The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 55 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.57% 2.52% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.91% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 8
Median salary £25,000 £26,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% -7.82%
UK excluding London median salary £37,076 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
339 446 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 88.74% 86.43% 81.29%
Number of salaries quoted 292 383 294
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Suffolk region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Suffolk

Software Testing
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woodbridge - 4 £25,000 -
Ipswich +11 2 £28,500 +8.57%
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 9 (56.25%) ISEB
1 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
2 8 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (31.25%) SDLC
4 4 (25.00%) Hudson
4 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Subversion
4 4 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (25.00%) TortoiseSVN
4 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Software Deployment
5 3 (18.75%) Load Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) QA
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) TestRail
6 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (25.00%) Hudson
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
1 4 (25.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) TestRail
General
1 1 (6.25%) Billing
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Tester
2 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Graduate
5 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 2 (12.50%) Graduate Applications Support
5 2 (12.50%) Graduate IT Support
5 2 (12.50%) IT Graduate
5 2 (12.50%) IT Support
5 2 (12.50%) Junior
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
2 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Load Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) ISEB
2 8 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
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