Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Test Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 796 693 723
Rank change year-on-year -103 +30 +58
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 375 572 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.33% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 316 530 583
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,975 £28,550
90th Percentile £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in England

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Automation Test Analyst in England

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Test Analyst in England

Automation Test Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -37 118 £50,000 +5.26% 10
South East -20 84 £40,750 -4.12% 5
North of England -57 56 £35,000 - 6
South West +40 51 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Midlands +28 49 £35,000 -10.26% 6
West Midlands +21 37 £34,250 -12.18% 2
Yorkshire -29 33 £35,000 -6.67% 1
North West -27 23 £32,500 - 5
East of England -9 17 £40,000 +10.34% 5
East Midlands +23 12 £38,750 -3.13% 4
Automation Test Analyst
UK

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Automation Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 374 (99.73%) Test Automation
2 287 (76.53%) Selenium
3 238 (63.47%) Agile Software Development
4 182 (48.53%) QA
5 165 (44.00%) C#
6 139 (37.07%) SQL
7 127 (33.87%) Finance
8 121 (32.27%) Cucumber
9 116 (30.93%) Java
10 108 (28.80%) Test Scripting
11 96 (25.60%) Scrum
12 93 (24.80%) BDD
13 79 (21.07%) JIRA
13 79 (21.07%) WebDriver
14 76 (20.27%) SoapUI
15 75 (20.00%) Jenkins
16 74 (19.73%) .NET
17 69 (18.40%) TDD
17 69 (18.40%) Continuous Integration
18 65 (17.33%) ISEB
19 61 (16.27%) Regression Testing
19 61 (16.27%) Software Testing
20 57 (15.20%) ISTQB
20 57 (15.20%) Manual Testing
21 54 (14.40%) Banking
21 54 (14.40%) HP UFT
22 50 (13.33%) Functional Testing
23 47 (12.53%) XML
24 46 (12.27%) JavaScript
25 44 (11.73%) Test Strategy

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (6.40%) Confluence
2 6 (1.60%) Drupal
3 3 (0.80%) MQSeries
3 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.53%) Apache
4 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.53%) Endur
3 2 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.73%) BrowserStack
4 10 (2.67%) BlazeMeter
4 10 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.40%) SaaS
6 4 (1.07%) G Suite
6 4 (1.07%) GitHub
6 4 (1.07%) Office 365
6 4 (1.07%) Slack
7 3 (0.80%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.53%) SMS
2 1 (0.27%) Skype
2 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.60%) Blockchain
3 5 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.80%) Big Data
4 3 (0.80%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.80%) MySQL
5 1 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 287 (76.53%) Selenium
2 121 (32.27%) Cucumber
3 79 (21.07%) JIRA
3 79 (21.07%) WebDriver
4 76 (20.27%) SoapUI
5 75 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 54 (14.40%) HP UFT
7 40 (10.67%) SpecFlow
8 38 (10.13%) Appium
9 33 (8.80%) Visual Studio
10 30 (8.00%) JMeter
11 29 (7.73%) Git (software)
11 29 (7.73%) JUnit
12 25 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (5.33%) NUnit
14 19 (5.07%) Calabash
15 17 (4.53%) TeamCity
16 12 (3.20%) Zephyr
17 11 (2.93%) JBehave
17 11 (2.93%) Maven
General
1 127 (33.87%) Finance
2 54 (14.40%) Banking
3 15 (4.00%) Marketing
4 14 (3.73%) Retail
5 8 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.60%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.07%) Advertising
7 4 (1.07%) Back Office
8 3 (0.80%) Electronics
8 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.80%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.53%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (19.73%) .NET
2 47 (12.53%) XML
3 36 (9.60%) SOAP
4 30 (8.00%) RESTful
4 30 (8.00%) Web Services
5 29 (7.73%) REST
6 28 (7.47%) Gherkin
7 22 (5.87%) HTML
7 22 (5.87%) RabbitMQ
8 21 (5.60%) MSMQ
8 21 (5.60%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (1.87%) ASP.NET
9 7 (1.87%) CSS
10 5 (1.33%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.33%) JSON
11 4 (1.07%) Behat
12 3 (0.80%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.80%) Middleware
12 3 (0.80%) NumPy
12 3 (0.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (5.07%) Mobile App
2 12 (3.20%) User Experience
3 11 (2.93%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.67%) Fintech
5 8 (2.13%) iPad
6 5 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.07%) Xbox
8 3 (0.80%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.80%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.53%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.53%) Derivative
9 2 (0.53%) Equities
9 2 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.53%) Marketing Technology
9 2 (0.53%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.27%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.40%) Android
1 24 (6.40%) Apple iOS
2 18 (4.80%) Windows
3 14 (3.73%) Linux
4 6 (1.60%) Unix
5 4 (1.07%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (99.73%) Test Automation
2 238 (63.47%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (28.80%) Test Scripting
4 96 (25.60%) Scrum
5 93 (24.80%) BDD
6 69 (18.40%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (18.40%) TDD
7 61 (16.27%) Regression Testing
7 61 (16.27%) Software Testing
8 57 (15.20%) Manual Testing
9 50 (13.33%) Functional Testing
10 44 (11.73%) Test Strategy
11 43 (11.47%) Test Management
12 42 (11.20%) Performance Testing
12 42 (11.20%) SDLC
12 42 (11.20%) User Acceptance Testing
13 33 (8.80%) Kanban
14 28 (7.47%) E-Commerce
15 27 (7.20%) Scenario Testing
16 25 (6.67%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 165 (44.00%) C#
2 139 (37.07%) SQL
3 116 (30.93%) Java
4 46 (12.27%) JavaScript
5 34 (9.07%) Python
6 29 (7.73%) Ruby
7 15 (4.00%) C++
8 10 (2.67%) PHP
9 9 (2.40%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.87%) ES6
10 7 (1.87%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.60%) C
11 6 (1.60%) Scala
12 4 (1.07%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.80%) Groovy
13 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.80%) VB
13 3 (0.80%) VBScript
14 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 65 (17.33%) ISEB
2 57 (15.20%) ISTQB
3 37 (9.87%) Degree
4 32 (8.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.07%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.07%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) HP AIS
8 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (48.53%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 39 (10.40%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.53%) Ansible
3 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.27%) Mesos
3 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (5.87%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.53%) HP
3 14 (3.73%) Google
4 12 (3.20%) Oracle
5 7 (1.87%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.60%) Talend
7 4 (1.07%) Cadence
7 4 (1.07%) Cognizant
8 3 (0.80%) SAP
9 2 (0.53%) OpenLink
9 2 (0.53%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.27%) Borland
10 1 (0.27%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.27%) New Relic
10 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.27%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.27%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.27%) Xamarin