The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Suffolk region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 41 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 17 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.59% 1.64% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 1.69% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 1
Median salary £31,750 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Tester
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
472 415 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 99.58% 96.96% 98.59%
Number of salaries quoted 423 361 365
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £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 Suffolk

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Tester
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Tester Salary Trend in Suffolk

Tester
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Tester
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +4 10 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £29,750 - 1
Tester
East of England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 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 Suffolk region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 33 (80.49%) QA
2 24 (58.54%) ISEB
3 19 (46.34%) ISTQB
4 17 (41.46%) Manual Testing
5 15 (36.59%) Software Testing
5 15 (36.59%) Java
6 14 (34.15%) Automation Testing
7 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (24.39%) Online Games
7 10 (24.39%) C#
7 10 (24.39%) Games
8 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
9 7 (17.07%) System Testing
10 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
11 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
11 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (12.20%) Scrum
11 5 (12.20%) Regression Testing
12 4 (9.76%) SDLC
12 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
12 4 (9.76%) PHP
12 4 (9.76%) Selenium
13 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
13 3 (7.32%) SaaS
13 3 (7.32%) Degree
13 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
13 3 (7.32%) JMeter
13 3 (7.32%) Finance
13 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (2.44%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Selenium
2 3 (7.32%) JMeter
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) TestRail
General
1 10 (24.39%) Games
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Online Games
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Manual Testing
2 15 (36.59%) Software Testing
3 14 (34.15%) Automation Testing
4 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
6 7 (17.07%) System Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
8 5 (12.20%) Regression Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Scrum
8 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.76%) SDLC
10 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Functional Testing
12 1 (2.44%) Agile Testing
12 1 (2.44%) Android Development
12 1 (2.44%) iOS Development
12 1 (2.44%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) Java
2 10 (24.39%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.76%) PHP
4 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) ISEB
2 19 (46.34%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (80.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) HP
Suffolk
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Multiple benefits including health
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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UK Consumer Panels
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Ipswich, Suffolk
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 3 days ago