The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 42 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.43% 4.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 6.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 0
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
176 240 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 75.54% 74.07% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 155 213 251
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,800 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
Suffolk

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) QA
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) ISEB
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) Bugzilla
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 1 (9.09%) Finance
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) HND
7 1 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) Bugzilla
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) QA Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Tester
4 3 (27.27%) Software Tester
5 2 (18.18%) Lead Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Online Games
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) V-Model
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) HND
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle