The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Ipswich region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 35 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 13 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.22% 0.85% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 0.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 0
Median salary £35,000 £22,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Software 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
307 339 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 99.68% 96.03% 98.71%
Number of salaries quoted 278 303 204
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Ipswich

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Software 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 Software Tester in the job title.

1 24 (75.00%) QA
2 22 (68.75%) ISEB
3 19 (59.38%) Manual Testing
4 17 (53.13%) Software Testing
5 15 (46.88%) ISTQB
5 15 (46.88%) Automation Testing
6 14 (43.75%) Java
7 10 (31.25%) Games
7 10 (31.25%) C#
7 10 (31.25%) Online Games
8 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
9 8 (25.00%) System Testing
9 8 (25.00%) Regression Testing
10 7 (21.88%) Selenium
10 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (18.75%) SQL
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (18.75%) Web Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Test Management
12 4 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
12 4 (12.50%) SDLC
12 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
12 4 (12.50%) PHP
12 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
13 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
13 3 (9.38%) Degree

Software 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:

Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) JMeter
General
1 10 (31.25%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Online Games
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Manual Testing
2 17 (53.13%) Software Testing
3 15 (46.88%) Automation Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
5 8 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 8 (25.00%) System Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Web Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (12.50%) SDLC
8 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.50%) Test Management
9 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.25%) V-Model
10 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
11 1 (3.13%) Android Development
11 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) ISEB
2 15 (46.88%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft