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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 783 811 824
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 95 82 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.080% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.085% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 80 69 52
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 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 +13 90 £37,500 -6.25% 18
London +6 46 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Yorkshire 0 21 £25,000 -18.70%
City of London +22 20 £50,000 +11.11% 7
North Yorkshire - 15 £25,000 -
Harrogate - 15 £25,000 -
South East -29 10 £41,250 -13.15% 5
East Midlands +20 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Nottinghamshire +13 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Nottingham +12 4 £37,500 +11.11%
West Midlands -11 4 - -
Telford - 4 - -
Shropshire - 4 - -
Leeds -2 3 £35,000 +9.37%
West Yorkshire -7 3 £35,000 +9.37%
Brighton -12 3 £38,500 +10.00% 2
South West -15 3 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East Sussex -17 3 £38,500 +10.00% 2
South Yorkshire - 3 £33,000 -
Kent - 3 £42,500 -
Edinburgh +1 2 £42,500 +34.92%
Scotland -4 2 £42,500 +34.92%
Surrey -9 2 £48,750 +2.63%
Sheffield - 2 £31,500 -
Surbiton - 2 £32,500 -
South Wales - 2 £32,500 -
Bristol - 2 £42,500 -
Cardiff - 2 £32,500 -
Wales - 2 £32,500 -
Gloucester +14 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 107 (57.53%) Selenium
2 97 (52.15%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (42.47%) Java
4 68 (36.56%) SQL
5 67 (36.02%) WebDriver
5 67 (36.02%) Test Scripting
6 66 (35.48%) QA
7 61 (32.80%) Finance
8 59 (31.72%) Automated Testing
9 58 (31.18%) Scrum
10 54 (29.03%) Test Automation
10 54 (29.03%) BDD
11 45 (24.19%) Automation Testing
12 42 (22.58%) C#
13 39 (20.97%) ISEB
14 38 (20.43%) TDD
15 36 (19.35%) Manual Testing
16 34 (18.28%) Software Testing
16 34 (18.28%) QuickTest Pro
17 30 (16.13%) JIRA
18 27 (14.52%) Retail
18 27 (14.52%) Regression Testing
18 27 (14.52%) Web Services
18 27 (14.52%) Performance Testing
19 25 (13.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 25 (13.44%) Test Strategy
19 25 (13.44%) User Acceptance Testing
19 25 (13.44%) Banking
20 24 (12.90%) HTML
21 23 (12.37%) .NET

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (3.23%) Confluence
2 5 (2.69%) Node.js
3 4 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (8.06%) MS Office
2 5 (2.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.23%) Sophis RISQUE
2 4 (2.15%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.08%) SaaS
2 2 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.76%) Internet
2 3 (1.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) FTP
3 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.54%) DNS
3 1 (0.54%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.69%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.69%) Redis
4 4 (2.15%) QlikView
4 4 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (2.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 107 (57.53%) Selenium
2 67 (36.02%) WebDriver
3 34 (18.28%) QuickTest Pro
4 30 (16.13%) JIRA
5 17 (9.14%) Cucumber
6 16 (8.60%) SpecFlow
7 15 (8.06%) Git (software)
8 14 (7.53%) JUnit
9 13 (6.99%) Selenium IDE
10 12 (6.45%) Visual Studio
10 12 (6.45%) TestNG
11 10 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (4.30%) Subversion
13 7 (3.76%) Firebug
14 6 (3.23%) Appium
14 6 (3.23%) SoapUI
14 6 (3.23%) Calabash
14 6 (3.23%) Fiddler
15 5 (2.69%) TestComplete
15 5 (2.69%) eggPlant
General
1 61 (32.80%) Finance
2 27 (14.52%) Retail
3 25 (13.44%) Banking
4 12 (6.45%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.69%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.61%) Advertising
7 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.08%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Front Office
8 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.52%) Web Services
2 24 (12.90%) HTML
3 23 (12.37%) .NET
4 22 (11.83%) XML
5 17 (9.14%) CSS
6 7 (3.76%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.23%) SOAP
7 6 (3.23%) REST
7 6 (3.23%) HTML5
8 4 (2.15%) XHTML
8 4 (2.15%) RESTful
9 2 (1.08%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.08%) Ajax
9 2 (1.08%) jQuery
9 2 (1.08%) CSS3
10 1 (0.54%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.54%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (0.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.37%) Open Source
2 13 (6.99%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.38%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 6 (3.23%) User Experience
4 6 (3.23%) iPhone
5 4 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.15%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.08%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (1.08%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.08%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.08%) Wiki
7 2 (1.08%) Social Media
7 2 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.54%) FMCG
8 1 (0.54%) iPad
8 1 (0.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.99%) Windows
2 12 (6.45%) UNIX
3 10 (5.38%) Android
4 9 (4.84%) Linux
5 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (52.15%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (36.02%) Test Scripting
3 59 (31.72%) Automated Testing
4 58 (31.18%) Scrum
5 54 (29.03%) Test Automation
5 54 (29.03%) BDD
6 45 (24.19%) Automation Testing
7 38 (20.43%) TDD
8 36 (19.35%) Manual Testing
9 34 (18.28%) Software Testing
10 27 (14.52%) Regression Testing
10 27 (14.52%) Performance Testing
11 25 (13.44%) Test Strategy
11 25 (13.44%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (11.29%) Integration Testing
13 18 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (7.53%) Test Management
15 13 (6.99%) Fault Management
16 12 (6.45%) E-Commerce
16 12 (6.45%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (42.47%) Java
2 68 (36.56%) SQL
3 42 (22.58%) C#
4 17 (9.14%) JavaScript
5 14 (7.53%) VBScript
6 8 (4.30%) VB
7 5 (2.69%) Perl
8 4 (2.15%) C++
8 4 (2.15%) Python
8 4 (2.15%) Ruby
9 3 (1.61%) C
9 3 (1.61%) PHP
9 3 (1.61%) VBA
10 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.08%) XPath
10 2 (1.08%) Scala
10 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.54%) Groovy
11 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.54%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 39 (20.97%) ISEB
2 25 (13.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (9.14%) ISTQB
4 14 (7.53%) Degree
5 2 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (35.48%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 12 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.54%) Ansible
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.45%) HP
3 8 (4.30%) Oracle
4 2 (1.08%) Telerik
5 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.54%) Remedy
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £4000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 45000-55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + 40 days holiday, Excellent pension
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Brighton
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago