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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 817 802 822
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 87 77 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.071% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.075% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 73 64 79
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,300 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 85 £40,000 - 22
London -15 32 £42,500 -15.00% 8
South East -2 20 £42,500 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire -33 12 £32,500 +1.56% 3
West Yorkshire -34 11 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Leeds -38 11 £32,500 -4.41% 1
City of London +7 8 £55,000 +4.76% 1
East Midlands +3 7 £38,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -3 6 £35,000 -15.66% 4
Brighton -3 6 £42,500 +13.33%
East Sussex -10 6 £42,500 +13.33%
East of England -17 6 £35,000 -15.66% 6
Northampton -19 5 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Northamptonshire -25 5 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Cambridge - 5 £35,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +7 4 £41,250 +3.12% 1
North West -5 3 £32,500 -13.33%
West Midlands -20 3 £33,000 -5.71%
Kent - 3 £42,000 -
Surrey - 3 £47,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +11 2 £24,000 -38.46%
Bristol +1 2 £34,183 -14.54%
Berkshire -2 2 £43,750 +25.00%
Reading -10 2 £43,750 +25.00%
South West -20 2 £34,183 -14.54%
Derby - 2 £33,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £37,500 -
High Wycombe - 2 £43,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £33,000 -
Oxford +18 1 £24,000 -31.42%

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 142 (64.84%) Selenium
2 112 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (47.03%) SQL
4 97 (44.29%) Java
5 91 (41.55%) Test Scripting
6 82 (37.44%) Test Automation
7 76 (34.70%) WebDriver
8 60 (27.40%) QuickTest Pro
9 52 (23.74%) QA
10 50 (22.83%) ISEB
11 49 (22.37%) Automated Testing
11 49 (22.37%) Automation Testing
12 48 (21.92%) Finance
13 47 (21.46%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (19.63%) HTML
14 43 (19.63%) JUnit
15 42 (19.18%) JavaScript
15 42 (19.18%) Software Testing
15 42 (19.18%) ISTQB
16 41 (18.72%) CSS
17 39 (17.81%) BDD
18 37 (16.89%) Manual Testing
19 36 (16.44%) TestNG
19 36 (16.44%) Performance Testing
19 36 (16.44%) Scrum
20 35 (15.98%) C#
21 29 (13.24%) Test Strategy
22 27 (12.33%) .NET
23 26 (11.87%) Regression Testing
24 24 (10.96%) HP Quality Center

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (1.37%) Confluence
1 3 (1.37%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.91%) Documentum
3 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.46%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (5.02%) MS Office
2 6 (2.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Sophis RISQUE
2 3 (1.37%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.46%) Magento
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.11%) Internet
2 2 (0.91%) DSL
2 2 (0.91%) HTTP
2 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.91%) DNS
3 1 (0.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.74%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.37%) QlikView
6 2 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 142 (64.84%) Selenium
2 76 (34.70%) WebDriver
3 60 (27.40%) QuickTest Pro
4 43 (19.63%) JUnit
5 36 (16.44%) TestNG
6 19 (8.68%) Selenium IDE
7 18 (8.22%) JIRA
8 17 (7.76%) Cucumber
9 14 (6.39%) SoapUI
9 14 (6.39%) JMeter
10 12 (5.48%) SpecFlow
11 10 (4.57%) Visual Studio
11 10 (4.57%) Git (software)
11 10 (4.57%) TestComplete
12 9 (4.11%) Maven
13 8 (3.65%) Ranorex
13 8 (3.65%) Jenkins
13 8 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (3.20%) Appium
15 6 (2.74%) WinRunner
General
1 48 (21.92%) Finance
2 17 (7.76%) Banking
3 13 (5.94%) Law
3 13 (5.94%) Retail
4 6 (2.74%) Legal
5 5 (2.28%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.37%) Publishing
7 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.46%) Front Office
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.63%) HTML
2 41 (18.72%) CSS
3 27 (12.33%) .NET
4 23 (10.50%) Web Services
5 16 (7.31%) XML
6 11 (5.02%) REST
7 10 (4.57%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.74%) Middleware
8 6 (2.74%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.74%) GWT
9 4 (1.83%) XHTML
9 4 (1.83%) SOAP
9 4 (1.83%) Gherkin
10 3 (1.37%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (1.37%) RESTful
11 2 (0.91%) JMS
11 2 (0.91%) Apache Flex
12 1 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.46%) HTML5
12 1 (0.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.39%) Open Source
2 11 (5.02%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.57%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.20%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.20%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.74%) User Experience
5 6 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.28%) iPhone
6 5 (2.28%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.83%) IPTV
7 4 (1.83%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.37%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.91%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.91%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.91%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.46%) New Media
10 1 (0.46%) iSeries
10 1 (0.46%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.68%) Windows
2 12 (5.48%) Android
3 10 (4.57%) UNIX
4 6 (2.74%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.74%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (41.55%) Test Scripting
3 82 (37.44%) Test Automation
4 49 (22.37%) Automated Testing
4 49 (22.37%) Automation Testing
5 47 (21.46%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (19.18%) Software Testing
7 39 (17.81%) BDD
8 37 (16.89%) Manual Testing
9 36 (16.44%) Performance Testing
9 36 (16.44%) Scrum
10 29 (13.24%) Test Strategy
11 26 (11.87%) Regression Testing
12 22 (10.05%) TDD
13 18 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (7.76%) E-Commerce
14 17 (7.76%) Integration Testing
15 11 (5.02%) Test Management
16 10 (4.57%) OO
16 10 (4.57%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (47.03%) SQL
2 97 (44.29%) Java
3 42 (19.18%) JavaScript
4 35 (15.98%) C#
5 23 (10.50%) VBScript
6 18 (8.22%) VB
7 6 (2.74%) Groovy
8 5 (2.28%) PHP
8 5 (2.28%) Ruby
9 4 (1.83%) Python
9 4 (1.83%) VBA
10 3 (1.37%) Scala
11 2 (0.91%) C++
11 2 (0.91%) C
11 2 (0.91%) Perl
12 1 (0.46%) Erlang
12 1 (0.46%) Delphi
12 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (22.83%) ISEB
2 42 (19.18%) ISTQB
3 19 (8.68%) Degree
4 15 (6.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.91%) CISSP
6 1 (0.46%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (23.74%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (10.96%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.28%) SCCM
3 2 (0.91%) Ansible
3 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (10.05%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.68%) HP
3 17 (7.76%) Citrix
4 10 (4.57%) SAP
5 6 (2.74%) Oracle
6 5 (2.28%) Altiris
7 3 (1.37%) Splunk
8 2 (0.91%) VMware
8 2 (0.91%) T-Plan
9 1 (0.46%) IBM
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