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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 61 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.09% 2.15% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 2.63% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 10
Average salary £45,000 £31,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.73% +15.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
518 495 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 80.43% 81.95% 77.30%
Number of salaries quoted 449 373 486
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 -4 6 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 14 (60.87%) QA
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) Ant
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
3 8 (34.78%) MSBuild
3 8 (34.78%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (30.43%) JIRA
5 6 (26.09%) SoapUI
5 6 (26.09%) MS Office
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) Bugzilla
6 4 (17.39%) Internet
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
6 4 (17.39%) FxCop
6 4 (17.39%) StyleCop
6 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
6 4 (17.39%) Subversion
6 4 (17.39%) DevOps
6 4 (17.39%) SonarQube
6 4 (17.39%) NuGet
7 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.04%) Selenium
7 3 (13.04%) ISEB
8 2 (8.70%) X-Windows
8 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
8 2 (8.70%) Degree
8 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Ant
1 8 (34.78%) MSBuild
1 8 (34.78%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (30.43%) JIRA
3 6 (26.09%) SoapUI
3 6 (26.09%) Bugzilla
4 4 (17.39%) FxCop
4 4 (17.39%) StyleCop
4 4 (17.39%) Subversion
4 4 (17.39%) SonarQube
4 4 (17.39%) NuGet
5 3 (13.04%) Selenium
6 1 (4.35%) Grunt
6 1 (4.35%) PHPUnit
6 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Test Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Build Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Release Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Build and Release Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Tester
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
3 2 (8.70%) Test Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Automated Tester
4 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) X-Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Sass
2 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) Symfony
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
2 2 (8.70%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (34.78%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (17.39%) DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) OOP
5 1 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Tcl
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.04%) ISEB
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (60.87%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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