Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Test Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 434 434 483
Rank change year-on-year 0 +49 +81
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 108 111 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.38% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 101 114 116
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,375
90th Percentile £64,500 £55,875 £49,375
England median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% -

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 29,292 28,951 36,990
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 96.79% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24,357 24,276 31,489
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,943 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +5 40 £63,000 +57.50% 4
West Sussex +25 32 £40,000 +5.96% 2
Oxfordshire +6 31 £63,000 - 2
Hampshire -12 20 £37,750 -5.63% 1
Surrey +2 13 £50,000 +2.56% 3
Berkshire -7 7 £38,500 -16.30% 2
East Sussex - 3 £35,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -4 2 - -
Automation Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 78 (72.22%) Selenium
3 77 (71.30%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (67.59%) QA
5 59 (54.63%) C#
6 53 (49.07%) SQL
7 49 (45.37%) JIRA
8 46 (42.59%) Scrum
9 42 (38.89%) Confluence
10 40 (37.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 39 (36.11%) Java
12 36 (33.33%) WebDriver
13 33 (30.56%) Kanban
14 32 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (28.70%) Problem-Solving
16 30 (27.78%) HP UFT
17 28 (25.93%) Finance
18 27 (25.00%) BDD
18 27 (25.00%) API Testing
19 26 (24.07%) .NET
20 23 (21.30%) Amazon AWS
21 22 (20.37%) Manual Testing
22 21 (19.44%) ISTQB
22 21 (19.44%) JUnit
22 21 (19.44%) TDD
22 21 (19.44%) Regression Testing
22 21 (19.44%) Jenkins
23 20 (18.52%) SoapUI
23 20 (18.52%) User Experience
23 20 (18.52%) HP

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 42 (38.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.30%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (17.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.85%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 78 (72.22%) Selenium
2 49 (45.37%) JIRA
3 36 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 30 (27.78%) HP UFT
5 21 (19.44%) Jenkins
5 21 (19.44%) JUnit
6 20 (18.52%) SoapUI
7 17 (15.74%) Cucumber
8 14 (12.96%) SpecFlow
9 12 (11.11%) Visual Studio
10 7 (6.48%) LoadRunner
10 7 (6.48%) Maven
11 6 (5.56%) NUnit
12 5 (4.63%) Zephyr
13 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
13 3 (2.78%) Sahi
13 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (1.85%) Mocha
14 2 (1.85%) TestNG
14 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.07%) .NET
2 20 (18.52%) Web Services
3 18 (16.67%) SOAP
4 17 (15.74%) Gherkin
5 6 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.93%) CSS
7 1 (0.93%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.93%) HTML
7 1 (0.93%) jQuery
7 1 (0.93%) LINQ
7 1 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.52%) User Experience
2 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.78%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.48%) Windows
2 4 (3.70%) Linux
3 3 (2.78%) Android
3 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.85%) Solaris
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 77 (71.30%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (42.59%) Scrum
4 40 (37.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 33 (30.56%) Kanban
6 32 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (28.70%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (25.00%) API Testing
8 27 (25.00%) BDD
9 22 (20.37%) Manual Testing
10 21 (19.44%) Regression Testing
10 21 (19.44%) TDD
11 20 (18.52%) Integration Testing
12 19 (17.59%) Test Planning
13 18 (16.67%) Change Management
13 18 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
13 18 (16.67%) Test Strategy
13 18 (16.67%) Time Management
14 17 (15.74%) Root Cause Analysis
14 17 (15.74%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.63%) C#
2 53 (49.07%) SQL
3 39 (36.11%) Java
4 13 (12.04%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.26%) C++
6 8 (7.41%) Python
7 4 (3.70%) Ruby
8 2 (1.85%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (19.44%) ISTQB
2 17 (15.74%) Degree
3 11 (10.19%) ISEB
4 3 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (67.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (18.52%) HP
2 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.56%) Talend
4 5 (4.63%) Micro Focus
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle