The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Automation Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation Analyst
UK
Rank 630 605 665
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +60
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 234 338 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 203 303 249
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%

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
81056 95508 100334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67357 80149 83348
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Automation Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 24 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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 -21 220 £40,000 - 33
London -20 54 £45,000 -10.00% 12
South East +30 50 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East of England +44 36 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Hertfordshire +34 30 £37,500 +5.63% 1
Surrey +31 26 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +5 26 £34,000 -2.85% 3
West Yorkshire +5 19 £34,500 -1.42% 2
Leeds +17 18 £37,500 +7.14% 1
North West -32 14 £38,750 +10.71% 4
Manchester -32 13 £42,500 +21.42% 4
South West +18 12 £35,000 +7.69% 3
East Midlands +16 12 £32,900 -22.58% 3
Stevenage - 12 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 10 £31,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 10 £31,500 - 2
Hampshire +11 9 £40,000 +14.28%
North East +3 9 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Tyne and Wear +2 9 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Watford - 9 £35,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 8 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Birmingham +3 8 £37,750 -5.62% 1
West Midlands -9 8 £37,750 -11.17% 1
Woking +21 6 £52,500 +5.00%
Berkshire +44 5 £37,500 -23.07%
Gloucestershire -7 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Wiltshire - 5 £32,500 -
Swindon - 5 £32,500 -
City of London +6 4 £60,000 +11.62% 1
Fareham +2 4 £34,750 -0.71%

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Automation Test 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 398 (73.43%) Selenium
2 363 (66.97%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (37.82%) C#
4 199 (36.72%) QA
5 197 (36.35%) Test Scripting
6 187 (34.50%) Test Automation
7 186 (34.32%) ISTQB
8 185 (34.13%) SQL
9 182 (33.58%) Automation Testing
10 162 (29.89%) ISEB
11 159 (29.34%) WebDriver
12 154 (28.41%) BDD
13 147 (27.12%) Java
14 145 (26.75%) Automated Testing
15 143 (26.38%) Software Testing
15 143 (26.38%) Scrum
16 139 (25.65%) Cucumber
17 134 (24.72%) Finance
18 121 (22.32%) TDD
19 119 (21.96%) Manual Testing
20 116 (21.40%) .NET
21 113 (20.85%) JIRA
22 83 (15.31%) SoapUI
23 81 (14.94%) SDLC
24 78 (14.39%) Regression Testing
24 78 (14.39%) HP UFT
25 76 (14.02%) SpecFlow
26 68 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
27 66 (12.18%) Microsoft
28 64 (11.81%) Team Foundation Server

Automation Test 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 23 (4.24%) Confluence
2 5 (0.92%) Documentum
2 5 (0.92%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.37%) GlassFish
3 2 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 46 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.55%) Internet
2 2 (0.37%) HTTP
2 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.03%) MySQL
3 5 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 398 (73.43%) Selenium
2 159 (29.34%) WebDriver
3 139 (25.65%) Cucumber
4 113 (20.85%) JIRA
5 83 (15.31%) SoapUI
6 78 (14.39%) HP UFT
7 76 (14.02%) SpecFlow
8 64 (11.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 58 (10.70%) Jenkins
10 48 (8.86%) JMeter
11 40 (7.38%) JUnit
12 33 (6.09%) Visual Studio
13 30 (5.54%) Git (software)
14 24 (4.43%) Maven
15 23 (4.24%) NUnit
16 21 (3.87%) Selenium IDE
17 18 (3.32%) TestNG
18 16 (2.95%) LoadRunner
19 12 (2.21%) TestComplete
20 11 (2.03%) Subversion
General
1 134 (24.72%) Finance
2 37 (6.83%) Banking
3 9 (1.66%) Back Office
3 9 (1.66%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.29%) Retail
5 5 (0.92%) Financial Institution
5 5 (0.92%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.55%) Games
6 3 (0.55%) Law
6 3 (0.55%) Marketing
7 2 (0.37%) Front Office
8 1 (0.18%) Automotive
8 1 (0.18%) Electronics
8 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (21.40%) .NET
2 38 (7.01%) HTML
3 31 (5.72%) Gherkin
4 28 (5.17%) SOAP
5 25 (4.61%) Web Services
6 22 (4.06%) REST
6 22 (4.06%) XML
7 21 (3.87%) ASP.NET
8 19 (3.51%) CSS
9 13 (2.40%) RESTful
10 11 (2.03%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.29%) Hibernate
11 7 (1.29%) Spring
11 7 (1.29%) WPF
12 6 (1.11%) JSON
13 4 (0.74%) Behat
13 4 (0.74%) Node.js
13 4 (0.74%) Ruby on Rails
14 3 (0.55%) React
15 2 (0.37%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.87%) Mobile App
3 15 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.40%) Client/Server
5 12 (2.21%) iPad
6 11 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.29%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.29%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.29%) NHS
9 6 (1.11%) Derivative
10 5 (0.92%) Equities
11 4 (0.74%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.55%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.55%) Fintech
12 3 (0.55%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.55%) PMI
12 3 (0.55%) Replication
13 2 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (4.80%) Unix
2 23 (4.24%) Linux
3 17 (3.14%) Android
3 17 (3.14%) Apple iOS
4 15 (2.77%) Windows
5 3 (0.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (66.97%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (36.35%) Test Scripting
3 187 (34.50%) Test Automation
4 182 (33.58%) Automation Testing
5 154 (28.41%) BDD
6 145 (26.75%) Automated Testing
7 143 (26.38%) Scrum
7 143 (26.38%) Software Testing
8 121 (22.32%) TDD
9 119 (21.96%) Manual Testing
10 81 (14.94%) SDLC
11 78 (14.39%) Regression Testing
12 68 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (9.59%) Functional Testing
14 48 (8.86%) Test Strategy
15 46 (8.49%) Non-Functional Testing
16 44 (8.12%) Integration Testing
17 40 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
18 37 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
19 35 (6.46%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 205 (37.82%) C#
2 185 (34.13%) SQL
3 147 (27.12%) Java
4 40 (7.38%) Python
5 34 (6.27%) JavaScript
6 26 (4.80%) Ruby
7 22 (4.06%) VB
8 21 (3.87%) VB.NET
9 14 (2.58%) C++
9 14 (2.58%) PHP
10 10 (1.85%) VBScript
11 8 (1.48%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.92%) Groovy
12 5 (0.92%) Perl
13 4 (0.74%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.55%) XPath
15 2 (0.37%) C
15 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 186 (34.32%) ISTQB
2 162 (29.89%) ISEB
3 63 (11.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (3.87%) Degree
5 8 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (1.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (36.72%) QA
2 3 (0.55%) SDET
3 2 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (4.43%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.11%) Puppet
3 4 (0.74%) Rancher
4 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.18%) Grafana
5 1 (0.18%) StatsD
Vendors
1 66 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.24%) Atlassian
2 23 (4.24%) HP
3 13 (2.40%) Oracle
4 7 (1.29%) Progress
5 5 (0.92%) EMC
5 5 (0.92%) Pega
6 3 (0.55%) Borland
7 1 (0.18%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.18%) Facebook
7 1 (0.18%) SAP
7 1 (0.18%) Splunk
7 1 (0.18%) Telerik
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