The median annual salary for an Automation Test Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 335 369 453
Rank change year-on-year +34 +84  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 45 73 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.40% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.41% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 28
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -13.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14206 17673 20720
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.63% 96.96% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11912 15039 16887
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +29 11 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Berkshire +26 9 £47,500 +2.70%
Buckinghamshire -12 9 £32,500 -7.14% 1
West Sussex +14 8 £50,000 +42.85%
Hampshire +16 7 £40,000 +25.00%
Kent +9 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Automation Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 85 (81.73%) Selenium
3 51 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (46.15%) C#
5 44 (42.31%) QA
6 43 (41.35%) WebDriver
7 39 (37.50%) Test Strategy
8 38 (36.54%) SQL
9 37 (35.58%) Test Scripting
10 36 (34.62%) ISTQB
11 32 (30.77%) Regression Testing
12 31 (29.81%) Finance
12 31 (29.81%) TDD
13 30 (28.85%) Scrum
13 30 (28.85%) Java
14 28 (26.92%) BDD
15 25 (24.04%) Visual Studio
16 24 (23.08%) JavaScript
17 21 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (19.23%) Software Testing
18 20 (19.23%) ISEB
19 18 (17.31%) .NET
20 16 (15.38%) Cucumber
20 16 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
20 16 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 15 (14.42%) Scenario Testing
21 15 (14.42%) HP Quality Center
22 14 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
22 14 (13.46%) Manual Testing
22 14 (13.46%) Software Engineering

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 6 (5.77%) Confluence
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (2.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) GitHub
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) MySQL
2 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 85 (81.73%) Selenium
2 43 (41.35%) WebDriver
3 25 (24.04%) Visual Studio
4 16 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 14 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (12.50%) JIRA
7 11 (10.58%) Protractor
8 10 (9.62%) HP UFT
8 10 (9.62%) NUnit
8 10 (9.62%) SoapUI
9 8 (7.69%) SpecFlow
9 8 (7.69%) TeamCity
10 7 (6.73%) JMeter
11 5 (4.81%) JUnit
11 5 (4.81%) Mocha
12 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
12 4 (3.85%) Jenkins
12 4 (3.85%) MSTest
12 4 (3.85%) TestNG
13 3 (2.88%) LoadUI
General
1 31 (29.81%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Banking
3 4 (3.85%) Back Office
3 4 (3.85%) Marketing
4 3 (2.88%) Electronics
4 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.31%) .NET
2 5 (4.81%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.85%) HTML
4 3 (2.88%) HTML5
5 2 (1.92%) Middleware
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.96%) REST
6 1 (0.96%) SOAP
6 1 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.73%) iPad
3 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.73%) Windows
2 5 (4.81%) Android
2 5 (4.81%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.85%) Linux
4 3 (2.88%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.92%) Unix
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 51 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 37 (35.58%) Test Scripting
5 32 (30.77%) Regression Testing
6 31 (29.81%) TDD
7 30 (28.85%) Scrum
8 28 (26.92%) BDD
9 21 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (19.23%) Software Testing
11 16 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
12 15 (14.42%) Scenario Testing
13 14 (13.46%) Functional Testing
13 14 (13.46%) Manual Testing
13 14 (13.46%) Software Engineering
14 11 (10.58%) Performance Testing
15 10 (9.62%) SDLC
16 8 (7.69%) Black-Box Testing
16 8 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (7.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (46.15%) C#
2 38 (36.54%) SQL
3 30 (28.85%) Java
4 24 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.73%) C++
5 7 (6.73%) Python
6 4 (3.85%) Ruby
7 3 (2.88%) Apple Swift
7 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.88%) C
7 3 (2.88%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.88%) Perl
7 3 (2.88%) VB
7 3 (2.88%) VBScript
8 1 (0.96%) ES6
Qualifications
1 36 (34.62%) ISTQB
2 20 (19.23%) ISEB
3 16 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (4.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (42.31%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (14.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (10.58%) HP
2 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle
3 3 (2.88%) SAP
4 2 (1.92%) Atlassian
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