The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 57 46 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.68% 1.65% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.93% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 3
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
400 362 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 90.09% 85.18% 83.90%
Number of salaries quoted 324 297 311
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Suffolk

Test Automation
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Ipswich +7 2 £31,250 -21.87%
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £35,000 -
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 14 (82.35%) QA
2 11 (64.71%) ISEB
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) Windows
4 9 (52.94%) Oracle
5 8 (47.06%) Asset Management
5 8 (47.06%) Automation Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (35.29%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) Client/Server
7 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Selenium
8 4 (23.53%) PHP
8 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 3 (17.65%) JMeter
9 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (17.65%) SaaS
10 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
10 2 (11.76%) C#
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
11 1 (5.88%) QA Automation
11 1 (5.88%) Python
11 1 (5.88%) .NET
11 1 (5.88%) HTML
11 1 (5.88%) Perl

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) JMeter
3 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.88%) Calabash
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
1 12 (70.59%) Test Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Tester
3 5 (29.41%) QA Tester
3 5 (29.41%) Software QA Tester
3 5 (29.41%) Software Tester
4 4 (23.53%) QA Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) QA Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) QA Automation Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) QA Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Software Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) WPF
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (35.29%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.88%) iPad
4 1 (5.88%) Online Games
4 1 (5.88%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Asset Management
1 8 (47.06%) Automation Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) QA Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (82.35%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft