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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 806 825 828
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 88 55 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.051% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.054% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 77 46 63
Average salary £42,500 £40,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% -9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £33,250 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -14 87 £43,750 +4.16% 10
London -6 36 £47,500 +5.55% 5
South East 0 32 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Surrey +10 11 £47,500 +5.55%
Hampshire - 10 £45,000 -
City of London +18 9 £56,250 +15.38% 1
East Sussex - 7 £40,000 -
Aldershot - 7 £45,000 -
Brighton - 7 £40,000 -
East of England -5 6 £40,000 -4.76%
North West -4 4 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Yorkshire -41 4 £30,750 -18.00% 1
West Yorkshire -30 3 £33,000 -22.35% 1
Leeds -33 3 £33,000 -14.83%
Suffolk - 3 £40,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £40,000 -
Berkshire +2 2 £25,000 -28.57%
Oxfordshire -2 2 £24,000 -35.13%
Reading -3 2 £33,750 -3.57%
Cambridgeshire -5 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £35,000 -
Manchester - 2 £35,000 - 1
Cambridge - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £35,000 -
South West - 2 £37,183 -
Farnborough - 2 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £37,750 -
Essex +10 1 - -
Oxford +9 1 £24,000 -31.42%
York -2 1 £28,500 +14.00%

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 178 (70.63%) Selenium
2 117 (46.43%) SQL
3 105 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 103 (40.87%) Java
5 99 (39.29%) Test Automation
6 85 (33.73%) WebDriver
7 68 (26.98%) QuickTest Pro
8 65 (25.79%) ISEB
9 61 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (23.02%) Automation Testing
10 58 (23.02%) QA
11 55 (21.83%) C#
12 54 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (20.24%) HTML
14 50 (19.84%) JavaScript
14 50 (19.84%) CSS
15 48 (19.05%) Finance
16 46 (18.25%) Automated Testing
17 45 (17.86%) Software Testing
18 44 (17.46%) .NET
19 43 (17.06%) Scrum
20 42 (16.67%) JUnit
21 41 (16.27%) ISTQB
21 41 (16.27%) BDD
22 40 (15.87%) Performance Testing
23 33 (13.10%) Test Strategy
23 33 (13.10%) TestNG
24 32 (12.70%) Web Services
25 31 (12.30%) Manual Testing
26 30 (11.90%) Cucumber

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (1.98%) Documentum
2 4 (1.59%) IIS
3 3 (1.19%) Confluence
4 1 (0.40%) Node.js
4 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.40%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.17%) Magento
2 3 (1.19%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (1.19%) Sophis RISQUE
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.38%) Internet
2 2 (0.79%) DSL
2 2 (0.79%) HTTP
2 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.79%) MySQL
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 178 (70.63%) Selenium
2 85 (33.73%) WebDriver
3 68 (26.98%) QuickTest Pro
4 42 (16.67%) JUnit
5 33 (13.10%) TestNG
6 30 (11.90%) Cucumber
7 26 (10.32%) Visual Studio
7 26 (10.32%) JMeter
8 23 (9.13%) Jenkins
9 20 (7.94%) Selenium IDE
10 17 (6.75%) TestComplete
11 14 (5.56%) Ranorex
12 13 (5.16%) SpecFlow
12 13 (5.16%) Git (software)
13 12 (4.76%) WinRunner
13 12 (4.76%) SoapUI
14 10 (3.97%) Subversion
14 10 (3.97%) Maven
14 10 (3.97%) JIRA
15 7 (2.78%) RSpec
General
1 48 (19.05%) Finance
2 13 (5.16%) Law
3 12 (4.76%) Retail
4 11 (4.37%) Banking
5 8 (3.17%) Publishing
6 6 (2.38%) Legal
6 6 (2.38%) Marketing
7 3 (1.19%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.24%) HTML
2 50 (19.84%) CSS
3 44 (17.46%) .NET
4 32 (12.70%) Web Services
5 15 (5.95%) REST
6 14 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 10 (3.97%) XML
8 9 (3.57%) Gherkin
9 8 (3.17%) ASP.NET
10 6 (2.38%) JSON
10 6 (2.38%) Middleware
10 6 (2.38%) Ajax
10 6 (2.38%) GWT
11 5 (1.98%) SOAP
12 3 (1.19%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (1.19%) RESTful
13 2 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
13 2 (0.79%) Apache Flex
13 2 (0.79%) JMS
14 1 (0.40%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.35%) Client/Server
2 13 (5.16%) Mathematics
3 12 (4.76%) Open Source
4 11 (4.37%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.59%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.59%) Spread Betting
7 4 (1.59%) IPTV
8 3 (1.19%) iPhone
9 2 (0.79%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.40%) iSeries
10 1 (0.40%) New Media
10 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.40%) Social Network
10 1 (0.40%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.95%) Windows
2 12 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.57%) Linux
3 9 (3.57%) Android
4 6 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 99 (39.29%) Test Automation
3 61 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (23.02%) Automation Testing
5 54 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (18.25%) Automated Testing
7 45 (17.86%) Software Testing
8 43 (17.06%) Scrum
9 41 (16.27%) BDD
10 40 (15.87%) Performance Testing
11 33 (13.10%) Test Strategy
12 31 (12.30%) Manual Testing
13 23 (9.13%) E-Commerce
14 22 (8.73%) Regression Testing
15 18 (7.14%) OO
16 17 (6.75%) TDD
17 15 (5.95%) Analytics
18 13 (5.16%) User Stories
18 13 (5.16%) SOA
19 12 (4.76%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 117 (46.43%) SQL
2 103 (40.87%) Java
3 55 (21.83%) C#
4 50 (19.84%) JavaScript
5 24 (9.52%) VBScript
6 22 (8.73%) Ruby
7 18 (7.14%) VB
8 16 (6.35%) PHP
9 10 (3.97%) Python
10 6 (2.38%) Groovy
11 4 (1.59%) VBA
12 3 (1.19%) Perl
13 2 (0.79%) Scala
13 2 (0.79%) C
14 1 (0.40%) Clojure
14 1 (0.40%) C++
14 1 (0.40%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 65 (25.79%) ISEB
2 41 (16.27%) ISTQB
3 27 (10.71%) Degree
4 13 (5.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.59%) HND
6 2 (0.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (23.02%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.98%) SCCM
3 2 (0.79%) Puppet
3 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.33%) Citrix
3 17 (6.75%) HP
3 17 (6.75%) SAP
4 8 (3.17%) Oracle
5 5 (1.98%) Altiris
5 5 (1.98%) T-Plan
6 3 (1.19%) Splunk
6 3 (1.19%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.79%) VMware
8 1 (0.40%) JBoss
8 1 (0.40%) IBM
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