The median annual salary for a Automation Test Analyst was £36,250 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation Analyst
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 122 149 154
Rank change year-on-year +27 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 20 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.91% 0.39% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.41% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 4
Median salary £36,250 £33,750 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.40% -18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,550 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2107 2457 2241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.17% 95.71% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1772 2028 1796
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in Hertfordshire

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Automation Test Analyst in Hertfordshire

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Test Analyst in Hertfordshire

Automation Test Analyst
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +3 11 £35,000 -20.00%
Stevenage - 6 £41,250 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £33,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £35,000 -
Automation Test Analyst
East of England

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 42 (97.67%) Selenium
2 34 (79.07%) JIRA
3 33 (76.74%) Finance
4 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (55.81%) Automated Testing
6 23 (53.49%) SQL
7 22 (51.16%) Manual Testing
8 19 (44.19%) WebDriver
8 19 (44.19%) ISTQB
9 18 (41.86%) ISEB
10 17 (39.53%) MS Excel
10 17 (39.53%) MS Visio
10 17 (39.53%) Java
10 17 (39.53%) Banking
10 17 (39.53%) Scrum
10 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
10 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
10 17 (39.53%) QA
10 17 (39.53%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (37.21%) BDD
11 16 (37.21%) Unix
12 15 (34.88%) C#
12 15 (34.88%) HP UFT
12 15 (34.88%) Shell Script
12 15 (34.88%) TDD
13 14 (32.56%) Python
13 14 (32.56%) Linux
13 14 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (30.23%) Cucumber
15 12 (27.91%) Functional Testing

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 8 (18.60%) Confluence
2 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (39.53%) MS Excel
1 17 (39.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 42 (97.67%) Selenium
2 34 (79.07%) JIRA
3 19 (44.19%) WebDriver
4 15 (34.88%) HP UFT
5 13 (30.23%) Cucumber
6 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
6 7 (16.28%) JUnit
6 7 (16.28%) Maven
6 7 (16.28%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.98%) SpecFlow
8 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.33%) JBehave
9 1 (2.33%) Toad
9 1 (2.33%) Zephyr
General
1 33 (76.74%) Finance
2 17 (39.53%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) Gherkin
2 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
2 7 (16.28%) RESTful
2 7 (16.28%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Unix
2 14 (32.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) Automated Testing
3 22 (51.16%) Manual Testing
4 17 (39.53%) Scrum
4 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
4 17 (39.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (37.21%) BDD
6 15 (34.88%) TDD
7 14 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (27.91%) Automation Testing
8 12 (27.91%) Functional Testing
8 12 (27.91%) Regression Testing
8 12 (27.91%) Software Testing
8 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
9 9 (20.93%) Kanban
10 8 (18.60%) Agile Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (18.60%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (16.28%) Integration Testing
12 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) SQL
2 17 (39.53%) Java
3 15 (34.88%) C#
3 15 (34.88%) Shell Script
4 14 (32.56%) Python
5 3 (6.98%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) ISTQB
2 18 (41.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (39.53%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle