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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 38 70 46
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -24
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.32% 0.21% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 0.25% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 2
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +19.65%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
291 399 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 87.92% 82.10% 83.20%
Number of salaries quoted 269 363 177
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 18 (90.00%) ISEB
2 14 (70.00%) QA
2 14 (70.00%) Automation Testing
3 13 (65.00%) ISTQB
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 9 (45.00%) C#
5 9 (45.00%) Java
6 8 (40.00%) Games
6 8 (40.00%) Online Games
6 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (35.00%) Web Testing
7 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
7 7 (35.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) SDLC
9 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) Test Management
9 4 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Selenium
10 3 (15.00%) Finance
10 3 (15.00%) System Testing
11 2 (10.00%) V-Model
11 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
11 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
11 2 (10.00%) ITIL

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:

Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) TestRail
General
1 8 (40.00%) Games
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Tester
2 15 (75.00%) Software Tester
3 11 (55.00%) Analyst
3 11 (55.00%) Test Analyst
4 9 (45.00%) Manual Tester
4 9 (45.00%) QA Tester
4 9 (45.00%) Software QA Tester
5 8 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 8 (40.00%) Automation Tester
5 8 (40.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 8 (40.00%) QA Analyst
5 8 (40.00%) QA Automation Analyst
5 8 (40.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 8 (40.00%) QA Manual Tester
5 8 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 8 (40.00%) Software Analyst
5 8 (40.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Graduate
6 2 (10.00%) Junior
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Online Games
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Automation Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Web Testing
5 6 (30.00%) SDLC
6 4 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Test Management
7 3 (15.00%) System Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (10.00%) V-Model
8 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.00%) Agile Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) ISEB
2 13 (65.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft