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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 54 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.72% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
306 420 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 75.37% 75.27% 77.01%
Number of salaries quoted 264 388 491
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Test Automation
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 6 £40,000 -
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation.

1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 15 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (56.00%) C#
3 14 (56.00%) Java
4 12 (48.00%) Automation Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (28.00%) ISEB
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle
6 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) QA
8 4 (16.00%) Selenium
8 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
9 3 (12.00%) HTML
9 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
10 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (8.00%) .NET
11 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
11 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (4.00%) MVC
11 1 (4.00%) Finance
11 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
11 1 (4.00%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (4.00%) Replication
11 1 (4.00%) WinForms
11 1 (4.00%) MS Office
11 1 (4.00%) SAP

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Automation Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Test Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) WinForms
3 1 (4.00%) WPF
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 12 (48.00%) Automation Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) MVC
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft