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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 31 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 20 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.99% 3.36% -
As % of the Job Titles category 6.06% 3.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 0
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
330 400 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.80% 95.92% 99.15%
Number of salaries quoted 306 362 203
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 30 (75.00%) QA
2 28 (70.00%) ISEB
3 23 (57.50%) Software Testing
4 20 (50.00%) Java
5 18 (45.00%) Manual Testing
6 17 (42.50%) Automation Testing
7 15 (37.50%) ISTQB
8 14 (35.00%) Online Games
8 14 (35.00%) C#
8 14 (35.00%) Games
9 11 (27.50%) Regression Testing
9 11 (27.50%) Selenium
10 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (22.50%) System Testing
12 8 (20.00%) SQL
12 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
13 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
13 7 (17.50%) Web Testing
14 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
15 5 (12.50%) PHP
15 5 (12.50%) Android
15 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
15 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 4 (10.00%) BDD
16 4 (10.00%) SDLC
16 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
16 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
16 4 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
16 4 (10.00%) Test Management

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 (2.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Selenium
2 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (7.50%) Calabash
3 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.50%) JMeter
3 3 (7.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Hudson
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 14 (35.00%) Games
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Online Games
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Android
1 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Software Testing
2 18 (45.00%) Manual Testing
3 17 (42.50%) Automation Testing
4 11 (27.50%) Regression Testing
5 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (22.50%) System Testing
6 9 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
8 7 (17.50%) Web Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 4 (10.00%) BDD
9 4 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
9 4 (10.00%) SDLC
9 4 (10.00%) Test Management
10 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.00%) V-Model
11 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
12 1 (2.50%) Android Development
12 1 (2.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (35.00%) C#
3 8 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (12.50%) PHP
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.50%) Perl
6 3 (7.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (70.00%) ISEB
2 15 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago