Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Test Analyst was £40,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 471 435 531
Rank change year-on-year -36 +96 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 84 165 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.47% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.48% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80 146 110
South East median annual salary £40,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.12% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,000 £53,750 £51,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.33% +5.63%

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 29733 34136 40912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.98% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24803 28632 34129
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 November 2017.

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 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
Thames Valley +53 48 £43,000 +22.86% 4
Surrey -48 20 £47,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +13 19 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Berkshire +40 18 £43,000 -4.44% 1
Hampshire +5 11 £40,000 +19.40%
Oxfordshire - 11 £63,000 - 2
Kent +20 3 £27,500 -31.25%
West Sussex -1 2 £37,750 -1.31%
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 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 South East region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 84 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 69 (82.14%) Selenium
3 64 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (54.76%) QA
5 42 (50.00%) C#
6 35 (41.67%) SQL
7 34 (40.48%) Scrum
8 29 (34.52%) WebDriver
9 28 (33.33%) TDD
9 28 (33.33%) Test Scripting
10 27 (32.14%) Manual Testing
10 27 (32.14%) ISTQB
11 26 (30.95%) Cucumber
12 24 (28.57%) JavaScript
13 23 (27.38%) Java
13 23 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (23.81%) Acceptance Criteria
15 19 (22.62%) Finance
16 18 (21.43%) Software Testing
17 17 (20.24%) BDD
18 16 (19.05%) User Stories
18 16 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 16 (19.05%) JIRA
18 16 (19.05%) ISEB
19 15 (17.86%) Visual Studio
19 15 (17.86%) Degree
19 15 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
19 15 (17.86%) Jenkins
20 14 (16.67%) SoapUI
21 13 (15.48%) Process Improvement

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 9 (10.71%) Confluence
2 2 (2.38%) Drupal
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.90%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 69 (82.14%) Selenium
2 29 (34.52%) WebDriver
3 26 (30.95%) Cucumber
4 16 (19.05%) JIRA
5 15 (17.86%) Jenkins
5 15 (17.86%) Visual Studio
6 14 (16.67%) SoapUI
7 10 (11.90%) JUnit
8 9 (10.71%) MSTest
8 9 (10.71%) NUnit
9 8 (9.52%) HP UFT
10 7 (8.33%) Maven
11 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
11 6 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (5.95%) Protractor
12 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (4.76%) SpecFlow
14 3 (3.57%) Appium
14 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
15 2 (2.38%) JMeter
General
1 19 (22.62%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Marketing
3 3 (3.57%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Electronics
3 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) .NET
2 7 (8.33%) SOAP
2 7 (8.33%) Web Services
3 5 (5.95%) AngularJS
3 5 (5.95%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.38%) Behat
4 2 (2.38%) HTML
4 2 (2.38%) Middleware
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) iPad
2 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing Technology
4 2 (2.38%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.38%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.19%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Unix
3 3 (3.57%) Android
3 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.57%) Linux
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 64 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (40.48%) Scrum
4 28 (33.33%) TDD
4 28 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 27 (32.14%) Manual Testing
6 23 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (23.81%) Acceptance Criteria
8 18 (21.43%) Software Testing
9 17 (20.24%) BDD
10 16 (19.05%) User Stories
11 15 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (15.48%) Process Improvement
12 13 (15.48%) SDLC
12 13 (15.48%) Test Strategy
13 12 (14.29%) OO
13 12 (14.29%) OOP
13 12 (14.29%) Regression Testing
14 11 (13.10%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (13.10%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.00%) C#
2 35 (41.67%) SQL
3 24 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 23 (27.38%) Java
5 7 (8.33%) ES6
5 7 (8.33%) Ruby
5 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.14%) Python
7 3 (3.57%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) Scala
8 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (32.14%) ISTQB
2 16 (19.05%) ISEB
2 16 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (17.86%) Degree
4 6 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) HP AIS
6 1 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (54.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.19%) Mesos
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Google
2 6 (7.14%) Talend
3 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.76%) HP
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle
5 3 (3.57%) SAP
6 2 (2.38%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.19%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.19%) Sitecore