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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 42 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.85% 2.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 2.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
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
270 301 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 99.63% 95.86% 98.80%
Number of salaries quoted 237 265 209
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 21 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (71.43%) ISEB
3 14 (66.67%) Java
4 12 (57.14%) Manual Testing
5 11 (52.38%) Automation Testing
6 10 (47.62%) Games
6 10 (47.62%) C#
6 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
6 10 (47.62%) ISTQB
6 10 (47.62%) Online Games
7 6 (28.57%) System Testing
8 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
9 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (19.05%) PHP
9 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
10 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (14.29%) SaaS
10 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 3 (14.29%) Selenium
10 3 (14.29%) JMeter
10 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
12 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (4.76%) Finance
12 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery

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 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JMeter
1 3 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 10 (47.62%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Online Games
2 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 11 (52.38%) Automation Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
4 6 (28.57%) System Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
5 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) ISEB
2 10 (47.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) QA
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 4 days ago