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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 53 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.72% 0.43% 4.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.56% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 15
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
336 180 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 80.96% 78.26% 75.77%
Number of salaries quoted 289 158 220
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Automated Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (77.78%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (44.44%) MSBuild
4 4 (44.44%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (44.44%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) Ant
5 2 (22.22%) DHTML
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) MSBuild
2 4 (44.44%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (44.44%) Ant
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Release Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Build Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Build and Release Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Test Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) DHTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA