The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Automation Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 880 898 882
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Analyst 10 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.002% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 14
Average salary £35,875 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.25% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,487 £50,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,875 - £40,000

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
104068 101994 108481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 86662 82710 93503
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 £26,861 £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%

Test Automation Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Automation Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Automation Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Analyst within the UK.

Test Automation Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Test Automation Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation Analyst over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 within the UK.

Test Automation Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Automation Analyst
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 December 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 +11 10 £35,875 -28.25%
South West - 4 £35,750 -
Bristol - 4 £35,750 -
Hampshire - 3 £35,000 -
South East - 3 £35,000 -
Andover - 3 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £47,500 -

Test Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Test Automation 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 Test Automation Analyst in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (50.00%) ISEB
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
4 7 (43.75%) VBA
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Test Management
4 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
5 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Advertising
6 5 (31.25%) VB
6 5 (31.25%) UML
6 5 (31.25%) SSADM
6 5 (31.25%) DSDM
6 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (25.00%) QA
7 4 (25.00%) Selenium
7 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Web Development
9 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
9 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing

Test Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Test Automation 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 Test Automation Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.25%) Ranorex
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (43.75%) Test Management
2 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 5 (31.25%) UML
4 5 (31.25%) SSADM
4 5 (31.25%) DSDM
4 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) Web Development
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
1 7 (43.75%) VBA
2 5 (31.25%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Telerik