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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 32 53 42
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.75% 3.34% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 3.71% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 9
Median salary £32,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £42,500 £30,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
148 404 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 86.55% 89.98% 88.38%
Number of salaries quoted 130 351 237
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 21 February 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 7 (77.78%) ISEB
2 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) TestRail
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) CCA
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) MCSD
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) MCSA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) Impala
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) TestRail
General
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Tester
3 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) QA Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Software Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software QA Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) DSDM
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) V-Model
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
2 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) CCA
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) MCSD
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cloudera
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 22 hours ago