The median annual salary for an Automation Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies 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.

Automation Analyst
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 922 951
Rank change year-on-year +71 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 23 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.011% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.012% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 33
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £38,650 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,500 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 - £43,750

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Automation Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Analyst in the UK

Automation Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Automation Analyst in the UK

Automation Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Analyst over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Analyst in the UK

Automation Analyst
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Analyst within the UK 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
England +50 23 £50,000 -16.66% 6
London +30 15 £50,000 -16.66% 2
City of London - 8 £52,500 -
Bolton - 2 £27,500 -
Telford - 2 £61,250 - 1
Manchester - 2 £27,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £61,250 - 1
North West - 2 £27,500 -
South East - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £61,250 - 1
Yorkshire -5 1 - -
East of England - 1 £30,000 - 2
Surrey - 1 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £35,000 -
Crawley - 1 £45,000 -
Billericay - 1 £30,000 - 1
Essex - 1 £30,000 - 1

Automation Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Automation 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 featuring Automation Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (59.62%) QA
2 28 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (38.46%) Selenium
5 14 (26.92%) Cucumber
5 14 (26.92%) SDLC
6 13 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 13 (25.00%) Finance
7 12 (23.08%) TDD
7 12 (23.08%) Degree
7 12 (23.08%) Java
7 12 (23.08%) BDD
7 12 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (21.15%) Test Scripting
8 11 (21.15%) Regression Testing
9 10 (19.23%) Ruby
9 10 (19.23%) Functional Testing
10 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
10 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
10 9 (17.31%) ISEB
11 8 (15.38%) Linux
11 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
11 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (13.46%) Manual Testing
12 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (13.46%) QA Automation
12 7 (13.46%) Docker
12 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (13.46%) ITIL
13 6 (11.54%) Windows

Automation Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Datadog
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Heroku
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) SaaS
3 1 (1.92%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) BGP
1 3 (5.77%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (5.77%) DSL
1 3 (5.77%) EIGRP
1 3 (5.77%) Ethernet
1 3 (5.77%) Firewall
1 3 (5.77%) Frame Relay
1 3 (5.77%) GPRS
1 3 (5.77%) Internet
1 3 (5.77%) IPsec
1 3 (5.77%) LAN
1 3 (5.77%) MPLS
1 3 (5.77%) OSPF
1 3 (5.77%) PPP
1 3 (5.77%) VoIP
1 3 (5.77%) VPN
1 3 (5.77%) WAN
1 3 (5.77%) Wireless
2 1 (1.92%) AMQP
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (38.46%) Selenium
2 14 (26.92%) Cucumber
3 13 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.69%) Capybara
5 4 (7.69%) Gatling
5 4 (7.69%) JUnit
5 4 (7.69%) NUnit
5 4 (7.69%) TestNG
6 3 (5.77%) InstallShield
6 3 (5.77%) JMeter
6 3 (5.77%) SpecFlow
6 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.85%) Calabash
7 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.92%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.92%) JIRA
8 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.77%) Automotive
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) Gherkin
2 3 (5.77%) Web Services
2 3 (5.77%) XML
3 2 (3.85%) CSS
3 2 (3.85%) HTML
3 2 (3.85%) Middleware
4 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.92%) JMS
4 1 (1.92%) Rendezvous
4 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.92%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.92%) WPF
4 1 (1.92%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.85%) Fintech
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.85%) Robotics
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Equities
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Windows
3 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Solaris
3 3 (5.77%) Unix
4 2 (3.85%) Android
4 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.92%) SDLC
4 12 (23.08%) BDD
4 12 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (23.08%) TDD
5 11 (21.15%) Regression Testing
5 11 (21.15%) Test Scripting
6 10 (19.23%) Functional Testing
7 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (13.46%) ITIL
8 7 (13.46%) Manual Testing
8 7 (13.46%) QA Automation
9 6 (11.54%) Security Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Test Strategy
9 6 (11.54%) Validation
10 5 (9.62%) Analytics
10 5 (9.62%) Performance Testing
10 5 (9.62%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) Java
2 10 (19.23%) Ruby
3 6 (11.54%) Python
4 4 (7.69%) C#
4 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.69%) SQL
5 3 (5.77%) C
5 3 (5.77%) C++
5 3 (5.77%) Perl
6 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.85%) VBA
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Degree
2 9 (17.31%) ISEB
3 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.77%) CCIE
4 3 (5.77%) CCNP
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (59.62%) QA
2 4 (7.69%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Ansible
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
1 2 (3.85%) Terraform
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
2 3 (5.77%) Cisco
2 3 (5.77%) Citrix
2 3 (5.77%) F5
3 2 (3.85%) Blue Prism
3 2 (3.85%) Cadence
3 2 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) Software AG
4 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) webMethods
London
Energon People
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Billericay
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £58,187 - £64,312
Posted: 16 days ago