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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 58 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 11 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.71% 1.07% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.32% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 18
Average salary £30,000 £31,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.51% -25.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
517 378 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 80.16% 80.94% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 464 314 464
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
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 6 July 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
Bury St Edmunds +11 5 £33,500 +1.51%
Ipswich -14 2 £25,000 -20.00% 1
Stowmarket - 1 £25,500 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 15 (62.50%) QA
2 12 (50.00%) SDLC
3 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (25.00%) MSBuild
5 6 (25.00%) Ant
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
6 5 (20.83%) Selenium
7 4 (16.67%) Replication
7 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 4 (16.67%) DevOps
8 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (12.50%) ISEB
8 3 (12.50%) Internet
8 3 (12.50%) Windows
8 3 (12.50%) Java
8 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.33%) JIRA

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Ant
1 6 (25.00%) MSBuild
1 6 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (20.83%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) FxCop
3 2 (8.33%) StyleCop
3 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (8.33%) Bugzilla
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) SonarQube
3 2 (8.33%) NuGet
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
2 12 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Release Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Build Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Build and Release Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) DHTML
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) X-Windows
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 4 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) SDLC
2 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (16.67%) DevOps
5 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (4.17%) Process Management
8 1 (4.17%) Change Management
8 1 (4.17%) System Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
8 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.50%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Hyland