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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 41 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 26 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.73% 1.38% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 1.66% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 12
Median salary £33,750 £35,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £24,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Software Testing
East of England

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
482 542 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 87.64% 83.13% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 451 491 363
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram 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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Ipswich +33 20 £35,000 - 1
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £31,500 -
Stowmarket +1 1 £29,000 +13.72% 1
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 35 (76.09%) QA
2 27 (58.70%) ISEB
3 19 (41.30%) SQL
4 18 (39.13%) Selenium
5 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (30.43%) Java
6 14 (30.43%) Regression Testing
6 14 (30.43%) SDLC
7 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
7 13 (28.26%) Manual Testing
7 13 (28.26%) Android
8 12 (26.09%) Test Scripting
8 12 (26.09%) Perl
8 12 (26.09%) Python
8 12 (26.09%) Apple iOS
9 11 (23.91%) ISTQB
10 10 (21.74%) Automated Testing
10 10 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (17.39%) Automation Testing
11 8 (17.39%) System Testing
11 8 (17.39%) Benchmarking
11 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
12 7 (15.22%) HTML
12 7 (15.22%) Degree
12 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
12 7 (15.22%) Functional Testing
13 6 (13.04%) Calabash
13 6 (13.04%) SoapUI
13 6 (13.04%) Cucumber

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:

Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Selenium
2 6 (13.04%) Calabash
2 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
2 6 (13.04%) JUnit
2 6 (13.04%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.52%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) JMeter
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
1 6 (13.04%) Games
2 1 (2.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Tester
2 25 (54.35%) Software Tester
3 22 (47.83%) Analyst
4 21 (45.65%) QA Tester
5 19 (41.30%) QA Analyst
6 18 (39.13%) Software QA Tester
7 12 (26.09%) Software Analyst
8 7 (15.22%) QA Engineer
9 5 (10.87%) QA Leader
9 5 (10.87%) Test Leader
10 4 (8.70%) Graduate
10 4 (8.70%) Quality Analyst
10 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
11 3 (6.52%) Graduate Tester
11 3 (6.52%) QA Test Analyst
11 3 (6.52%) Software QA Engineer
11 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
12 2 (4.35%) Agile Tester
12 2 (4.35%) QA Automation Analyst
12 2 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) HTML
2 6 (13.04%) DHTML
2 6 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Online Games
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Android
2 12 (26.09%) Apple iOS
3 6 (13.04%) Windows
4 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) Regression Testing
2 14 (30.43%) SDLC
3 13 (28.26%) Manual Testing
4 12 (26.09%) Test Scripting
5 10 (21.74%) Automated Testing
5 10 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Automation Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Benchmarking
6 8 (17.39%) System Testing
7 7 (15.22%) Functional Testing
7 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.04%) BDD
8 6 (13.04%) Web Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Compatibility Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.70%) Test Management
10 2 (4.35%) V-Model
10 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.17%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 14 (30.43%) Java
3 12 (26.09%) Perl
3 12 (26.09%) Python
4 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.04%) C#
6 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (58.70%) ISEB
2 11 (23.91%) ISTQB
3 10 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (15.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (76.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
Ipswich, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k-23k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stowmarket
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago