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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 756 787 819
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 114 103 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.096% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 100 88 57
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +5.92%

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
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 3 March 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 March 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 +33 108 £38,000 -15.55% 15
London -2 45 £50,000 +11.11% 8
South East -22 24 £42,500 -10.52% 3
City of London +26 20 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire 0 20 £25,000 -21.87%
North Yorkshire +23 14 £25,000 -25.37%
Harrogate - 14 £25,000 -
Brighton -5 10 £39,000 +11.42% 1
East Sussex -12 10 £39,000 +11.42% 1
Kent - 8 £42,500 -
East Midlands +32 7 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Nottinghamshire +14 7 £37,500 +7.14%
Nottingham +10 7 £37,500 +11.11%
South West -18 6 £33,750 +3.84% 2
Bristol -8 4 £35,000 - 2
Leeds -13 4 £36,250 +13.28%
West Yorkshire -17 4 £36,250 +13.28%
Shropshire - 4 - -
Telford - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 - -
Scotland +1 2 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Edinburgh -1 2 £42,500 +34.92%
Berkshire -5 2 £40,750 -6.85%
Gloucestershire -5 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Hampshire -7 2 - - 2
Reading -9 2 £40,750 -6.85%
Surrey -11 2 £48,750 +2.63%
Surbiton - 2 £32,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £33,750 -
Wales - 2 £32,500 -

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 123 (59.13%) Selenium
2 112 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (46.15%) Java
4 81 (38.94%) WebDriver
5 80 (38.46%) SQL
6 79 (37.98%) QA
6 79 (37.98%) Test Automation
7 71 (34.13%) Automated Testing
8 68 (32.69%) Finance
8 68 (32.69%) Test Scripting
9 59 (28.37%) BDD
10 57 (27.40%) C#
11 55 (26.44%) Scrum
12 51 (24.52%) Automation Testing
13 43 (20.67%) TDD
14 41 (19.71%) Manual Testing
15 38 (18.27%) ISEB
16 36 (17.31%) Software Testing
17 35 (16.83%) QuickTest Pro
18 33 (15.87%) Web Services
19 31 (14.90%) XML
19 31 (14.90%) HTML
19 31 (14.90%) User Acceptance Testing
20 30 (14.42%) Cucumber
20 30 (14.42%) JIRA
21 29 (13.94%) Regression Testing
22 28 (13.46%) Microsoft
22 28 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 28 (13.46%) Performance Testing
23 25 (12.02%) Banking

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (2.88%) Confluence
2 5 (2.40%) Node.js
3 4 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (9.13%) MS Office
2 6 (2.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.92%) Sophis RISQUE
1 4 (1.92%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.96%) SaaS
2 2 (0.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.40%) Internet
2 3 (1.44%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.40%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.40%) Redis
4 4 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (1.92%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.92%) QlikView
5 2 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 123 (59.13%) Selenium
2 81 (38.94%) WebDriver
3 35 (16.83%) QuickTest Pro
4 30 (14.42%) JIRA
4 30 (14.42%) Cucumber
5 19 (9.13%) Git (software)
6 18 (8.65%) SpecFlow
7 17 (8.17%) TestNG
8 16 (7.69%) Firebug
8 16 (7.69%) JUnit
9 13 (6.25%) Subversion
9 13 (6.25%) Jenkins
10 12 (5.77%) Visual Studio
11 9 (4.33%) Eclipse
11 9 (4.33%) Selenium IDE
12 8 (3.85%) IntelliJ
12 8 (3.85%) Fiddler
12 8 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.88%) SoapUI
13 6 (2.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 68 (32.69%) Finance
2 25 (12.02%) Banking
3 23 (11.06%) Retail
4 12 (5.77%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.40%) Advertising
5 5 (2.40%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.92%) Law
7 3 (1.44%) Games
7 3 (1.44%) Marketing
8 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.48%) Front Office
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.87%) Web Services
2 31 (14.90%) XML
2 31 (14.90%) HTML
3 23 (11.06%) .NET
4 16 (7.69%) CSS
5 7 (3.37%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.88%) RESTful
6 6 (2.88%) HTML5
6 6 (2.88%) REST
6 6 (2.88%) SOAP
7 4 (1.92%) XHTML
7 4 (1.92%) Ajax
8 3 (1.44%) JSON
9 2 (0.96%) jQuery
9 2 (0.96%) CSS3
9 2 (0.96%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.96%) JSP
9 2 (0.96%) Servlets
10 1 (0.48%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.10%) Open Source
2 11 (5.29%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.29%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.37%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.92%) User Experience
4 4 (1.92%) iPhone
5 3 (1.44%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.96%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.96%) Wiki
6 2 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.96%) Social Media
6 2 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.48%) iPad
7 1 (0.48%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.48%) Social Network
7 1 (0.48%) FMCG
7 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.73%) Linux
2 12 (5.77%) UNIX
2 12 (5.77%) Windows
3 8 (3.85%) Android
4 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.96%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (37.98%) Test Automation
3 71 (34.13%) Automated Testing
4 68 (32.69%) Test Scripting
5 59 (28.37%) BDD
6 55 (26.44%) Scrum
7 51 (24.52%) Automation Testing
8 43 (20.67%) TDD
9 41 (19.71%) Manual Testing
10 36 (17.31%) Software Testing
11 31 (14.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 29 (13.94%) Regression Testing
13 28 (13.46%) Performance Testing
14 23 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (10.10%) Test Strategy
16 19 (9.13%) Test Management
16 19 (9.13%) Integration Testing
17 18 (8.65%) E-Commerce
18 13 (6.25%) Fault Management
19 12 (5.77%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (46.15%) Java
2 80 (38.46%) SQL
3 57 (27.40%) C#
4 17 (8.17%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.25%) VBScript
6 7 (3.37%) VB
7 6 (2.88%) Python
7 6 (2.88%) Ruby
7 6 (2.88%) Perl
8 5 (2.40%) PHP
9 4 (1.92%) C++
9 4 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.44%) C
11 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.96%) Korn
11 2 (0.96%) XPath
11 2 (0.96%) VBA
12 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.48%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 38 (18.27%) ISEB
2 28 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 19 (9.13%) ISTQB
4 12 (5.77%) Degree
5 10 (4.81%) VCP4
6 2 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (37.98%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 10 (4.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.21%) Oracle
3 10 (4.81%) HP
4 3 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.96%) Telerik
6 1 (0.48%) Remedy
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