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 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 38 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.26% 3.12% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 3.61% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 5
Median salary £27,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
263 305 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 85.67% 86.40% 82.97%
Number of salaries quoted 237 262 167
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 August 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (81.25%) QA
2 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 9 (56.25%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) ISEB
5 6 (37.50%) C#
5 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
6 5 (31.25%) PHP
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Games
7 4 (25.00%) JMeter
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) Perl
7 4 (25.00%) Python
7 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
7 4 (25.00%) JUnit
7 4 (25.00%) Calabash
7 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
7 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 4 (25.00%) BDD
7 4 (25.00%) SaaS
7 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (25.00%) Android
7 4 (25.00%) Online Games
7 4 (25.00%) Asset Management

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 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) Calabash
2 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (25.00%) JMeter
2 4 (25.00%) JUnit
2 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Tester
2 6 (37.50%) QA Tester
3 5 (31.25%) QA Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Software QA Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Software Tester
5 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) QA Software Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Developer
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (25.00%) Online Games
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Android
2 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) High Availability
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) PHP
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Perl
5 4 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (81.25%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft