Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Functional Testing over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 59 62
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 3 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 0.90% 0.23% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.25% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 13
Ipswich median annual salary £32,500 £29,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.17% -13.24% -
10th Percentile £30,050 £27,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £31,750 £36,200
Suffolk median annual salary £32,000 £25,250 £34,000
% change year-on-year +26.73% -25.74% -9.33%

Functional Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 289 393 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 86.79% 89.32% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 256 317 554
Ipswich median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,150 £60,700
Suffolk median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Ipswich

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Ipswich.

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Functional 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) PMO
3 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) PMO