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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 56 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.71% 2.04% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.37% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 2
Median salary £31,900 £33,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £28,500 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £36,050 £32,350
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
450 422 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 85.71% 86.30% 82.18%
Number of salaries quoted 412 358 293
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,950 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
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 31 August 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 +14 5 £31,200 -25.71%
Bury St Edmunds -17 2 £32,500 -2.98%
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) QA
3 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 14 (35.00%) ISEB
5 13 (32.50%) TDD
5 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
5 13 (32.50%) BDD
6 12 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (30.00%) Selenium
6 12 (30.00%) Data Modelling
6 12 (30.00%) CRM
6 12 (30.00%) Pair Programming
7 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
8 9 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (22.50%) Manual Testing
8 9 (22.50%) HP UFT
8 9 (22.50%) HP
8 9 (22.50%) Test Planning
9 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 7 (17.50%) SQL
10 7 (17.50%) SDLC
11 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 5 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
12 4 (10.00%) System Testing
12 4 (10.00%) Finance
12 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 3 (7.50%) C#
13 3 (7.50%) SQL Server

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:

Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Selenium
2 9 (22.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Analyst
1 21 (52.50%) Test Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) CRM Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Graduate
7 2 (5.00%) QA Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Software Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Unix
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) BDD
2 13 (32.50%) TDD
3 12 (30.00%) CRM
3 12 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 12 (30.00%) Pair Programming
4 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
5 9 (22.50%) Manual Testing
5 9 (22.50%) Test Planning
6 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (17.50%) SDLC
8 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.00%) System Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Compatibility Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Test Management
10 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
10 3 (7.50%) Web Testing
11 2 (5.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) C++
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) PHP
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) ISEB
2 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (45.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle