The median annual salary for a Automation Test Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 250 225
Rank change year-on-year +40 -25  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 24 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.19% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.19% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 20
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  

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 4894 5703 5868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.72% 96.78% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4722 4912
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 £57,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +2 8 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Somerset -2 7 £37,500 +33.92% 1
Wiltshire - 7 £32,500 - 2
Gloucestershire 0 2 £40,500 -19.00%
Devon - 1 £42,500 -
Automation Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (65.63%) Selenium
3 14 (43.75%) Java
4 13 (40.63%) Test Scripting
4 13 (40.63%) WebDriver
4 13 (40.63%) BDD
5 9 (28.13%) C#
5 9 (28.13%) Scrum
5 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Cucumber
6 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
6 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
6 7 (21.88%) ISEB
6 7 (21.88%) SQL
7 6 (18.75%) .NET
7 6 (18.75%) JMeter
7 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
8 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
8 5 (15.63%) JIRA
8 5 (15.63%) Web Services
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.50%) HP
9 4 (12.50%) Linux
9 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
9 4 (12.50%) QA
9 4 (12.50%) TDD
9 4 (12.50%) SOAP
9 4 (12.50%) Maven
9 4 (12.50%) Software 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) Selenium
2 13 (40.63%) WebDriver
3 7 (21.88%) Cucumber
4 6 (18.75%) JMeter
5 5 (15.63%) JIRA
5 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 4 (12.50%) Maven
6 4 (12.50%) SpecFlow
7 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
7 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
7 3 (9.38%) Zephyr
8 2 (6.25%) Capybara
8 2 (6.25%) Gradle
8 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
8 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
8 2 (6.25%) Protractor
8 2 (6.25%) WATIR
9 1 (3.13%) Ant
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) Web Services
3 4 (12.50%) Gherkin
3 4 (12.50%) REST
3 4 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (6.25%) Behat
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) BDD
2 13 (40.63%) Test Scripting
3 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
4 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
5 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.50%) System Testing
7 4 (12.50%) TDD
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Software Architecture
8 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Test Planning
8 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) C#
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) ISEB
2 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
1 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
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