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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 50 52
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich - 2.34% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.59% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 5
Median salary - £32,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 131 386 343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 89.12% 90.40% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 118 345 275
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,250 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) TestRail

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 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB