Period
to 23 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Test Analyst was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

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

Test Automation Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 445 421 494
Rank change year-on-year -24 +73 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 112 123 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 104 127 126
South East median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 30,686 29,084 37,604
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.94% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25,572 24,277 32,004
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in the South East

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Automation Test Analyst in the South East

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Automation Test Analyst in the South East

Automation Test Analyst
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. 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
Thames Valley +46 60 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Oxfordshire +22 27 £65,000 +92.59% 3
Berkshire +20 26 £38,500 +2.67%
West Sussex +1 20 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Hampshire -33 17 £33,500 -16.25% 3
Surrey -35 13 £40,000 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £40,000 +23.08%
East Sussex -7 2 £35,000 -17.65%
Automation Test Analyst
England

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, Automation Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 112 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 91 (81.25%) QA
3 85 (75.89%) Selenium
4 81 (72.32%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (50.00%) C#
6 54 (48.21%) SQL
6 54 (48.21%) Scrum
7 48 (42.86%) JIRA
8 41 (36.61%) HP UFT
9 40 (35.71%) Confluence
10 35 (31.25%) TDD
11 32 (28.57%) Java
11 32 (28.57%) ISTQB
12 31 (27.68%) Kanban
13 30 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (25.89%) Test Scripting
15 28 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 28 (25.00%) BDD
16 27 (24.11%) Cucumber
17 26 (23.21%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (23.21%) HP
17 26 (23.21%) Finance
18 25 (22.32%) Test Strategy
19 24 (21.43%) WebDriver
20 23 (20.54%) Exploratory Testing
21 22 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
21 22 (19.64%) Regression Testing
22 21 (18.75%) JavaScript
23 20 (17.86%) API Testing
23 20 (17.86%) Web Services

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 40 (35.71%) Confluence
2 2 (1.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.46%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) MySQL
3 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 85 (75.89%) Selenium
2 48 (42.86%) JIRA
3 41 (36.61%) HP UFT
4 27 (24.11%) Cucumber
5 24 (21.43%) WebDriver
6 19 (16.96%) SoapUI
7 16 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 14 (12.50%) JUnit
9 11 (9.82%) LoadRunner
9 11 (9.82%) Visual Studio
10 10 (8.93%) Zephyr
11 5 (4.46%) Jasmine
11 5 (4.46%) Maven
11 5 (4.46%) Mocha
11 5 (4.46%) SpecFlow
12 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
12 4 (3.57%) JMeter
12 4 (3.57%) NUnit
13 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.79%) TestNG
General
1 26 (23.21%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) Retail
3 1 (0.89%) Advertising
3 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.86%) Web Services
2 17 (15.18%) Gherkin
3 16 (14.29%) .NET
4 12 (10.71%) SOAP
5 5 (4.46%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.79%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.79%) Behat
7 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.89%) CSS
7 1 (0.89%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.89%) HTML
7 1 (0.89%) jQuery
7 1 (0.89%) LINQ
7 1 (0.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) User Experience
2 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.79%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.25%) Linux
2 5 (4.46%) Windows
3 1 (0.89%) Android
3 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 81 (72.32%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (48.21%) Scrum
4 35 (31.25%) TDD
5 31 (27.68%) Kanban
6 30 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (25.89%) Test Scripting
8 28 (25.00%) BDD
8 28 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 26 (23.21%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (22.32%) Test Strategy
11 23 (20.54%) Exploratory Testing
12 22 (19.64%) Regression Testing
13 20 (17.86%) API Testing
14 19 (16.96%) Acceptance Criteria
14 19 (16.96%) Functional Testing
15 18 (16.07%) Performance Testing
15 18 (16.07%) Root Cause Analysis
15 18 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (15.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.00%) C#
2 54 (48.21%) SQL
3 32 (28.57%) Java
4 21 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.82%) C++
5 11 (9.82%) Python
6 9 (8.04%) Ruby
7 6 (5.36%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.46%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.79%) PHP
9 2 (1.79%) VBScript
10 1 (0.89%) C
10 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 17 (15.18%) Degree
3 12 (10.71%) ISEB
4 8 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.79%) HP AIS
6 1 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (81.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.79%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 26 (23.21%) HP
2 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.93%) Micro Focus
4 5 (4.46%) Google
4 5 (4.46%) Talend
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle
5 1 (0.89%) Perfecto Mobile