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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 46 39 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.36% 4.53% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 5.26% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 1
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +80.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
233 285 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 83.51% 86.10% 70.62%
Number of salaries quoted 176 260 229
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Tcl
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Finance

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Tcl
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago