Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 55 82
Rank change year-on-year +4 +27 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.99% 0.66% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 0.74% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Ipswich median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -58.62% +123.08%
10th Percentile £38,125 £27,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £55,750 £33,700 £73,750
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% -25.93% +2.53%

Test Strategy 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 305 408 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 86.89% 89.08% 89.14%
Number of salaries quoted 273 333 548
Ipswich median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,000 £23,425
90th Percentile £59,750 £60,250 £60,300
Suffolk median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% -

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Ipswich

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Ipswich

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Ipswich over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 5 (71.43%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Tableau
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Looker
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) QlikView
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

Test Strategy
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) Looker
1 2 (28.57%) QlikView
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) BigQuery
2 1 (14.29%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) BPMN
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) GDPR
2 1 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft