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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 39 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.43% 0.30% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.30% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £35,000 - £31,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
233 329 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 100.00% 98.50% 98.38%
Number of salaries quoted 183 279 229
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 11 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (81.82%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) ISEB
4 6 (54.55%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
4 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Automation Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Online Games
5 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Games
6 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) PHP
8 2 (18.18%) JMeter
8 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 2 (18.18%) System Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Selenium
8 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (18.18%) SaaS
8 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
9 1 (9.09%) QA Automation
9 1 (9.09%) Xbox
9 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 1 (9.09%) Finance
9 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
9 1 (9.09%) SQL
9 1 (9.09%) .NET

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 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JMeter
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
General
1 5 (45.45%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Online Games
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Automation Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) QA Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft