The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 46 67 40
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -27
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.29% 0.21% 4.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.25% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 13
Median salary £33,000 £22,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -43.75%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,200
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Test Strategy
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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
308 394 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 88.00% 82.60% 84.25%
Number of salaries quoted 288 353 192
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Ipswich region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Ipswich

Test Strategy
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Test Strategy
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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB