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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation Analyst
Rank 875 889 862
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Analyst 12 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.005% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.005% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 10
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £39,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,522 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £44,522 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.01% +11.30%

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
101493 101105 101549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.45% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83542 81233 85841
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%

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
Top 11 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 2 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 +27 12 £36,500 -8.75%
South East -19 4 £35,250 -20.82%
South West - 4 £36,500 -
Bristol - 4 £36,500 -
Andover - 3 £35,250 -
Hampshire - 3 £35,250 -
London +18 2 - -
City of London +10 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £47,500 -
East Sussex -21 1 - -

Test Automation Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (70.59%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
4 10 (58.82%) SQL
5 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 8 (47.06%) ISEB
6 8 (47.06%) VBA
7 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (35.29%) Test Management
8 6 (35.29%) VB
8 6 (35.29%) UML
8 6 (35.29%) SSADM
8 6 (35.29%) DSDM
8 6 (35.29%) Advertising
8 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
9 4 (23.53%) QA
10 3 (17.65%) Web Development
10 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
10 3 (17.65%) Java
10 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
10 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
10 3 (17.65%) C#
10 3 (17.65%) Web Services
10 3 (17.65%) Windows
11 2 (11.76%) Ruby
11 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
11 2 (11.76%) Finance
11 2 (11.76%) Jenkins

Test Automation Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
2 2 (11.76%) Hudson
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (35.29%) Advertising
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
3 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Test Management
4 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
4 6 (35.29%) SSADM
4 6 (35.29%) DSDM
4 6 (35.29%) UML
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Web Development
5 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
6 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) VBA
3 6 (35.29%) VB
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft