The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 41 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 22 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.97% 1.81% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 2.18% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 4
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,500 £34,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Automated Testing
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
484 551 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 87.36% 82.98% 83.98%
Number of salaries quoted 453 500 331
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +32 13 £28,500 +14.00%
Bury St Edmunds -7 9 £45,000 +34.32%
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 44 (83.02%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (41.51%) QA
2 22 (41.51%) MS Excel
3 21 (39.62%) TDD
3 21 (39.62%) BDD
4 19 (35.85%) Selenium
5 18 (33.96%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (33.96%) Pair Programming
5 18 (33.96%) CRM
5 18 (33.96%) Data Modelling
5 18 (33.96%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
6 14 (26.42%) SQL
7 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
8 11 (20.75%) HP
8 11 (20.75%) ISEB
8 11 (20.75%) HP UFT
8 11 (20.75%) Test Planning
8 11 (20.75%) SDLC
8 11 (20.75%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (18.87%) Python
9 10 (18.87%) HTML
9 10 (18.87%) Java
9 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
9 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
10 9 (16.98%) XML
11 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
12 7 (13.21%) C#
12 7 (13.21%) Manual Testing
13 6 (11.32%) C++

Automated Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (41.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Selenium
2 11 (20.75%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Analyst
2 18 (33.96%) CRM Developer
2 18 (33.96%) Developer
2 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Developer
2 18 (33.96%) Test Analyst
3 11 (20.75%) Automation Test Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Software Tester
5 9 (16.98%) Tester
6 5 (9.43%) Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) QA Tester
7 4 (7.55%) Software QA Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Software Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) QA Leader
9 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) HTML
2 9 (16.98%) XML
3 5 (9.43%) EJB
3 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
3 5 (9.43%) J2EE
3 5 (9.43%) Spring
4 4 (7.55%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.43%) Cybercrime
2 5 (9.43%) iPhone
2 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Android
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
1 5 (9.43%) Windows Phone
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (83.02%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (39.62%) BDD
2 21 (39.62%) TDD
3 18 (33.96%) CRM
3 18 (33.96%) Data Modelling
3 18 (33.96%) Pair Programming
4 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
5 11 (20.75%) SDLC
5 11 (20.75%) Test Planning
6 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
7 7 (13.21%) Manual Testing
8 5 (9.43%) Android Development
8 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (9.43%) Functional Testing
8 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
8 5 (9.43%) iOS Development
8 5 (9.43%) Mobile Development
8 5 (9.43%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (9.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) Java
2 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.87%) Python
3 7 (13.21%) C#
4 6 (11.32%) C++
5 5 (9.43%) Objective-C
6 4 (7.55%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) C
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) ISEB
2 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (41.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) HP