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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 40 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.51% 1.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 1.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
Average salary £23,000 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
233 285 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 83.51% 86.10% 70.62%
Number of salaries quoted 176 260 229
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 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 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) V-Model
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) DSDM
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) JMeter
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) LoadUI
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 1 (12.50%) LoadUI
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Software Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) DSDM
3 2 (25.00%) V-Model
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
Ipswich
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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