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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 56 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.88% 0.72% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.87% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 7
Average salary £28,750 £22,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £26,100 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
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
346 461 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 75.88% 82.62% 72.76%
Number of salaries quoted 280 423 424
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 24 October 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 4 £28,750 +25.00%
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) Bugzilla
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Games
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 2 (22.22%) Sass
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) JSP
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Apache
5 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) Java

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Bugzilla
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) Maven
3 2 (22.22%) Ant
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) QA Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior QA Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Administrator
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
5 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) JSP
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) JSON
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
1 2 (22.22%) Google Maps API
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
1 2 (22.22%) Sass
1 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Google