The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 47 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.35% - 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% - 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £36,500 - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-4.09% +17.12%
Senior 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
271 324 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.09% 96.72% 99.73%
Number of salaries quoted 206 298 337
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in the job title across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Ipswich

Senior Tester
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA