The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 33 39 53
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.11% 5.12% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 5.88% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 8
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 238 527 460
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 82.35% 87.11% 83.03%
Number of salaries quoted 209 459 370
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing 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 in Suffolk.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Suffolk

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Suffolk over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing 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 23 March 2017. 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 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
Bury St Edmunds -5 5 £40,000 -
Ipswich +22 4 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 13 (61.90%) CSS
4 11 (52.38%) HTML
5 10 (47.62%) C#
5 10 (47.62%) SQL
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 10 (47.62%) Degree
6 9 (42.86%) jQuery
6 9 (42.86%) HTML5
6 9 (42.86%) CSS3
7 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
7 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
7 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (38.10%) PHP
7 8 (38.10%) Windows
7 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
8 7 (33.33%) JSON
8 7 (33.33%) Ajax
8 7 (33.33%) Web Design
8 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (33.33%) Data Protection
8 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (33.33%) TypeScript
8 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (28.57%) Sass
9 6 (28.57%) LESS
9 6 (28.57%) Reactive Extensions

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 1 (4.76%) CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (28.57%) Mercurial
3 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) PHPUnit
4 2 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
3 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Team Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Development Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) CSS
3 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 9 (42.86%) CSS3
4 9 (42.86%) HTML5
4 9 (42.86%) jQuery
5 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
5 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
5 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
6 7 (33.33%) Ajax
6 7 (33.33%) JSON
7 6 (28.57%) LESS
7 6 (28.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 6 (28.57%) Reactive Extensions
7 6 (28.57%) Sass
7 6 (28.57%) WCF
8 5 (23.81%) Handlebars
8 5 (23.81%) SignalR
9 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
9 2 (9.52%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 7 (33.33%) Web Design
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) BDD
2 6 (28.57%) CRM
2 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 6 (28.57%) MVVM
2 6 (28.57%) Pair Programming
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
2 6 (28.57%) Workflow
3 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
4 4 (19.05%) B2B
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (19.05%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) SOLID
4 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (47.62%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) PHP
4 7 (33.33%) TypeScript
5 4 (19.05%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
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