The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 36 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.01% 2.84% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 3.17% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 7
Median salary £28,500 £26,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
183 379 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 91.96% 89.60% 88.04%
Number of salaries quoted 148 336 185
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.15%
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%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Ipswich region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Ipswich

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) TestRail
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Billing
5 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) DSDM
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery

Software 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 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) TestRail
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Junior
3 2 (28.57%) Junior Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) DSDM
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft