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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 48 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 10 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.67% 1.07% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 1.26% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 4
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -24.13%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
332 398 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 88.77% 84.86% 82.71%
Number of salaries quoted 305 345 207
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 12 (92.31%) ISEB
2 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
2 9 (69.23%) Automation Testing
3 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) SDLC
4 7 (53.85%) Web Testing
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
6 5 (38.46%) QA
7 4 (30.77%) Selenium
7 4 (30.77%) JIRA
7 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) Test Management
7 4 (30.77%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Finance
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) Java
9 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
9 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (15.38%) Degree
9 2 (15.38%) System Testing
9 2 (15.38%) V-Model
9 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Hudson
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Tester
2 7 (53.85%) Software Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Graduate
4 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Graduate Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Graduate Software Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Junior
5 2 (15.38%) Junior Software Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Junior Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Online Games
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Automation Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) SDLC
3 7 (53.85%) Web Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Compatibility Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Test Management
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 2 (15.38%) System Testing
6 2 (15.38%) V-Model
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.69%) Android Development
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) ISEB
2 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
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