Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1137 1197 1268
Rank change year-on-year +60 +71 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 45 28 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.015% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.015% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 39
UK median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +1.69%
10th Percentile £27,600 £35,550 £30,800
90th Percentile £62,781 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Automation Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Analyst in the UK

Automation Analyst
Top 12 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 6 months to 22 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
England +35 45 £37,500 -11.76% 3
UK excluding London +59 29 £37,500 - 2
London -3 16 £60,000 +41.18% 1
Midlands +39 12 £57,500 +53.33%
West Midlands +10 9 £61,250 +63.33%
South East +46 6 £35,000 -17.65% 1
South West - 6 £37,500 -
East Midlands +41 3 £35,000 +6.06%
East of England - 3 £30,000 -
North of England -9 2 £37,125 -1.00% 1
Yorkshire +16 1 £50,000 +33.33%
North West - 1 £24,250 - 1

Automation Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 15 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 15 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 14 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) Degree
3 13 (28.89%) QA
3 13 (28.89%) Selenium
3 13 (28.89%) ITIL
4 12 (26.67%) Java
4 12 (26.67%) TDD
4 12 (26.67%) Analytics
5 9 (20.00%) Docker
6 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
6 8 (17.78%) SDLC
6 8 (17.78%) Finance
6 8 (17.78%) Scrum
6 8 (17.78%) Ruby
7 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
7 7 (15.56%) ISTQB
7 7 (15.56%) Marketing
7 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
7 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (15.56%) Law
7 7 (15.56%) Workflow
7 7 (15.56%) ISEB
7 7 (15.56%) Functional Testing
7 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.33%) Ansible
8 6 (13.33%) LexisNexis
8 6 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing

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 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Datadog
4 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 13 (28.89%) Selenium
3 6 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 6 (13.33%) WebDriver
4 5 (11.11%) InstallShield
5 3 (6.67%) Gatling
5 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.44%) Capybara
6 2 (4.44%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.44%) JMeter
6 2 (4.44%) Maven
6 2 (4.44%) Protractor
6 2 (4.44%) Subversion
7 1 (2.22%) Calabash
7 1 (2.22%) JIRA
7 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.22%) Mocha
7 1 (2.22%) NetBeans
7 1 (2.22%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Law
2 7 (15.56%) Marketing
3 6 (13.33%) Legal
4 5 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 5 (11.11%) Automotive
4 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) Chai
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) J2EE
4 1 (2.22%) SOAP
4 1 (2.22%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 4 (8.89%) Robotics
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
1 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (11.11%) Solaris
1 5 (11.11%) Unix
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) ITIL
4 12 (26.67%) Analytics
4 12 (26.67%) TDD
5 8 (17.78%) Scrum
5 8 (17.78%) SDLC
5 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
6 7 (15.56%) Functional Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
6 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
6 7 (15.56%) Workflow
7 6 (13.33%) Data Analytics
7 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (13.33%) Kanban
7 6 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Robotic Process Automation
7 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) Java
2 8 (17.78%) Ruby
3 6 (13.33%) C++
3 6 (13.33%) Python
4 5 (11.11%) C
4 5 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (6.67%) SQL
5 3 (6.67%) VBA
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.22%) VB
6 1 (2.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Degree
2 7 (15.56%) ISEB
2 7 (15.56%) ISTQB
3 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Ansible
1 6 (13.33%) Puppet
1 6 (13.33%) Terraform
2 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) iManage
1 6 (13.33%) LexisNexis
2 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) Blue Prism
4 2 (4.44%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Software AG
5 1 (2.22%) Teradata
5 1 (2.22%) webMethods