Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019.

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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 435 457 416
Rank change year-on-year +22 -41 +99
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 87 84 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.27% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.28% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 86 79 133
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £34,000 £28,050 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,750 £65,000 £53,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 25,595 29,627 30,719
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 96.70% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 21,171 24,746 25,479
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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
Surrey +36 25 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Thames Valley -6 22 £50,000 +16.28% 2
East Sussex - 16 £47,500 - 3
Oxfordshire +25 13 £61,000 -6.15% 1
West Sussex - 10 £40,000 - 5
Hampshire +12 8 £37,500 +11.94% 2
Berkshire -15 8 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Kent +27 4 £38,750 +40.91%
Buckinghamshire 0 1 - -
Automation Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 87 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 71 (81.61%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (74.71%) Selenium
4 48 (55.17%) QA
5 45 (51.72%) BDD
6 40 (45.98%) Scrum
7 39 (44.83%) C#
8 30 (34.48%) WebDriver
9 28 (32.18%) Java
9 28 (32.18%) Software Testing
10 27 (31.03%) ISTQB
10 27 (31.03%) ISEB
11 24 (27.59%) SpecFlow
12 23 (26.44%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (22.99%) Cucumber
14 19 (21.84%) Manual Testing
15 18 (20.69%) Kanban
16 17 (19.54%) Gherkin
16 17 (19.54%) TDD
17 16 (18.39%) Finance
17 16 (18.39%) Continuous Improvement
18 15 (17.24%) Test Scripting
18 15 (17.24%) HP UFT
19 14 (16.09%) SoapUI
19 14 (16.09%) DevOps
20 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
20 13 (14.94%) Project Planning
20 13 (14.94%) Task Automation
20 13 (14.94%) Thought Leadership
20 13 (14.94%) Community of Practice

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 2 (2.30%) Confluence
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) Big Data
3 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 65 (74.71%) Selenium
2 30 (34.48%) WebDriver
3 24 (27.59%) SpecFlow
4 20 (22.99%) Cucumber
5 15 (17.24%) HP UFT
6 14 (16.09%) SoapUI
7 10 (11.49%) JUnit
8 8 (9.20%) Appium
8 8 (9.20%) TestNG
8 8 (9.20%) WATIR
9 6 (6.90%) JIRA
9 6 (6.90%) Visual Studio
10 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
10 4 (4.60%) NUnit
10 4 (4.60%) Protractor
11 3 (3.45%) Maven
12 2 (2.30%) JMeter
12 2 (2.30%) LoadRunner
13 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
13 1 (1.15%) GitLab
General
1 16 (18.39%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) Gherkin
2 10 (11.49%) .NET
3 3 (3.45%) SOAP
4 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.30%) Node.js
4 2 (2.30%) Web Services
5 1 (1.15%) Enzyme
5 1 (1.15%) HTML
5 1 (1.15%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Fintech
2 7 (8.05%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) User Experience
5 1 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) Linux
2 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 71 (81.61%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (51.72%) BDD
4 40 (45.98%) Scrum
5 28 (32.18%) Software Testing
6 23 (26.44%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (21.84%) Manual Testing
8 18 (20.69%) Kanban
9 17 (19.54%) TDD
10 16 (18.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (17.24%) Test Scripting
12 14 (16.09%) DevOps
13 13 (14.94%) Community of Practice
13 13 (14.94%) Project Planning
13 13 (14.94%) Task Automation
13 13 (14.94%) Thought Leadership
14 12 (13.79%) Coaching
15 11 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (10.34%) SDET
17 8 (9.20%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.83%) C#
2 28 (32.18%) Java
3 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.64%) SQL
5 9 (10.34%) Python
6 2 (2.30%) C++
6 2 (2.30%) PHP
7 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (31.03%) ISEB
1 27 (31.03%) ISTQB
2 7 (8.05%) Degree
3 3 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (55.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.30%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.30%) GUPTA
2 2 (2.30%) HP
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle
2 2 (2.30%) Talend