The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 62 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.66% 2.27% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 2.66% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 4
Average salary £26,000 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% -3.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Manual Testing
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
407 263 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 89.45% 85.39% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 358 209 191
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Ipswich

Manual Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Manual Testing 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 Manual Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 4 (66.67%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) ERP
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) Selenium
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Volume Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (16.67%) Android
6 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Android Development
6 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Manual Testing 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 Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (66.67%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA