Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Test Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 443 462 454
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8 +111
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 99 74 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.26% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.26% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 94 75 131
South East median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £35,150 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £63,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.44%

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 28,073 28,022 34,587
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 96.70% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 23,330 23,377 29,117
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 0 28 £63,000 +40.00%
Surrey +31 25 £55,000 +29.41% 1
West Sussex +20 21 £40,000 -11.11%
Oxfordshire +8 18 £63,000 -
Hampshire -20 15 £40,000 - 1
East Sussex - 9 £60,000 -
Berkshire -8 8 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +5 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 17 October 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 99 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 75 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (71.72%) Selenium
4 60 (60.61%) C#
5 56 (56.57%) QA
6 38 (38.38%) BDD
7 35 (35.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 33 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (32.32%) Java
10 31 (31.31%) Scrum
11 29 (29.29%) WebDriver
12 28 (28.28%) Manual Testing
12 28 (28.28%) SpecFlow
12 28 (28.28%) SQL
12 28 (28.28%) .NET
13 27 (27.27%) Software Testing
14 23 (23.23%) Finance
14 23 (23.23%) ISEB
14 23 (23.23%) Gherkin
15 22 (22.22%) ISTQB
16 21 (21.21%) JIRA
16 21 (21.21%) HP UFT
17 18 (18.18%) API Testing
17 18 (18.18%) Cucumber
18 17 (17.17%) Confluence
18 17 (17.17%) Change Management
18 17 (17.17%) Project Planning
18 17 (17.17%) TDD
18 17 (17.17%) Task Automation
19 16 (16.16%) Degree

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 17 (17.17%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 71 (71.72%) Selenium
2 29 (29.29%) WebDriver
3 28 (28.28%) SpecFlow
4 21 (21.21%) HP UFT
4 21 (21.21%) JIRA
5 18 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 15 (15.15%) Jenkins
6 15 (15.15%) JUnit
6 15 (15.15%) SoapUI
6 15 (15.15%) Visual Studio
7 10 (10.10%) Maven
8 5 (5.05%) NUnit
9 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.03%) LoadRunner
9 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.02%) Appium
10 2 (2.02%) Robot Framework
10 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (1.01%) Sahi
General
1 23 (23.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.28%) .NET
2 23 (23.23%) Gherkin
3 15 (15.15%) SOAP
4 14 (14.14%) Web Services
5 5 (5.05%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.01%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
1 8 (8.08%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.06%) User Experience
3 4 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.04%) Windows
2 3 (3.03%) Linux
3 2 (2.02%) Android
3 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.02%) Solaris
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 75 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (38.38%) BDD
4 35 (35.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 33 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (31.31%) Scrum
7 28 (28.28%) Manual Testing
8 27 (27.27%) Software Testing
9 18 (18.18%) API Testing
10 17 (17.17%) Change Management
10 17 (17.17%) Project Planning
10 17 (17.17%) Task Automation
10 17 (17.17%) TDD
11 16 (16.16%) Integration Testing
12 15 (15.15%) Kanban
12 15 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (15.15%) Test Planning
13 14 (14.14%) Coaching
13 14 (14.14%) Time Management
14 12 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (60.61%) C#
2 32 (32.32%) Java
3 28 (28.28%) SQL
4 9 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.06%) C++
6 5 (5.05%) Ruby
7 4 (4.04%) Python
8 2 (2.02%) PHP
9 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (23.23%) ISEB
2 22 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 16 (16.16%) Degree
4 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (56.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.08%) Talend
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (2.02%) HP