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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 41 63
Rank change year-on-year +15 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.82% 3.89% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 4.35% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 2
Median salary £42,250 £45,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.11% +63.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.55%  

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 147 345 397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 89.09% 89.38% 87.44%
Number of salaries quoted 132 313 344
Median salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 4 (80.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Multicast
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (20.00%) PKI
4 1 (20.00%) UPnP
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (20.00%) Broadband
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) IPv4
1 1 (20.00%) IPv6
1 1 (20.00%) Multicast
1 1 (20.00%) PPP
1 1 (20.00%) UPnP
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IP Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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