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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 35 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.53% 2.42% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.80% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 11
Median salary £28,875 £26,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.96% +3.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £39,400 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
209 286 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 88.19% 86.40% 85.62%
Number of salaries quoted 159 244 198
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 5 December 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 7 (58.33%) QA
2 6 (50.00%) ISEB
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Selenium
4 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) PHP
5 3 (25.00%) JMeter
5 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (25.00%) SaaS
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) TestRail
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 1 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (8.33%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) .NET
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) Python

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) JMeter
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) TestRail
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Games
1 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) QA Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Software QA Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Software Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Junior
5 2 (16.67%) Junior Tester
5 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) QA Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (16.67%) Software Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (8.33%) QA Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
5 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) System Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft