The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 46 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.78% 2.39% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.84% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 8
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Test Automation
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
288 352 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 85.46% 84.21% 82.13%
Number of salaries quoted 267 303 172
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Ipswich

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 13 (86.67%) QA
2 12 (80.00%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) Selenium
3 11 (73.33%) Software Testing
4 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (60.00%) C#
6 8 (53.33%) Windows
7 7 (46.67%) Python
7 7 (46.67%) ISEB
7 7 (46.67%) JUnit
7 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
7 7 (46.67%) Perl
7 7 (46.67%) Finance
7 7 (46.67%) Games
7 7 (46.67%) Android
7 7 (46.67%) Online Games
7 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
7 7 (46.67%) BDD
7 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
7 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
7 7 (46.67%) Calabash
8 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (33.33%) PHP
9 5 (33.33%) SQL
10 4 (26.67%) JMeter
10 4 (26.67%) SaaS
11 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 3 (20.00%) Scrum

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (26.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) Calabash
2 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
2 7 (46.67%) JUnit
2 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
3 4 (26.67%) JMeter
4 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
1 7 (46.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) QA Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) QA Tester
1 7 (46.67%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Software QA Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Software Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) QA Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) SOAP
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Online Games
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Android
2 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Software Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
5 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) Perl
3 7 (46.67%) Python
4 5 (33.33%) PHP
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
2 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (86.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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