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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
195 254 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 77.38% 82.47% 74.04%
Number of salaries quoted 160 237 287
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (62.50%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
4 7 (43.75%) Automation Testing
5 6 (37.50%) QA
6 4 (25.00%) Content Management
6 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Time Management
6 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) Marketing
8 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Test Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) QA Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Web Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automated Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
2 7 (43.75%) Automation Testing
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) Content Management
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft