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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 55 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.55% - 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% - 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 5
Median salary £25,000 - £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
344 458 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 88.66% 86.74% 80.60%
Number of salaries quoted 297 392 301
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 23 January 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
Ipswich - 4 £25,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £35,000 -
Stowmarket - 1 £25,000 -
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 13 (92.86%) ISEB
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) QA
3 11 (78.57%) Oracle
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (71.43%) Automation Testing
4 10 (71.43%) Asset Management
5 9 (64.29%) Client/Server
6 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (7.14%) .NET
7 1 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (7.14%) Java
7 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Selenium
7 1 (7.14%) WPF
7 1 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.14%) System Testing
7 1 (7.14%) iPad
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Xbox
7 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) QA Automation

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
1 13 (92.86%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) QA Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) QA Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Software Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Software QA Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Software Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 2 (14.29%) QA Automation Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) WPF
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (64.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Asset Management
1 10 (71.43%) Automation Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) QA Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) System Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft