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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 40 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.67% 0.91% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.05% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 8
Median salary £24,250 £39,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.60% +64.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £39,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £39,900 £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
211 286 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 88.28% 86.40% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 161 244 195
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 16 (76.19%) ISEB
2 11 (52.38%) Automation Testing
3 9 (42.86%) SDLC
3 9 (42.86%) QA
3 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 9 (42.86%) Finance
4 8 (38.10%) Process Improvement
5 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 6 (28.57%) Games
6 6 (28.57%) C#
7 5 (23.81%) Online Games
7 5 (23.81%) Java
8 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) System Testing
9 3 (14.29%) SQL
9 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (9.52%) TestRail
10 2 (9.52%) JIRA
10 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
11 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
11 1 (4.76%) Selenium
11 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (4.76%) Oracle
11 1 (4.76%) Python
11 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
11 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
11 1 (4.76%) Exploratory Testing
11 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy

Manual 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) TestRail
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Analyst
1 18 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 13 (61.90%) Manual Test Analyst
3 9 (42.86%) Software Analyst
3 9 (42.86%) Software Test Analyst
3 9 (42.86%) Tester
4 7 (33.33%) Software Tester
5 6 (28.57%) QA Analyst
5 6 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
5 6 (28.57%) QA Tester
5 6 (28.57%) Software QA Tester
6 5 (23.81%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (23.81%) Automation Tester
6 5 (23.81%) Manual Tester
6 5 (23.81%) QA Automation Analyst
6 5 (23.81%) QA Automation Tester
6 5 (23.81%) QA Manual Tester
7 2 (9.52%) Junior
7 2 (9.52%) Junior Tester
8 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Online Games
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Automation Testing
2 9 (42.86%) SDLC
2 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 8 (38.10%) Process Improvement
4 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) System Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) ISEB
2 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle