The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Ipswich region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 35 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 17 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.04% 1.44% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.11% 1.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 0
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
QA Tester
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
333 400 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.81% 95.69% 99.15%
Number of salaries quoted 308 362 205
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Ipswich region.

QA Tester Salary Trend in Ipswich

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (75.86%) ISEB
3 17 (58.62%) Software Testing
3 17 (58.62%) Java
4 15 (51.72%) Games
4 15 (51.72%) Online Games
5 13 (44.83%) C#
5 13 (44.83%) Automation Testing
6 11 (37.93%) Manual Testing
7 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
8 9 (31.03%) Regression Testing
8 9 (31.03%) System Testing
8 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (27.59%) Selenium
10 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
11 5 (17.24%) BDD
11 5 (17.24%) SoapUI
12 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
12 4 (13.79%) PHP
13 3 (10.34%) Perl
13 3 (10.34%) JUnit
13 3 (10.34%) Windows
13 3 (10.34%) Python
13 3 (10.34%) JMeter
13 3 (10.34%) Finance
13 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
13 3 (10.34%) Android
13 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (10.34%) Calabash

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Selenium
2 5 (17.24%) SoapUI
3 3 (10.34%) Calabash
3 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.34%) JMeter
3 3 (10.34%) JUnit
General
1 15 (51.72%) Games
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Online Games
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Android
1 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Software Testing
2 13 (44.83%) Automation Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Manual Testing
4 9 (31.03%) Regression Testing
4 9 (31.03%) System Testing
4 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
6 5 (17.24%) BDD
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.90%) TDD
10 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) PHP
4 3 (10.34%) Perl
4 3 (10.34%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) ISEB
2 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (100.00%) QA