The median annual salary for a Automation Test Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation Analyst
UK
Rank 621 591 637
Rank change year-on-year -30 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 248 375 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.38% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 212 355 280
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  

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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
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 Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in the UK

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Automation Test Analyst in the UK

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Test Analyst in the UK

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 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 -6 236 £40,000 - 49
South East +57 60 £45,000 +20.00% 13
London +16 59 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Yorkshire -22 27 £32,500 -7.14% 6
South West +38 25 £36,250 +3.57% 5
East of England +32 25 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Surrey +31 22 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Hertfordshire +30 20 £36,250 +3.57%
North West -14 19 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Manchester -23 19 £34,000 -15.00% 2
North Yorkshire -5 13 £35,750 +2.14% 3
City of London +40 12 £65,000 +40.54% 7
Hampshire +25 11 £41,250 +10.00% 3
West Sussex +10 11 £31,500 -3.07% 2
Watford +6 11 £35,000 -30.00%
West Yorkshire -15 11 £28,250 -19.28% 3
Kent +33 10 £42,000 +46.08%
West Midlands +24 10 £36,500 -8.75% 2
Leeds -23 10 £32,500 -7.14% 3
East Midlands +13 9 £32,900 +19.63% 4
Bristol +3 8 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Reigate +31 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Birmingham +18 7 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Nottingham +17 7 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Nottinghamshire +13 7 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Somerset -4 7 £37,500 +33.92% 1
Harrogate -6 7 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Wiltshire - 7 £32,500 - 2
Crawley - 7 £31,500 - 1
Swindon - 7 £32,500 -

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Automation Test 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 340 (70.39%) Selenium
2 314 (65.01%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (36.44%) QA
4 167 (34.58%) Automation Testing
5 166 (34.37%) C#
6 165 (34.16%) Test Scripting
7 155 (32.09%) BDD
8 149 (30.85%) ISTQB
9 148 (30.64%) SQL
10 146 (30.23%) ISEB
11 145 (30.02%) Test Automation
12 141 (29.19%) Java
13 138 (28.57%) Automated Testing
14 137 (28.36%) Finance
15 131 (27.12%) Cucumber
16 130 (26.92%) WebDriver
17 117 (24.22%) JIRA
18 116 (24.02%) Scrum
19 114 (23.60%) TDD
20 101 (20.91%) Software Testing
21 94 (19.46%) Manual Testing
22 77 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
23 75 (15.53%) Regression Testing
24 74 (15.32%) HP UFT
25 70 (14.49%) Test Strategy
26 68 (14.08%) .NET
27 56 (11.59%) SoapUI
28 53 (10.97%) Jenkins
28 53 (10.97%) Python
29 52 (10.77%) Microsoft

Automation Test 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 27 (5.59%) Confluence
2 7 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 4 (0.83%) Apache
3 4 (0.83%) Documentum
4 1 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.21%) SSH
2 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.28%) MySQL
3 5 (1.04%) Big Data
3 5 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.62%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.21%) DB2
5 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 340 (70.39%) Selenium
2 131 (27.12%) Cucumber
3 130 (26.92%) WebDriver
4 117 (24.22%) JIRA
5 74 (15.32%) HP UFT
6 56 (11.59%) SoapUI
7 53 (10.97%) Jenkins
8 51 (10.56%) JMeter
8 51 (10.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 49 (10.14%) SpecFlow
10 37 (7.66%) Visual Studio
11 34 (7.04%) Git (software)
11 34 (7.04%) JUnit
12 23 (4.76%) Maven
13 19 (3.93%) NUnit
14 18 (3.73%) LoadRunner
15 14 (2.90%) Appium
16 12 (2.48%) TestNG
17 10 (2.07%) SilkPerformer
17 10 (2.07%) SilkTest
General
1 137 (28.36%) Finance
2 35 (7.25%) Banking
3 11 (2.28%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.07%) Marketing
5 9 (1.86%) Back Office
6 7 (1.45%) Retail
7 5 (1.04%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.83%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.62%) Electronics
9 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.41%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (14.08%) .NET
2 42 (8.70%) Gherkin
3 29 (6.00%) Web Services
4 22 (4.55%) XML
5 19 (3.93%) RESTful
6 18 (3.73%) HTML
7 17 (3.52%) SOAP
8 15 (3.11%) REST
9 9 (1.86%) JSON
9 9 (1.86%) WPF
10 8 (1.66%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.45%) CSS
11 7 (1.45%) Hibernate
11 7 (1.45%) Spring
12 6 (1.24%) Behat
12 6 (1.24%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (1.04%) ASP.NET
13 5 (1.04%) YAML
14 4 (0.83%) JDBC
14 4 (0.83%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.52%) Mobile App
3 14 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.45%) iPad
6 7 (1.45%) NHS
7 6 (1.24%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.04%) User Experience
9 2 (0.41%) EPoS
10 1 (0.21%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.21%) Derivative
10 1 (0.21%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.21%) Fintech
10 1 (0.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.21%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.21%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Social Media
10 1 (0.21%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.49%) Linux
2 32 (6.63%) Unix
3 29 (6.00%) Windows
4 15 (3.11%) Android
4 15 (3.11%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.66%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (65.01%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (34.58%) Automation Testing
3 165 (34.16%) Test Scripting
4 155 (32.09%) BDD
5 145 (30.02%) Test Automation
6 138 (28.57%) Automated Testing
7 116 (24.02%) Scrum
8 114 (23.60%) TDD
9 101 (20.91%) Software Testing
10 94 (19.46%) Manual Testing
11 77 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
12 75 (15.53%) Regression Testing
13 70 (14.49%) Test Strategy
14 52 (10.77%) Functional Testing
14 52 (10.77%) SDLC
15 43 (8.90%) Non-Functional Testing
16 42 (8.70%) Integration Testing
17 41 (8.49%) Performance Testing
18 38 (7.87%) System Integration Testing
19 37 (7.66%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 166 (34.37%) C#
2 148 (30.64%) SQL
3 141 (29.19%) Java
4 53 (10.97%) Python
5 31 (6.42%) JavaScript
6 28 (5.80%) Ruby
7 18 (3.73%) VB
8 16 (3.31%) Shell Script
9 15 (3.11%) VBScript
10 11 (2.28%) C++
10 11 (2.28%) PHP
11 8 (1.66%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.24%) Perl
13 5 (1.04%) Groovy
14 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.62%) Scala
15 2 (0.41%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.41%) C
15 2 (0.41%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 149 (30.85%) ISTQB
2 146 (30.23%) ISEB
3 45 (9.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (5.80%) Degree
5 6 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (1.24%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) HND
6 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (36.44%) QA
2 6 (1.24%) SDET
3 4 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.04%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.04%) Puppet
3 4 (0.83%) Ansible
3 4 (0.83%) Rancher
4 3 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) Grafana
5 1 (0.21%) StatsD
Vendors
1 52 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.80%) HP
3 21 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 16 (3.31%) Oracle
5 10 (2.07%) Borland
6 4 (0.83%) EMC
6 4 (0.83%) Pega
7 3 (0.62%) Progress
7 3 (0.62%) SAP
8 1 (0.21%) Facebook
8 1 (0.21%) Splunk
8 1 (0.21%) Sybase
8 1 (0.21%) Telerik
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Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Holidays, Pension, Bonus, Life Assurance and mor
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50K DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intec Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £47,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £32,500 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 6 days ago