Automation Test Analyst Jobs

Test Automation Analyst
UK

The median Test Automation Analyst salary in the UK is £54,250 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 22 February 2024.

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

6 months to
22 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 800 913 859
Rank change year-on-year +113 -54 -217
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 16 93 273
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.084% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.089% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 88 70
10th Percentile £44,225 £40,125 £40,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.50% +11.11% -10.00%
75th Percentile £58,250 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 74,136 104,699 132,906
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 94.37% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55,857 66,167 83,953
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,280 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 22 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Automation Test Analyst in the UK

Automation Test Analyst
Top 8 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 22 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +132 16 £54,250 +8.50% 5
UK excluding London +68 9 £52,500 +5.00% 4
London +164 7 £60,000 +20.00% 1
South East +59 6 £54,250 -1.36% 3
Work from Home +72 4 £46,750 -6.50% 4
South West +17 2 £46,750 +5.06%
Yorkshire +105 1 £70,576 +66.06%
North of England +95 1 £70,576 +66.06%

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 22 February 2024, Automation Test Analyst job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (68.75%) Agile
3 10 (62.50%) JIRA
4 8 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 8 (50.00%) DevOps
4 8 (50.00%) Defect Management
5 7 (43.75%) Selenium
5 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
6 6 (37.50%) Scrum
6 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 6 (37.50%) C#
6 6 (37.50%) Java
6 6 (37.50%) Python
6 6 (37.50%) Confluence
6 6 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (37.50%) Git
6 6 (37.50%) Postman
7 5 (31.25%) REST Assured
7 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
7 5 (31.25%) BDD
7 5 (31.25%) Test Management
7 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
7 5 (31.25%) eggPlant
7 5 (31.25%) Gherkin
7 5 (31.25%) The Grinder
7 5 (31.25%) BlazeMeter
7 5 (31.25%) GitLab
7 5 (31.25%) XML
7 5 (31.25%) JUnit

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) Confluence
2 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) BlazeMeter
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (25.00%) AWS CodeCommit
3 1 (6.25%) AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) AMQP
2 3 (18.75%) PuTTY
2 3 (18.75%) WinSCP
3 1 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) JIRA
2 8 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 7 (43.75%) Selenium
4 6 (37.50%) Git
4 6 (37.50%) Postman
5 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
5 5 (31.25%) eggPlant
5 5 (31.25%) GitLab
5 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
5 5 (31.25%) JMeter
5 5 (31.25%) JUnit
5 5 (31.25%) REST Assured
5 5 (31.25%) The Grinder
6 4 (25.00%) ClearCase
6 4 (25.00%) Maven
6 4 (25.00%) Mockito
7 3 (18.75%) Ant
7 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
7 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (18.75%) TestNG
General
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 2 (12.50%) Social Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Gherkin
1 5 (31.25%) JSON
1 5 (31.25%) Middleware
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) Flask
2 4 (25.00%) LDAP
2 4 (25.00%) OpenAPI
2 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (25.00%) Swagger
2 4 (25.00%) WireMock
3 3 (18.75%) Playwright
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Core
4 1 (6.25%) Express.js
4 1 (6.25%) Kafka
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) React
4 1 (6.25%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (68.75%) Agile
3 8 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 8 (50.00%) DevOps
4 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
5 6 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 5 (31.25%) BDD
6 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Test Management
7 4 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) Digital Engineering
7 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (25.00%) SDLC
7 4 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (18.75%) Project Delivery
8 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
1 6 (37.50%) Java
1 6 (37.50%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) C
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Groovy
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) Tcl
4 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
4 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Accessibility
2 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) MKS
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Salesforce
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft