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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank - 61 43
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich - 0.48% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.53% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Median salary - £26,000 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -0.95%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
186 376 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 92.08% 89.52% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 149 332 182
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 11 (73.33%) ISEB
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (60.00%) SDLC
3 8 (53.33%) Process Improvement
4 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) System Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) JIRA
6 2 (13.33%) TestRail
7 1 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (6.67%) C#
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing

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 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) TestRail
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
1 13 (86.67%) Test Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Manual Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Software Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Junior
4 2 (13.33%) Junior Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Software QA Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) SDLC
1 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (53.33%) Process Improvement
3 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle