The median annual salary for a Automation Analyst was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Analyst
UK
Rank 820 906 936
Rank change year-on-year +86 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Analyst 29 40 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.039% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.040% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 20
Median salary £38,750 £42,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.28% -6.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £41,950 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year -10.71% -8.19%  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Analyst in the UK

Automation Analyst
Top 20 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 23 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
England +82 29 £38,750 -8.28% 3
London +80 15 £48,750 +2.63% 2
South East +68 5 £37,500 -28.57%
City of London +50 4 £47,500 - 1
East of England - 4 £60,000 -
North West -19 3 £26,500 -
Essex - 3 £60,000 -
Manchester - 3 £26,500 -
Basildon - 3 £60,000 -
Bolton - 3 £26,500 -
Surrey +41 2 £36,750 -26.50%
Kent +22 2 £37,500 -28.57%
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Chatham - 2 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Walton-on-Thames - 2 £36,750 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £37,500 -

Automation Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 29 (70.73%) QA
2 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (46.34%) Selenium
4 14 (34.15%) Java
4 14 (34.15%) Automation Testing
5 13 (31.71%) Cucumber
5 13 (31.71%) Manual Testing
6 12 (29.27%) ISTQB
6 12 (29.27%) ISEB
7 10 (24.39%) TDD
7 10 (24.39%) WebDriver
7 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
7 10 (24.39%) SDLC
8 9 (21.95%) BDD
8 9 (21.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (21.95%) JMeter
8 9 (21.95%) Finance
8 9 (21.95%) Degree
8 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
8 9 (21.95%) Linux
9 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
9 8 (19.51%) Functional Testing
9 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
10 7 (17.07%) API Testing
10 7 (17.07%) Security Testing
10 7 (17.07%) Ruby
10 7 (17.07%) Python
11 6 (14.63%) JIRA
11 6 (14.63%) QA Automation
11 6 (14.63%) Git (software)

Automation Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.88%) Heroku
2 2 (4.88%) IaaS
2 2 (4.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) BGP
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (7.32%) DSL
1 3 (7.32%) EIGRP
1 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
1 3 (7.32%) Frame Relay
1 3 (7.32%) GPRS
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
1 3 (7.32%) IPsec
1 3 (7.32%) LAN
1 3 (7.32%) MPLS
1 3 (7.32%) OSPF
1 3 (7.32%) PPP
1 3 (7.32%) VPN
1 3 (7.32%) WAN
1 3 (7.32%) Wireless
2 2 (4.88%) PuTTY
2 2 (4.88%) VoIP
3 1 (2.44%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Big Data
1 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (46.34%) Selenium
2 13 (31.71%) Cucumber
3 10 (24.39%) WebDriver
4 9 (21.95%) JMeter
5 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
6 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
6 6 (14.63%) JIRA
7 5 (12.20%) Appium
7 5 (12.20%) SoapUI
8 3 (7.32%) Calabash
8 3 (7.32%) Capybara
8 3 (7.32%) Gerrit
8 3 (7.32%) JUnit
8 3 (7.32%) Mercurial
8 3 (7.32%) NUnit
8 3 (7.32%) Paros
8 3 (7.32%) TestNG
8 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
8 3 (7.32%) WATIR
9 2 (4.88%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.88%) Automotive
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Gherkin
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) CSS
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) REST
2 2 (4.88%) RESTful
2 2 (4.88%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.44%) COM
3 1 (2.44%) JMS
3 1 (2.44%) Node.js
3 1 (2.44%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.44%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) WPF
3 1 (2.44%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Fintech
3 3 (7.32%) iPad
3 3 (7.32%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Robotics
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Equities
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Unix
3 3 (7.32%) Android
3 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.32%) Kali Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Solaris
4 2 (4.88%) Windows
5 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) Automation Testing
3 13 (31.71%) Manual Testing
4 10 (24.39%) SDLC
4 10 (24.39%) TDD
4 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
5 9 (21.95%) BDD
5 9 (21.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (19.51%) Functional Testing
6 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
7 7 (17.07%) API Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Security Testing
8 6 (14.63%) QA Automation
8 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
9 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (12.20%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
9 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Java
2 7 (17.07%) Python
2 7 (17.07%) Ruby
3 3 (7.32%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.88%) C
4 2 (4.88%) C++
4 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) Perl
4 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) ISEB
1 12 (29.27%) ISTQB
2 9 (21.95%) Degree
3 3 (7.32%) CCIE
3 3 (7.32%) CCNP
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (70.73%) QA
2 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.88%) Nagios
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
1 2 (4.88%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) ATG
1 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco
1 3 (7.32%) Citrix
1 3 (7.32%) Demandware
1 3 (7.32%) F5
1 3 (7.32%) hybris
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle
1 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
1 3 (7.32%) SAP
2 2 (4.88%) Blue Prism
2 2 (4.88%) Cadence
2 2 (4.88%) HP
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Splunk
3 1 (2.44%) Marketo
3 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.44%) TIBCO