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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 39 70
Rank change year-on-year -2 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.36% 3.32% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 3.77% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 1
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
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 206 292 413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 93.21% 88.22% 84.98%
Number of salaries quoted 195 269 377
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 June 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 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Acquisition
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Software Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
3 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Acquisition
2 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle