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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 30 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.64% 2.68% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 2.76% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 5
Median salary £21,500 £35,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.57% +62.79%
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +16.39%

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
157 434 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 100.00% 97.09% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 141 381 268
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Xbox
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

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 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
The One Group
Salary: £23k - 24k per year + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday