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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 37 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.56% 2.06% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 2.48% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 5
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Software Testing
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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
286 363 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 84.87% 83.07% 81.90%
Number of salaries quoted 267 314 169
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 25 July 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 23 (65.71%) ISEB
3 16 (45.71%) Selenium
4 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (37.14%) Java
6 12 (34.29%) SQL
6 12 (34.29%) Regression Testing
7 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
8 9 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
8 9 (25.71%) System Testing
9 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
9 8 (22.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (20.00%) Automation Testing
10 7 (20.00%) Apple iOS
10 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 7 (20.00%) Android
10 7 (20.00%) Games
10 7 (20.00%) Python
10 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 7 (20.00%) C#
11 6 (17.14%) Perl
11 6 (17.14%) PHP
11 6 (17.14%) JUnit
11 6 (17.14%) Windows
11 6 (17.14%) Web Testing
11 6 (17.14%) Online Games
11 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
11 6 (17.14%) Finance

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 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Selenium
2 6 (17.14%) Calabash
2 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
2 6 (17.14%) JUnit
2 6 (17.14%) SoapUI
3 4 (11.43%) JMeter
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) TestRail
General
1 7 (20.00%) Games
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) French Language
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Tester
2 20 (57.14%) Software Tester
3 17 (48.57%) QA Tester
4 14 (40.00%) Software QA Tester
5 13 (37.14%) Analyst
6 12 (34.29%) QA Analyst
7 9 (25.71%) Software Analyst
8 8 (22.86%) QA Engineer
9 4 (11.43%) QA Leader
9 4 (11.43%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (11.43%) Test Leader
10 3 (8.57%) Graduate
10 3 (8.57%) QA Software Engineer
10 3 (8.57%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
10 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
11 2 (5.71%) Junior
11 2 (5.71%) Junior Tester
11 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
11 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) HTML5
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Online Games
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Android
1 7 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Regression Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
4 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
4 9 (25.71%) System Testing
4 9 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
6 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 6 (17.14%) BDD
7 6 (17.14%) SDLC
7 6 (17.14%) Web Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Test Management
9 3 (8.57%) Benchmarking
9 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.71%) V-Model
10 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.00%) Python
4 6 (17.14%) Perl
4 6 (17.14%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) ISEB
2 8 (22.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
4 4 (11.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (77.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle