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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 49 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.48% 2.17% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.56% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 11
Median salary £25,000 £28,250 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.50% +10.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,300 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
400 352 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 90.09% 84.82% 83.75%
Number of salaries quoted 324 288 315
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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
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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +6 6 £28,875 +8.96%
Woodbridge - 4 £25,000 -
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 10 (38.46%) ISEB
1 10 (38.46%) QA
1 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
3 7 (26.92%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Automation Testing
4 6 (23.08%) SDLC
5 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Java
6 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (15.38%) PHP
6 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
6 4 (15.38%) Subversion
6 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 4 (15.38%) TortoiseSVN
6 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Selenium
6 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
6 4 (15.38%) Hudson
6 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Software Deployment
6 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (11.54%) SaaS
7 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS

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 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
1 4 (15.38%) Hudson
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
1 4 (15.38%) TortoiseSVN
2 3 (11.54%) JMeter
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) TestRail
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Tester
2 12 (46.15%) Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) Test Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Software Tester
5 5 (19.23%) QA Tester
5 5 (19.23%) Software QA Tester
6 4 (15.38%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Graduate
7 3 (11.54%) QA Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) QA Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Software Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 2 (7.69%) Graduate Applications Support
8 2 (7.69%) Graduate IT Support
8 2 (7.69%) IT Support
8 2 (7.69%) Junior
8 2 (7.69%) QA Software Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 6 (23.08%) Automation Testing
2 6 (23.08%) SDLC
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
4 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
4 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Software Deployment
5 3 (11.54%) Load Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) PHP
4 3 (11.54%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) ISEB
2 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft