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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 28 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 12 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.13% 1.81% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 1.84% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 6
Median salary £20,500 £26,500 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.64% -10.92%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
234 326 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 100.00% 98.49% 98.38%
Number of salaries quoted 184 276 230
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -6.84%
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 £40,000 £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 2 December 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 12 (48.00%) QA
2 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
3 9 (36.00%) ISEB
3 9 (36.00%) Java
4 8 (32.00%) Automation Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (24.00%) C#
7 5 (20.00%) Online Games
7 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.00%) Games
8 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Selenium
9 3 (12.00%) System Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (12.00%) PHP
9 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
10 2 (8.00%) JMeter
10 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.00%) Finance
10 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (8.00%) SaaS
10 2 (8.00%) JIRA
10 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (8.00%) TestRail
10 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
10 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills

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 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
1 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (4.00%) WPA
1 1 (4.00%) WPA2
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) JMeter
2 2 (8.00%) TestRail
General
1 5 (20.00%) Games
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Online Games
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Automation Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (12.00%) System Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) SDLC
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.00%) Defect Management
8 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.00%) QA Automation
8 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (36.00%) ISEB
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Google
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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