Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 55 82
Rank change year-on-year +20 +27 -29
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 21 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 5.63% 2.90% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.18% 3.31% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 9
Ipswich median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +40.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £29,525 £35,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,000 £48,000 £45,000
Suffolk median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +27.27% -31.25%

Test Strategy 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 340 635 778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 91.15% 87.59% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 319 582 675
Ipswich median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,775 £22,200
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +12.68% -8.97% -2.50%

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 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
2 12 (57.14%) QA
3 8 (38.10%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 5 (23.81%) Legal
6 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (23.81%) Release Management
6 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Analytics
6 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (19.05%) Big Data
7 4 (19.05%) Test Management
7 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (14.29%) QlikView
8 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (14.29%) ISEB
8 3 (14.29%) ETL
8 3 (14.29%) .NET
8 3 (14.29%) MySQL
8 3 (14.29%) SaaS

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 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (14.29%) SaaS
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.76%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) 3GPP
1 1 (4.76%) Broadband
1 1 (4.76%) IPsec
1 1 (4.76%) IPv4
1 1 (4.76%) IPv6
1 1 (4.76%) Multicast
1 1 (4.76%) PPP
1 1 (4.76%) UPnP
1 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (19.05%) Big Data
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (14.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (14.29%) BigQuery
4 3 (14.29%) Looker
4 3 (14.29%) MySQL
4 3 (14.29%) QlikView
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Software Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) Business Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) Tester
6 4 (19.05%) Lead Test Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) Lead Tester
6 4 (19.05%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) Software Tester
7 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (14.29%) Developer
7 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Test Manager
8 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
9 1 (4.76%) Data Business Analyst
9 1 (4.76%) IP Engineer
9 1 (4.76%) Software QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Analytics
4 5 (23.81%) Release Management
4 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Test Management
6 3 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) ETL
6 3 (14.29%) ETL Development
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (9.52%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (57.14%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Tableau
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Trillium
Ipswich, Suffolk
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