The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 22 42 46
Rank change year-on-year +20 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.94% 3.92% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 4.34% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 6
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 119 392 335
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 87.50% 90.32% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 105 348 265
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing 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 in Ipswich.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Ipswich

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Ipswich over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Ipswich

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
3 10 (76.92%) Degree
4 9 (69.23%) jQuery
4 9 (69.23%) HTML5
4 9 (69.23%) CSS3
5 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
6 7 (53.85%) Web Design
6 7 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (53.85%) Data Protection
6 7 (53.85%) JSON
6 7 (53.85%) Ajax
6 7 (53.85%) TypeScript
6 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (46.15%) Sass
7 6 (46.15%) LESS
7 6 (46.15%) PHP
8 5 (38.46%) SignalR
8 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
8 5 (38.46%) Front End Development
8 5 (38.46%) Handlebars
9 4 (30.77%) SOLID
9 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
9 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
9 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
9 4 (30.77%) Mercurial
9 4 (30.77%) SaaS

Automated Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) Mercurial
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
3 9 (69.23%) CSS3
3 9 (69.23%) HTML5
3 9 (69.23%) jQuery
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
5 7 (53.85%) Ajax
5 7 (53.85%) JSON
6 6 (46.15%) LESS
6 6 (46.15%) Sass
7 5 (38.46%) Handlebars
7 5 (38.46%) SignalR
8 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
8 2 (15.38%) Kendo UI
8 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (15.38%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (53.85%) Data Protection
1 7 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
1 7 (53.85%) Web Design
2 5 (38.46%) Front End Development
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) B2B
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) SOLID
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) OOP
5 2 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (15.38%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) TypeScript
3 6 (46.15%) PHP
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
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