Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 42 74
Rank change year-on-year -12 +32 -12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.32% 4.32% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 4.94% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 2
Ipswich median annual salary £37,500 £30,750 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.95% -22.15% +71.74%
10th Percentile £29,750 £22,575 £36,600
90th Percentile £47,000 £40,000 £42,400
Suffolk median annual salary £32,500 £30,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.56% -21.79% +62.50%

Manual 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 339 486 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 89.68% 87.41% 87.87%
Number of salaries quoted 321 409 513
Ipswich median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £23,150 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Ipswich

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Ipswich

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Ipswich over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Acquisition
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning

Manual 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Acquisition
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA