Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Test Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 307 329
Rank change year-on-year +34 +22 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 57 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 46 33 31
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £29,125 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £62,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -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 West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10031 10440 11540
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.98% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8317 8817 9769
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,700 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,300
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in the South West

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in the South West.

Salary trend for Automation Test Analyst in the South West

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Test Analyst in the South West

Automation Test Analyst
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Bristol +7 36 £44,250 +26.43%
Somerset -1 9 £39,000 -8.24%
Wiltshire +3 6 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Gloucestershire +24 4 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Dorset -2 2 £35,000 +16.67%
Automation Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 56 (98.25%) Test Automation
2 40 (70.18%) Selenium
3 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (52.63%) C#
5 24 (42.11%) Java
6 22 (38.60%) SQL
6 22 (38.60%) .NET
7 19 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 19 (33.33%) BDD
8 16 (28.07%) Finance
9 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
9 14 (24.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (21.05%) Scrum
11 11 (19.30%) WebDriver
11 11 (19.30%) Non-Functional Testing
12 10 (17.54%) Test Strategy
12 10 (17.54%) SpecFlow
12 10 (17.54%) SDLC
12 10 (17.54%) Test Scripting
12 10 (17.54%) Banking
13 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
14 8 (14.04%) Web Testing
14 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
14 8 (14.04%) JIRA
15 7 (12.28%) JUnit
15 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
15 7 (12.28%) ISEB
15 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (12.28%) Manual Testing

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (12.28%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) BrowserStack
1 4 (7.02%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.75%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 40 (70.18%) Selenium
2 19 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 14 (24.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (19.30%) WebDriver
5 10 (17.54%) SpecFlow
6 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
7 8 (14.04%) JIRA
8 7 (12.28%) JUnit
9 6 (10.53%) NUnit
9 6 (10.53%) SoapUI
9 6 (10.53%) TeamCity
10 4 (7.02%) Calabash
10 4 (7.02%) CruiseControl
10 4 (7.02%) Hudson
10 4 (7.02%) IntelliJ
10 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
10 4 (7.02%) Zephyr
11 2 (3.51%) HP UFT
12 1 (1.75%) Rational Robot
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Advertising
3 4 (7.02%) Back Office
3 4 (7.02%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (38.60%) .NET
2 5 (8.77%) Gherkin
2 5 (8.77%) SOAP
3 3 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.51%) Web Services
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.75%) CSS
5 1 (1.75%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.75%) jQuery
5 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Fintech
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (98.25%) Test Automation
2 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.33%) BDD
4 12 (21.05%) Scrum
5 11 (19.30%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (17.54%) SDLC
6 10 (17.54%) Test Scripting
6 10 (17.54%) Test Strategy
7 8 (14.04%) Web Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.28%) Manual Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
9 6 (10.53%) Performance Testing
9 6 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
9 6 (10.53%) Software Testing
10 5 (8.77%) Defect Management
10 5 (8.77%) Regression Testing
10 5 (8.77%) Test Planning
10 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (7.02%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) C#
2 24 (42.11%) Java
3 22 (38.60%) SQL
4 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.26%) Python
5 3 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (1.75%) C++
6 1 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) ISEB
2 6 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.77%) Degree
4 3 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Cadence
3 1 (1.75%) HP
3 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com