Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 19 48
Rank change year-on-year -7 +29 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 60 111 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 8.65% 9.68% 4.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.85% 11.19% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 59 91 59
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +4.48% -10.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £25,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £44,500 £47,500 £45,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +16.25% -5.88% +3.66%

Test Automation 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 609 992 1043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 87.75% 86.49% 86.20%
Number of salaries quoted 557 907 910
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% -8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,950
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Suffolk

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in Suffolk.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Suffolk

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Suffolk over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Suffolk

Test Automation
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury St Edmunds +9 23 £41,000 -8.89% 1
Ipswich -16 21 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Stowmarket -4 5 £23,500 -6.00%
Lowestoft +4 1 £37,500 -
Test Automation
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 39 (65.00%) SQL
2 35 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
4 27 (45.00%) QA
5 23 (38.33%) .NET
5 23 (38.33%) C#
6 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
8 18 (30.00%) ISEB
8 18 (30.00%) Test Strategy
9 17 (28.33%) AngularJS
9 17 (28.33%) HTML
9 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET
9 17 (28.33%) CSS
9 17 (28.33%) .NET Framework
9 17 (28.33%) TDD
10 16 (26.67%) MVVM
11 15 (25.00%) jQuery
12 14 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (23.33%) Entity Framework
12 14 (23.33%) KnockoutJS
12 14 (23.33%) Oracle
12 14 (23.33%) MVC
13 13 (21.67%) Visual Studio
13 13 (21.67%) Windows
13 13 (21.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (21.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (21.67%) Razor View Engine
13 13 (21.67%) LINQ

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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 3 (5.00%) CMS
1 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (5.00%) SaaS
3 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) Intranet
2 1 (1.67%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.67%) Broadband
2 1 (1.67%) IPsec
2 1 (1.67%) IPv4
2 1 (1.67%) IPv6
2 1 (1.67%) Multicast
2 1 (1.67%) PPP
2 1 (1.67%) UPnP
2 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (21.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.67%) Big Data
5 4 (6.67%) QlikView
6 3 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (5.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (5.00%) BigQuery
6 3 (5.00%) Looker
6 3 (5.00%) MySQL
7 1 (1.67%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (21.67%) Visual Studio
3 7 (11.67%) NuGet
4 4 (6.67%) JIRA
5 3 (5.00%) HP UFT
5 3 (5.00%) Selenium
5 3 (5.00%) Subversion
6 2 (3.33%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.33%) PHPUnit
6 2 (3.33%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Analyst
1 27 (45.00%) Test Analyst
2 26 (43.33%) Developer
3 13 (21.67%) .NET Developer
3 13 (21.67%) QA Analyst
3 13 (21.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 11 (18.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (18.33%) C# Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Senior Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Senior Systems Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Systems Developer
5 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (16.67%) Test Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (13.33%) QA Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) QA Test Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Graduate Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Software Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.33%) .NET
2 17 (28.33%) .NET Framework
2 17 (28.33%) AngularJS
2 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET
2 17 (28.33%) CSS
2 17 (28.33%) HTML
3 15 (25.00%) jQuery
4 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (23.33%) Entity Framework
4 14 (23.33%) KnockoutJS
5 13 (21.67%) LINQ
5 13 (21.67%) Razor View Engine
5 13 (21.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (5.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 3 (5.00%) Reactive Extensions
6 3 (5.00%) Silverlight
6 3 (5.00%) WCF
6 3 (5.00%) WPF
7 2 (3.33%) Ext JS
8 1 (1.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.67%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.33%) Life Science
5 2 (3.33%) Xbox
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) PKI
6 1 (1.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Android
2 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 17 (28.33%) TDD
4 16 (26.67%) MVVM
5 14 (23.33%) MVC
6 12 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 11 (18.33%) SDLC
7 11 (18.33%) SOLID
8 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 10 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 9 (15.00%) Regression Testing
10 8 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (13.33%) Test Management
10 8 (13.33%) Web Development
11 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (11.67%) DevOps
11 7 (11.67%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (11.67%) Release Management
12 6 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) SQL
2 23 (38.33%) C#
3 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.33%) Java
6 2 (3.33%) PHP
6 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) ISEB
2 12 (20.00%) Degree
3 10 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (45.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.33%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) Tableau
4 2 (3.33%) HP
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £32k - 36k per year + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 21 days ago
Ipswich
greywood
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago