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

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 39 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.28% 1.68% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 1.96% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Median salary £37,500 £27,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -34.93%
UK excluding London median salary £34,538 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.32% -
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
263 306 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 85.67% 85.71% 82.97%
Number of salaries quoted 237 264 166
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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
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 August 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 19 (70.37%) QA
2 15 (55.56%) ISEB
3 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) Selenium
4 9 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
7 6 (22.22%) System Testing
7 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Web Testing
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (22.22%) PHP
8 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
8 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (18.52%) SDLC
9 4 (14.81%) SaaS
9 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
9 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
9 4 (14.81%) C#
9 4 (14.81%) JMeter
9 4 (14.81%) Games
9 4 (14.81%) Python
9 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.81%) ISTQB

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 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) JMeter
3 3 (11.11%) Calabash
3 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.11%) JUnit
3 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (14.81%) Games
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Tester
2 17 (62.96%) Software Tester
3 13 (48.15%) QA Tester
4 11 (40.74%) Software QA Tester
5 9 (33.33%) Analyst
6 8 (29.63%) QA Analyst
7 6 (22.22%) QA Engineer
7 6 (22.22%) Software Analyst
8 4 (14.81%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (11.11%) Graduate
9 3 (11.11%) QA Leader
9 3 (11.11%) QA Software Engineer
9 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
9 3 (11.11%) Test Leader
10 2 (7.41%) Agile Tester
10 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (7.41%) Junior
10 2 (7.41%) Junior Tester
10 2 (7.41%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (11.11%) Online Games
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Android
1 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
3 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
4 6 (22.22%) System Testing
4 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Web Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
5 5 (18.52%) SDLC
6 4 (14.81%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Test Management
7 3 (11.11%) BDD
7 3 (11.11%) Benchmarking
7 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.41%) V-Model
8 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 6 (22.22%) PHP
4 4 (14.81%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) ISEB
2 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
3 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (70.37%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle