The median annual salary for an Automation Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 22 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 West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 224 237
Rank change year-on-year +18 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 28 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.53% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 15
Median salary £35,000 £38,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.67% +19.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £36,900
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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5136 5115 5811
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.92% 97.61% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4279 4343 4898
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 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
Bristol -4 17 £42,500 +23.18% 3
Wiltshire +8 6 £34,250 - 1
Somerset +2 4 £36,000 -17.71%
Gloucestershire +3 1 £31,500 -42.72% 2
Automation Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 51 (98.08%) Test Automation
2 47 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (61.54%) Selenium
4 28 (53.85%) Java
5 19 (36.54%) WebDriver
5 19 (36.54%) BDD
6 16 (30.77%) Cucumber
7 15 (28.85%) Test Scripting
7 15 (28.85%) C#
7 15 (28.85%) Scrum
8 11 (21.15%) SQL
8 11 (21.15%) .NET
9 10 (19.23%) Test Strategy
10 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
10 9 (17.31%) Regression Testing
10 9 (17.31%) ISEB
10 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
10 9 (17.31%) QA
10 9 (17.31%) JIRA
11 8 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (15.38%) SpecFlow
11 8 (15.38%) SDLC
12 7 (13.46%) Scenario Testing
12 7 (13.46%) JUnit
12 7 (13.46%) JMeter
12 7 (13.46%) Finance
12 7 (13.46%) SoapUI
12 7 (13.46%) Waterfall

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 5 (9.62%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) BrowserStack
1 4 (7.69%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (61.54%) Selenium
2 19 (36.54%) WebDriver
3 16 (30.77%) Cucumber
4 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
4 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
4 9 (17.31%) JIRA
5 8 (15.38%) SpecFlow
6 7 (13.46%) JMeter
6 7 (13.46%) JUnit
6 7 (13.46%) SoapUI
7 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (11.54%) Zephyr
8 5 (9.62%) Maven
9 4 (7.69%) HP UFT
9 4 (7.69%) IntelliJ
9 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
10 3 (5.77%) Mercurial
10 3 (5.77%) Protractor
10 3 (5.77%) TestNG
10 3 (5.77%) WATIR
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Private Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Advertising
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) .NET
2 6 (11.54%) SOAP
3 4 (7.69%) Gherkin
3 4 (7.69%) Web Services
4 3 (5.77%) Behat
4 3 (5.77%) HTML
4 3 (5.77%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.85%) REST
5 2 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.92%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Unix
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (98.08%) Test Automation
2 47 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (36.54%) BDD
4 15 (28.85%) Scrum
4 15 (28.85%) Test Scripting
5 10 (19.23%) Test Strategy
6 9 (17.31%) Regression Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (15.38%) SDLC
8 7 (13.46%) Scenario Testing
8 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
8 7 (13.46%) Web Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Defect Management
9 6 (11.54%) Manual Testing
9 6 (11.54%) TDD
9 6 (11.54%) Test Planning
10 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.62%) Software Testing
10 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) C#
3 11 (21.15%) SQL
4 7 (13.46%) Ruby
5 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.77%) Python
7 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) ISEB
2 7 (13.46%) ISTQB
3 6 (11.54%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (1.92%) SAP
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