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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 59 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.22% 1.98% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 2.50% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Test Strategy
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
370 280 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 82.59% 79.32% 78.33%
Number of salaries quoted 317 196 211
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,252 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Tcl

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Tcl