 9 £36,500 +12.30% 2
Bradford - 9 £32,500 -
South Wales +10 8 £40,750 +25.38% 1
Cardiff +6 8 £40,750 +25.38% 1
Coventry - 8 £42,500 -
South West -7 7 £35,000 -4.10% 5
Reigate -12 7 £37,500 -6.25%
Cheshire - 6 £40,000 -
Reading +11 5 - - 1

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Automation Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 416 (67.31%) Selenium
2 363 (58.74%) Agile Software Development
3 308 (49.84%) QA
4 259 (41.91%) Test Automation
5 241 (39.00%) C#
6 223 (36.08%) Java
7 192 (31.07%) Automation Testing
8 185 (29.94%) WebDriver
9 181 (29.29%) Test Scripting
10 171 (27.67%) Finance
11 170 (27.51%) ISTQB
12 165 (26.70%) ISEB
12 165 (26.70%) SQL
13 146 (23.62%) BDD
14 144 (23.30%) Software Testing
15 125 (20.23%) Scrum
16 124 (20.06%) Cucumber
17 110 (17.80%) HP UFT
18 108 (17.48%) Automated Testing
19 91 (14.72%) .NET
20 86 (13.92%) Functional Testing
21 85 (13.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 81 (13.11%) Manual Testing
23 71 (11.49%) Regression Testing
24 70 (11.33%) SDLC
25 68 (11.00%) JIRA
26 63 (10.19%) TDD
26 63 (10.19%) SpecFlow
27 62 (10.03%) Web Services
28 60 (9.71%) SOAP

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Automation Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (0.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.49%) IIS
3 2 (0.32%) Confluence
4 1 (0.16%) JBoss
4 1 (0.16%) Node.js
4 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.27%) MS Office
3 3 (0.49%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.40%) SaaS
2 7 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.32%) Trello
4 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.81%) Broadband
2 4 (0.65%) HTTP
2 4 (0.65%) Internet
2 4 (0.65%) PuTTY
2 4 (0.65%) SSH
2 4 (0.65%) Telnet
3 2 (0.32%) FTP
3 2 (0.32%) VoIP
4 1 (0.16%) CTI
4 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.62%) MySQL
3 8 (1.29%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.13%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.13%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 416 (67.31%) Selenium
2 185 (29.94%) WebDriver
3 124 (20.06%) Cucumber
4 110 (17.80%) HP UFT
5 68 (11.00%) JIRA
6 63 (10.19%) SpecFlow
7 46 (7.44%) Jenkins
8 41 (6.63%) SoapUI
9 32 (5.18%) JUnit
10 29 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (3.72%) Git (software)
12 17 (2.75%) JProfiler
13 16 (2.59%) JBehave
14 15 (2.43%) FitNesse
15 14 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (2.27%) TeamCity
15 14 (2.27%) WATIR
16 13 (2.10%) Hudson
16 13 (2.10%) RSpec
17 12 (1.94%) Subversion
General
1 171 (27.67%) Finance
2 48 (7.77%) Law
3 40 (6.47%) Retail
4 39 (6.31%) Telecoms
5 27 (4.37%) Banking
6 14 (2.27%) Games
6 14 (2.27%) Marketing
7 10 (1.62%) Electronics
7 10 (1.62%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.97%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.81%) Front Office
10 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.49%) Advertising
11 3 (0.49%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Automotive
13 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (14.72%) .NET
2 62 (10.03%) Web Services
3 60 (9.71%) SOAP
4 48 (7.77%) Gherkin
5 32 (5.18%) REST
5 32 (5.18%) XML
6 21 (3.40%) HTML
7 17 (2.75%) ASP.NET
8 15 (2.43%) CSS
9 13 (2.10%) AngularJS
10 12 (1.94%) JSON
11 8 (1.29%) RESTful
12 7 (1.13%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (0.97%) Ajax
14 5 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (0.81%) React
15 4 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
16 3 (0.49%) .NET Framework
16 3 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
16 3 (0.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.66%) Mobile App
2 19 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (2.59%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.10%) Client/Server
5 11 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (1.46%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.13%) Equities
7 7 (1.13%) Fintech
8 6 (0.97%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.81%) Derivative
10 4 (0.65%) AS400
10 4 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.65%) PMI
11 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.49%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.49%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.49%) Wiki
12 2 (0.32%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.32%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.15%) Unix
2 35 (5.66%) Windows
3 27 (4.37%) Apple iOS
3 27 (4.37%) Linux
4 13 (2.10%) Android
5 4 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.32%) Solaris
7 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (58.74%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (41.91%) Test Automation
3 192 (31.07%) Automation Testing
4 181 (29.29%) Test Scripting
5 146 (23.62%) BDD
6 144 (23.30%) Software Testing
7 125 (20.23%) Scrum
8 108 (17.48%) Automated Testing
9 86 (13.92%) Functional Testing
10 81 (13.11%) Manual Testing
11 71 (11.49%) Regression Testing
12 70 (11.33%) SDLC
13 63 (10.19%) TDD
14 48 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
14 48 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
15 46 (7.44%) Mentoring
16 45 (7.28%) Non-Functional Testing
17 43 (6.96%) E-Commerce
18 35 (5.66%) Open Source
19 34 (5.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 241 (39.00%) C#
2 223 (36.08%) Java
3 165 (26.70%) SQL
4 60 (9.71%) Ruby
5 42 (6.80%) JavaScript
6 32 (5.18%) Python
7 24 (3.88%) Perl
8 19 (3.07%) VB
9 16 (2.59%) Bash Shell
9 16 (2.59%) Groovy
10 15 (2.43%) Shell Script
11 13 (2.10%) VBScript
12 12 (1.94%) C++
13 5 (0.81%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.65%) PHP
15 3 (0.49%) C
15 3 (0.49%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.49%) VB6
15 3 (0.49%) VBA
16 2 (0.32%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 170 (27.51%) ISTQB
2 165 (26.70%) ISEB
3 85 (13.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 40 (6.47%) Degree
5 4 (0.65%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.49%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (49.84%) QA
2 4 (0.65%) SDET
3 2 (0.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (5.18%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.32%) Puppet
2 2 (0.32%) Rundeck
2 2 (0.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 51 (8.25%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.50%) HP
3 30 (4.85%) Oracle
4 15 (2.43%) WorldPay
5 12 (1.94%) SAP
6 4 (0.65%) VMware
7 3 (0.49%) Google
8 2 (0.32%) ATG
8 2 (0.32%) Cegedim Rx
8 2 (0.32%) Murex
8 2 (0.32%) Perforce
8 2 (0.32%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.16%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.16%) BT
9 1 (0.16%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.16%) Rally
9 1 (0.16%) Tableau
9 1 (0.16%) Telerik
9 1 (0.16%) Yantra
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Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
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West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year
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West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
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Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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Chorley
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Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Leeds
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