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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 33 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 10 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.52% 2.30% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 2.38% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 0
Median salary £29,750 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
283 294 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 99.65% 96.39% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 248 261 203
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 24 (75.00%) QA
2 17 (53.13%) ISEB
3 16 (50.00%) Java
4 14 (43.75%) ISTQB
4 14 (43.75%) Manual Testing
5 12 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 11 (34.38%) C#
7 10 (31.25%) Online Games
7 10 (31.25%) Games
8 7 (21.88%) System Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
10 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
11 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 4 (12.50%) PHP
11 4 (12.50%) Selenium
12 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
12 3 (9.38%) Degree
12 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (9.38%) SaaS
12 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
12 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
12 3 (9.38%) JMeter
12 3 (9.38%) Finance
13 2 (6.25%) .NET
13 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
14 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
14 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) JMeter
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) TestRail
General
1 10 (31.25%) Games
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Online Games
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Manual Testing
2 12 (37.50%) Automation Testing
2 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 7 (21.88%) System Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
5 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.13%) Defect Management
8 1 (3.13%) Functional Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.13%) QA Automation
8 1 (3.13%) SDLC
8 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery
8 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) ISEB
2 14 (43.75%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago