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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 32 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 22 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.91% 0.86% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 1.02% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 4
Median salary £35,000 £31,250 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software 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
330 392 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 88.71% 84.67% 82.52%
Number of salaries quoted 304 339 210
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median 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 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 27 (77.14%) QA
2 26 (74.29%) ISEB
3 16 (45.71%) Selenium
4 13 (37.14%) Android
5 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (34.29%) Apple iOS
5 12 (34.29%) Automation Testing
5 12 (34.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (31.43%) SQL
7 10 (28.57%) Automated Testing
7 10 (28.57%) SoapUI
7 10 (28.57%) BDD
8 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
8 9 (25.71%) Regression Testing
9 8 (22.86%) Java
9 8 (22.86%) Benchmarking
9 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
10 7 (20.00%) Degree
10 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
10 7 (20.00%) SDLC
11 6 (17.14%) Calabash
11 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
11 6 (17.14%) Finance
11 6 (17.14%) Games
11 6 (17.14%) JUnit
11 6 (17.14%) C#
11 6 (17.14%) Perl

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 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Selenium
2 10 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 6 (17.14%) Calabash
3 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
3 6 (17.14%) JUnit
4 3 (8.57%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) JMeter
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
1 6 (17.14%) Games
2 4 (11.43%) iGaming
3 1 (2.86%) French Language
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Tester
2 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 17 (48.57%) Software Tester
3 13 (37.14%) QA Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) QA Tester
4 10 (28.57%) Software Analyst
5 7 (20.00%) Software QA Tester
5 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) QA Leader
6 5 (14.29%) Test Leader
7 4 (11.43%) Graduate
7 4 (11.43%) Manual Test Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Manual Tester
7 4 (11.43%) QA Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Quality Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Graduate Tester
8 3 (8.57%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) QA Automation Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Online Games
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Android
2 12 (34.29%) Apple iOS
3 6 (17.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (34.29%) Automation Testing
2 10 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 10 (28.57%) BDD
3 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
3 9 (25.71%) Regression Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Benchmarking
5 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (20.00%) SDLC
5 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (17.14%) System Testing
6 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Web Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
7 4 (11.43%) Test Management
8 2 (5.71%) V-Model
8 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.86%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) C#
3 6 (17.14%) Perl
3 6 (17.14%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (74.29%) ISEB
2 12 (34.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
4 7 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (77.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Oho Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago