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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 56 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.55% 1.77% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 2.14% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 18
Average salary £25,500 £45,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £39,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £45,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
344 468 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 75.94% 82.98% 71.87%
Number of salaries quoted 277 428 400
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -2 7 £25,500 -43.33% 1
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing.

1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) ISEB
3 7 (50.00%) QA
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Bugzilla
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) JIRA
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Selenium
6 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) Telerik
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 2 (14.29%) Content Management
7 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
7 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 2 (14.29%) Time Management
7 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
1 4 (28.57%) Bugzilla
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Software Tester
3 5 (35.71%) Tester
4 4 (28.57%) QA Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Software Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
6 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Content Management
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) V-Model
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Telerik
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
Ipswich
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago