The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 66 58 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 14 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.34% 1.75% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 2.29% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 22
Average salary £33,500 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.81% -35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
479 481 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 79.97% 76.47% 74.88%
Number of salaries quoted 360 443 458
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Suffolk

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -7 11 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £33,500 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 15 (46.88%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 12 (37.50%) CSS
3 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
5 10 (31.25%) Oracle
5 10 (31.25%) QA
6 9 (28.13%) Oracle OLAP
6 9 (28.13%) WCF
6 9 (28.13%) LINQ
6 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (28.13%) NHibernate
6 9 (28.13%) Degree
6 9 (28.13%) jQuery
6 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (28.13%) OLAP
6 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (28.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (28.13%) XML
6 9 (28.13%) NUnit
7 8 (25.00%) Java
8 7 (21.88%) Selenium
8 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) OLAP
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle OLAP
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 9 (28.13%) NUnit
1 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (21.88%) Selenium
3 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
4 4 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (9.38%) Bugzilla
5 3 (9.38%) JIRA
5 3 (9.38%) Sahi
5 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Tester
2 11 (34.38%) Software Tester
3 9 (28.13%) Software Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) QA Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (15.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
6 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
6 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.50%) QA Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.13%) QA Test Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
9 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 12 (37.50%) CSS
3 9 (28.13%) XML
3 9 (28.13%) NHibernate
3 9 (28.13%) WCF
3 9 (28.13%) LINQ
3 9 (28.13%) jQuery
4 5 (15.63%) Web Services
5 4 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (3.13%) J2EE
6 1 (3.13%) JSP
6 1 (3.13%) Servlets
6 1 (3.13%) Grails
6 1 (3.13%) Java EE
6 1 (3.13%) JSTL
6 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.13%) Online Games
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
3 6 (18.75%) MVC
4 5 (15.63%) Migration
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.38%) Change Control
6 3 (9.38%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.25%) Test Management
7 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Security Testing
8 1 (3.13%) V-Model
8 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) C#
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) Perl
4 3 (9.38%) VB
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) ISEB
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
Ipswich
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