The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 55 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.26% 2.95% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 3.73% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 8
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,300 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Automated Testing
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
387 268 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 81.47% 79.06% 76.74%
Number of salaries quoted 334 196 201
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
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 Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Ipswich region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Ipswich

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 11 (55.00%) QA
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) Ant
3 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (40.00%) MSBuild
3 8 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (25.00%) JIRA
4 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (25.00%) MS Office
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Bugzilla
5 4 (20.00%) NuGet
5 4 (20.00%) FxCop
5 4 (20.00%) StyleCop
5 4 (20.00%) Subversion
5 4 (20.00%) Selenium
5 4 (20.00%) SonarQube
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Internet
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) Python
7 2 (10.00%) Perl
7 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
8 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (5.00%) DHTML

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 5 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Ant
1 8 (40.00%) MSBuild
1 8 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 5 (25.00%) JIRA
3 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (20.00%) FxCop
3 4 (20.00%) StyleCop
3 4 (20.00%) Subversion
3 4 (20.00%) SonarQube
3 4 (20.00%) NuGet
4 1 (5.00%) Grunt
4 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (5.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Release Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Build Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Build and Release Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) X-Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Symfony
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) Sass
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.00%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) OOP
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Tcl
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
Ipswich
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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