Period
to 26 November 2020

The median annual salary for an Automation Test Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

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

Test Automation Analyst
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 543 752 805
Rank change year-on-year +209 +53 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 163 325 377
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 155 272 324
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,050 £31,250 £30,075
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £64,850
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 52,250 129,810 154,389
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.60% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 43,533 103,899 124,411
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in the UK

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Automation Test Analyst.

Salary trend for Automation Test Analyst in the UK

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Automation Test Analyst over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Automation Test Analyst in the UK

Automation Test Analyst
Top 16 Job Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 26 November 2020. 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 +203 147 £50,000 +11.11% 5
UK excluding London +152 125 £45,000 - 5
South East +200 62 £50,000 +11.11% 2
London +242 30 £57,500 +7.48% 1
South West +96 22 £23,750 -37.50%
North of England +65 22 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire +77 14 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Midlands +101 10 £33,000 -17.50%
Work from Home -10 10 £50,000 +14.94%
West Midlands +84 7 £31,000 -22.50%
Wales +39 5 £33,000 -40.00%
North West +77 4 £33,750 -4.93%
North East +4 4 £40,500 +22.73%
East Midlands +74 3 £33,500 -29.47%
Scotland +70 3 - - 1
East of England +108 1 £47,500 +18.75%

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, Automation Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 163 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 124 (76.07%) Selenium
3 79 (48.47%) QA
4 77 (47.24%) BDD
5 63 (38.65%) SQL Server
6 59 (36.20%) C#
7 58 (35.58%) WebDriver
8 55 (33.74%) Cucumber
9 52 (31.90%) Skype
10 47 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (26.38%) .NET
12 41 (25.15%) SpecFlow
13 34 (20.86%) Java
14 33 (20.25%) Appium
15 32 (19.63%) Python
16 31 (19.02%) SQL
16 31 (19.02%) ISTQB
17 26 (15.95%) Gherkin
17 26 (15.95%) QA Automation
18 25 (15.34%) Test Scripting
19 23 (14.11%) JavaScript
19 23 (14.11%) Postman
19 23 (14.11%) Mobile App
20 22 (13.50%) Scrum
20 22 (13.50%) TDD
21 21 (12.88%) TypeScript
21 21 (12.88%) API Testing
22 19 (11.66%) DevOps
23 17 (10.43%) Azure
24 16 (9.82%) JIRA

Automation Test 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 3 (1.84%) Confluence
2 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.43%) Azure
2 9 (5.52%) AWS
3 7 (4.29%) BrowserStack
3 7 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.23%) SaaS
4 2 (1.23%) Serverless
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.61%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.61%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.61%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 52 (31.90%) Skype
2 7 (4.29%) PBX
2 7 (4.29%) RTP
2 7 (4.29%) STUN
2 7 (4.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (38.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.61%) Power BI
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 124 (76.07%) Selenium
2 58 (35.58%) WebDriver
3 55 (33.74%) Cucumber
4 41 (25.15%) SpecFlow
5 33 (20.25%) Appium
6 23 (14.11%) Postman
7 16 (9.82%) JIRA
8 13 (7.98%) Git (software)
8 13 (7.98%) Jenkins
8 13 (7.98%) Selendroid
9 8 (4.91%) JMeter
10 7 (4.29%) Subversion
10 7 (4.29%) Xcode
11 6 (3.68%) HP UFT
11 6 (3.68%) SoapUI
12 5 (3.07%) Gatling
12 5 (3.07%) Protractor
12 5 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (3.07%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.84%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (7.98%) Finance
2 8 (4.91%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.07%) Advertising
4 1 (0.61%) Banking
4 1 (0.61%) Games
4 1 (0.61%) Legal
4 1 (0.61%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (26.38%) .NET
2 26 (15.95%) Gherkin
3 9 (5.52%) React
4 7 (4.29%) WebRTC
5 6 (3.68%) React Native
6 5 (3.07%) Node.js
6 5 (3.07%) RESTful
6 5 (3.07%) SOAP
7 4 (2.45%) Web Services
8 3 (1.84%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.84%) REST
9 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.23%) Behat
9 2 (1.23%) Chai
9 2 (1.23%) CSS
9 2 (1.23%) HTML
9 2 (1.23%) Kafka
9 2 (1.23%) Middleware
9 2 (1.23%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.11%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (1.84%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.61%) EPoS
5 1 (0.61%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.61%) User Experience
5 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.52%) Linux
2 2 (1.23%) Android
2 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 77 (47.24%) BDD
3 47 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (15.95%) QA Automation
5 25 (15.34%) Test Scripting
6 22 (13.50%) Scrum
6 22 (13.50%) TDD
7 21 (12.88%) API Testing
8 19 (11.66%) DevOps
9 15 (9.20%) Configuration Management
10 14 (8.59%) Software Testing
11 13 (7.98%) Performance Testing
11 13 (7.98%) SDET
11 13 (7.98%) Test Strategy
12 11 (6.75%) Functional Testing
12 11 (6.75%) Load Testing
13 9 (5.52%) Kanban
13 9 (5.52%) Scenario Testing
14 8 (4.91%) Manual Testing
14 8 (4.91%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (36.20%) C#
2 34 (20.86%) Java
3 32 (19.63%) Python
4 31 (19.02%) SQL
5 23 (14.11%) JavaScript
6 21 (12.88%) TypeScript
7 7 (4.29%) PHP
8 5 (3.07%) Ruby
9 4 (2.45%) Perl
9 4 (2.45%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.84%) Scala
11 2 (1.23%) C++
11 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.61%) C
12 1 (0.61%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.61%) Java 8
12 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (19.02%) ISTQB
2 11 (6.75%) ISEB
3 4 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.84%) Degree
5 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (48.47%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (1.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (3.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.07%) Oracle
3 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.61%) HP
4 1 (0.61%) Micro Focus
4 1 (0.61%) Splunk