The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank - 51 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich - 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -8.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
176 240 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 75.54% 74.07% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 155 213 251
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,800 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Manual Testing
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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 29 July 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) LoadUI
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft