The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 54 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.53% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £27,500 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.16% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -21.29%
Benchmarking
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
333 398 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 88.80% 84.50% 83.19%
Number of salaries quoted 306 345 209
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Ipswich region.

Benchmarking Salary Trend in Ipswich

Benchmarking
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking.

1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Android
2 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 6 (85.71%) Functional Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) QA Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Quality Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) QA Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Android
1 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA