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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 815 803 822
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 79 74 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.069% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.073% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 66 62 60
Average salary £42,250 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,950 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £39,125
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -6.70%

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014 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 22 September 2014. 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 +15 79 £42,250 +5.62% 8
South East +10 30 £42,250 +8.33% 1
London -13 30 £47,500 - 3
City of London +2 9 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Surrey 0 8 £47,500 +5.55%
East Sussex - 8 £40,000 -
Brighton - 8 £40,000 -
Leeds -40 5 £33,000 -0.75% 3
West Yorkshire -51 5 £33,000 -2.94% 3
Yorkshire -62 5 £33,000 -0.75% 3
Berkshire -4 4 £33,750 -3.57%
Reading -7 4 £42,500 +21.42%
Hampshire - 4 £46,250 -
Buckinghamshire +9 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East of England 0 3 £40,000 -3.61%
North West -12 3 £35,000 -6.66%
South West -27 3 £34,367 -14.08%
West Midlands - 3 £33,000 -
Aldershot - 3 £46,250 -
Oxfordshire +7 2 £24,000 -39.24%
Cambridgeshire +2 2 - -
East Midlands -8 2 £35,250 -6.62% 1
Bristol -12 2 £34,183 -14.54%
Birmingham - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £35,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £35,000 -
Kent - 2 £39,750 -
Oxford +6 1 £24,000 -31.42%
Nottinghamshire -1 1 £32,500 -13.33%

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 164 (68.62%) Selenium
2 126 (52.72%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (44.77%) SQL
4 102 (42.68%) Test Scripting
5 96 (40.17%) Java
6 93 (38.91%) Test Automation
7 81 (33.89%) WebDriver
8 73 (30.54%) QuickTest Pro
9 60 (25.10%) ISEB
10 55 (23.01%) QA
11 54 (22.59%) Automation Testing
12 50 (20.92%) Continuous Integration
13 48 (20.08%) Automated Testing
14 46 (19.25%) HTML
15 45 (18.83%) C#
15 45 (18.83%) CSS
15 45 (18.83%) Finance
16 44 (18.41%) JavaScript
17 41 (17.15%) JUnit
17 41 (17.15%) ISTQB
18 39 (16.32%) Software Testing
19 38 (15.90%) Scrum
20 37 (15.48%) BDD
20 37 (15.48%) Performance Testing
21 36 (15.06%) .NET
22 35 (14.64%) Test Strategy
23 32 (13.39%) TestNG
24 31 (12.97%) Manual Testing
25 28 (11.72%) Web Services
26 25 (10.46%) Cucumber

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (2.09%) Documentum
2 2 (0.84%) Confluence
2 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.42%) IIS
3 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.42%) Node.js
3 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.42%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (2.93%) MS Office
2 6 (2.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Magento
2 3 (1.26%) Sophis RISQUE
3 2 (0.84%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.51%) Internet
2 2 (0.84%) HTTP
2 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.84%) DNS
2 2 (0.84%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.93%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.84%) QlikView
5 2 (0.84%) MySQL
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 164 (68.62%) Selenium
2 81 (33.89%) WebDriver
3 73 (30.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 41 (17.15%) JUnit
5 32 (13.39%) TestNG
6 25 (10.46%) Cucumber
7 22 (9.21%) JMeter
8 21 (8.79%) Selenium IDE
9 16 (6.69%) Jenkins
9 16 (6.69%) Visual Studio
10 13 (5.44%) TestComplete
11 12 (5.02%) Git (software)
11 12 (5.02%) SoapUI
12 11 (4.60%) Ranorex
13 10 (4.18%) SpecFlow
13 10 (4.18%) Subversion
13 10 (4.18%) Maven
14 9 (3.77%) WinRunner
14 9 (3.77%) JIRA
15 6 (2.51%) RSpec
General
1 45 (18.83%) Finance
2 13 (5.44%) Law
3 12 (5.02%) Banking
4 11 (4.60%) Retail
5 6 (2.51%) Legal
6 5 (2.09%) Publishing
7 3 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Marketing
9 1 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (19.25%) HTML
2 45 (18.83%) CSS
3 36 (15.06%) .NET
4 28 (11.72%) Web Services
5 14 (5.86%) REST
6 11 (4.60%) XML
6 11 (4.60%) .NET Framework
7 9 (3.77%) ASP.NET
8 8 (3.35%) Gherkin
9 6 (2.51%) GWT
9 6 (2.51%) Middleware
10 5 (2.09%) SOAP
10 5 (2.09%) Ajax
10 5 (2.09%) JSON
11 3 (1.26%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (1.26%) RESTful
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (0.84%) Apache Flex
12 2 (0.84%) JMS
13 1 (0.42%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.60%) Client/Server
2 11 (4.60%) Mobile App
2 11 (4.60%) Open Source
3 10 (4.18%) Mathematics
4 8 (3.35%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.67%) User Experience
5 4 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.67%) IPTV
6 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.26%) iPhone
7 2 (0.84%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.84%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.84%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.42%) New Media
8 1 (0.42%) Online Games
8 1 (0.42%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.53%) Windows
2 10 (4.18%) Android
2 10 (4.18%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.35%) Linux
4 6 (2.51%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (52.72%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (42.68%) Test Scripting
3 93 (38.91%) Test Automation
4 54 (22.59%) Automation Testing
5 50 (20.92%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (20.08%) Automated Testing
7 39 (16.32%) Software Testing
8 38 (15.90%) Scrum
9 37 (15.48%) BDD
9 37 (15.48%) Performance Testing
10 35 (14.64%) Test Strategy
11 31 (12.97%) Manual Testing
12 24 (10.04%) Regression Testing
13 21 (8.79%) E-Commerce
14 17 (7.11%) TDD
15 14 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (5.86%) OO
16 12 (5.02%) Test Planning
16 12 (5.02%) SOA
17 11 (4.60%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 107 (44.77%) SQL
2 96 (40.17%) Java
3 45 (18.83%) C#
4 44 (18.41%) JavaScript
5 24 (10.04%) VBScript
6 19 (7.95%) VB
7 15 (6.28%) Ruby
8 10 (4.18%) PHP
9 6 (2.51%) Groovy
10 5 (2.09%) Python
10 5 (2.09%) VBA
11 2 (0.84%) Scala
11 2 (0.84%) C
12 1 (0.42%) Perl
12 1 (0.42%) Delphi
12 1 (0.42%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 60 (25.10%) ISEB
2 41 (17.15%) ISTQB
3 22 (9.21%) Degree
4 15 (6.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.84%) CISSP
5 2 (0.84%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (23.01%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (10.04%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.09%) SCCM
3 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.84%) Ansible
3 2 (0.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (10.04%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.79%) Citrix
3 20 (8.37%) HP
4 15 (6.28%) SAP
5 7 (2.93%) Oracle
6 5 (2.09%) Altiris
6 5 (2.09%) T-Plan
7 3 (1.26%) Splunk
8 2 (0.84%) VMware
9 1 (0.42%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.42%) IBM
9 1 (0.42%) JBoss
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