The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
Test Automation
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.43% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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%
Test Automation
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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 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 17 (80.95%) Test Scripting
3 16 (76.19%) C#
3 16 (76.19%) Java
4 11 (52.38%) Automation Testing
5 10 (47.62%) Test Strategy
6 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) QA
7 2 (9.52%) Selenium
7 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.52%) .NET
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) Windows
8 1 (4.76%) OO
8 1 (4.76%) CRM
8 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.76%) ISEB
8 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
8 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
8 1 (4.76%) MS Office
8 1 (4.76%) SAP
8 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.76%) PHP
8 1 (4.76%) HTML
8 1 (4.76%) MVC
8 1 (4.76%) Finance
8 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle CRM

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
1 8 (38.10%) Test Engineer
1 8 (38.10%) Automation Engineer
1 8 (38.10%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) WinForms
2 1 (4.76%) WPF
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Test Scripting
2 11 (52.38%) Automation Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Test Strategy
4 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards