The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Ipswich region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 29 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.82% 6.11% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 6.29% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 27 7
Median salary £23,250 £35,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.57% +62.79%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
165 445 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 100.00% 97.16% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 148 390 260
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Tester
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Tester Salary Trend in Ipswich

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) QA
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) ISEB
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) TestRail
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) WPA2
5 1 (6.67%) UX Design
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) GitHub
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (6.67%) Xbox
5 1 (6.67%) User Experience
5 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (6.67%) QA Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Marketing

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 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (6.67%) WPA
1 1 (6.67%) WPA2
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) TestRail
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (13.33%) SDLC
2 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) QA Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) UX Design
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Google
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 8 days ago