The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Suffolk > Ipswich
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 12 51
Rank change year-on-year -12 +39  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 15 42 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 6.98% 12.88% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.54% 14.63% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 16
Ipswich median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
10th Percentile £29,000 £22,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,050 £40,000 £45,000
Suffolk median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.47%  

Test Automation 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 199 287 413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 92.56% 88.04% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 905 1127 1352
Ipswich median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £23,775
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £62,500
Suffolk median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +12.50%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation 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 in Ipswich.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Ipswich

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Ipswich over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 (61.90%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) QA
2 12 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) .NET
6 6 (28.57%) C#
7 5 (23.81%) Release Management
7 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
7 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (23.81%) ISEB
7 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (19.05%) OO
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
8 4 (19.05%) QlikView
8 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
8 4 (19.05%) JIRA
8 4 (19.05%) Analytics
8 4 (19.05%) Issue Tracking
9 3 (14.29%) BigQuery
9 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (14.29%) Big Data
9 3 (14.29%) SOLID

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (14.29%) SaaS
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) 3GPP
1 1 (4.76%) Broadband
1 1 (4.76%) IPsec
1 1 (4.76%) IPv4
1 1 (4.76%) IPv6
1 1 (4.76%) Multicast
1 1 (4.76%) PPP
1 1 (4.76%) UPnP
1 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (19.05%) QlikView
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (14.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (14.29%) Big Data
3 3 (14.29%) BigQuery
3 3 (14.29%) Looker
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.52%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) Zephyr
4 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
1 11 (52.38%) Test Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Software Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Software Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Software Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Lead Tester
4 3 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Graduate Software Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) Ajax
3 2 (9.52%) CSS3
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) JSON
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.76%) Kendo UI
4 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.76%) LESS
4 1 (4.76%) RequireJS
4 1 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (9.52%) Xbox
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Release Management
2 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
2 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (19.05%) Issue Tracking
3 4 (19.05%) OO
3 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
4 3 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) ETL
4 3 (14.29%) ETL Development
4 3 (14.29%) OOP
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) SOLID
4 3 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Tableau
4 1 (4.76%) HP
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