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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 35 57 39
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.99% 2.07% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 2.51% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 7
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
286 399 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 87.73% 82.44% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 263 363 174
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 29 June 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 26 (76.47%) QA
2 23 (67.65%) ISEB
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) Selenium
4 12 (35.29%) Regression Testing
4 12 (35.29%) SQL
5 11 (32.35%) Java
6 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (26.47%) System Testing
6 9 (26.47%) Android
6 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
6 9 (26.47%) Apple iOS
7 8 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
8 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
8 7 (20.59%) C#
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
9 6 (17.65%) JUnit
9 6 (17.65%) Windows
9 6 (17.65%) Perl
9 6 (17.65%) Finance
9 6 (17.65%) Games
9 6 (17.65%) Python
9 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
9 6 (17.65%) Degree
9 6 (17.65%) Web Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Online Games
9 6 (17.65%) SDLC
9 6 (17.65%) SoapUI

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 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Selenium
2 6 (17.65%) Calabash
2 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
2 6 (17.65%) JUnit
2 6 (17.65%) SoapUI
3 3 (8.82%) JMeter
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) TestRail
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
1 6 (17.65%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Tester
2 19 (55.88%) Software Tester
3 16 (47.06%) QA Tester
4 14 (41.18%) Analyst
5 13 (38.24%) QA Analyst
5 13 (38.24%) Software QA Tester
6 9 (26.47%) Software Analyst
7 7 (20.59%) QA Engineer
8 5 (14.71%) QA Leader
8 5 (14.71%) Test Leader
9 4 (11.76%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (8.82%) Graduate
10 3 (8.82%) QA Software Engineer
10 3 (8.82%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
10 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
11 2 (5.88%) Junior
11 2 (5.88%) Junior Tester
11 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
11 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Online Games
2 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Android
1 9 (26.47%) Apple iOS
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Regression Testing
3 9 (26.47%) System Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
3 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Automation Testing
6 6 (17.65%) BDD
6 6 (17.65%) Functional Testing
6 6 (17.65%) SDLC
6 6 (17.65%) Web Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Benchmarking
8 4 (11.76%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Test Management
9 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.88%) V-Model
10 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 11 (32.35%) Java
3 7 (20.59%) C#
4 6 (17.65%) Perl
4 6 (17.65%) Python
5 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.76%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) ISEB
2 8 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (17.65%) Degree
3 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (76.47%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle