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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 743 810 827
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 148 86 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.074% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.079% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 133 74 48
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £59,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
102603 109261 101023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.49% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85657 88395 83850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +67 132 £40,625 -4.41% 16
London +21 44 £53,750 +13.15% 6
North West +16 20 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Yorkshire +28 19 £37,500 +21.95% 1
West Yorkshire +18 17 £37,500 +13.63% 1
City of London +34 15 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Leeds +29 15 £37,500 +13.63% 1
East of England +18 14 £40,000 - 3
East Midlands +23 12 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Nottinghamshire -3 11 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Nottingham - 11 £37,500 - 1
Manchester +19 10 £40,000 +23.07% 2
West Midlands +16 10 £32,500 -1.51% 1
South West -2 9 £41,500 +11.60%
Scotland - 8 £39,500 - 3
Lancashire - 7 £40,000 -
Bristol -8 5 £41,500 +20.75%
Edinburgh - 5 £39,500 -
Preston - 5 £40,000 -
Cambridge +19 4 £41,250 - 1
Cambridgeshire +18 4 £41,250 - 1
Suffolk +4 4 £40,000 -
Dorset - 4 £55,000 -
South East -23 3 £52,500 +23.52% 1
South Wales - 3 £34,000 -
Shropshire - 3 £37,500 -
Wales - 3 £34,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £32,500 - 1
Telford - 3 £37,500 -
Warrington - 3 £32,500 -

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 184 (71.32%) Selenium
2 164 (63.57%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (48.84%) Java
4 111 (43.02%) QA
5 94 (36.43%) WebDriver
6 88 (34.11%) Test Automation
6 88 (34.11%) Automation Testing
7 80 (31.01%) C#
8 78 (30.23%) Finance
9 67 (25.97%) SQL
10 66 (25.58%) HP UFT
11 56 (21.71%) BDD
12 47 (18.22%) Automated Testing
13 46 (17.83%) Scrum
13 46 (17.83%) Software Testing
14 45 (17.44%) Test Scripting
15 40 (15.50%) ISEB
16 35 (13.57%) ISTQB
17 34 (13.18%) Regression Testing
17 34 (13.18%) Cucumber
18 32 (12.40%) Manual Testing
19 29 (11.24%) .NET
20 28 (10.85%) TDD
21 27 (10.47%) Degree
22 26 (10.08%) JIRA
22 26 (10.08%) Windows
23 24 (9.30%) Oracle
23 24 (9.30%) UNIX
23 24 (9.30%) Ruby
24 23 (8.91%) Microsoft

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (2.71%) JBoss
1 7 (2.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.16%) Confluence
3 2 (0.78%) Node.js
3 2 (0.78%) IIS
4 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.94%) SaaS
2 4 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.71%) CTI
2 2 (0.78%) FTP
3 1 (0.39%) VPN
3 1 (0.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.88%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.71%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.16%) MySQL
5 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.39%) Big Data
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 184 (71.32%) Selenium
2 94 (36.43%) WebDriver
3 66 (25.58%) HP UFT
4 34 (13.18%) Cucumber
5 26 (10.08%) JIRA
6 20 (7.75%) JUnit
7 19 (7.36%) SpecFlow
8 17 (6.59%) TestNG
9 16 (6.20%) SoapUI
10 14 (5.43%) Eclipse
11 11 (4.26%) Rational Robot
11 11 (4.26%) NUnit
11 11 (4.26%) FitNesse
11 11 (4.26%) Jenkins
12 8 (3.10%) TestComplete
13 7 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (2.33%) JMeter
14 6 (2.33%) Subversion
15 5 (1.94%) Maven
16 4 (1.55%) IntelliJ
General
1 78 (30.23%) Finance
2 20 (7.75%) Law
3 19 (7.36%) Retail
4 17 (6.59%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.04%) Banking
6 6 (2.33%) Games
7 5 (1.94%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.24%) .NET
2 23 (8.91%) HTML
3 20 (7.75%) Web Services
4 19 (7.36%) XML
5 13 (5.04%) SOAP
6 11 (4.26%) CSS
7 9 (3.49%) Gherkin
8 7 (2.71%) Dojo
8 7 (2.71%) jQuery
8 7 (2.71%) EJB 3.0
8 7 (2.71%) JSP
8 7 (2.71%) Servlets
8 7 (2.71%) EJB
8 7 (2.71%) Java EE
8 7 (2.71%) JMS
9 5 (1.94%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.94%) Velocity
9 5 (1.94%) REST
10 2 (0.78%) JSON
10 2 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.78%) NHS
5 2 (0.78%) AS400
5 2 (0.78%) IPTV
5 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.39%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.08%) Windows
2 24 (9.30%) UNIX
3 14 (5.43%) Linux
4 10 (3.88%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.71%) Android
6 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (63.57%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (34.11%) Test Automation
2 88 (34.11%) Automation Testing
3 56 (21.71%) BDD
4 47 (18.22%) Automated Testing
5 46 (17.83%) Software Testing
5 46 (17.83%) Scrum
6 45 (17.44%) Test Scripting
7 34 (13.18%) Regression Testing
8 32 (12.40%) Manual Testing
9 28 (10.85%) TDD
10 23 (8.91%) SDLC
11 22 (8.53%) Open Source
12 18 (6.98%) OO
13 17 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (6.20%) Test Strategy
15 15 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (5.81%) E-Commerce
16 13 (5.04%) OOP
16 13 (5.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 126 (48.84%) Java
2 80 (31.01%) C#
3 67 (25.97%) SQL
4 24 (9.30%) Ruby
5 22 (8.53%) Python
5 22 (8.53%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.49%) VBScript
7 8 (3.10%) C
8 7 (2.71%) PHP
9 6 (2.33%) Perl
9 6 (2.33%) C++
10 5 (1.94%) VB
11 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.39%) Groovy
11 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (15.50%) ISEB
2 35 (13.57%) ISTQB
3 27 (10.47%) Degree
4 13 (5.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (43.02%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) Puppet
2 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (9.30%) Oracle
2 23 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.65%) HP
4 6 (2.33%) Telerik
4 6 (2.33%) WorldPay
5 2 (0.78%) Tableau
5 2 (0.78%) IBM
6 1 (0.39%) Google
6 1 (0.39%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.39%) Apple
6 1 (0.39%) Reuters
6 1 (0.39%) BT
6 1 (0.39%) ForgeRock
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