Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Tester was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Tester
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 48 79
Rank change year-on-year -2 +31 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 3 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 0.80% 4.01% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 4.10% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 27 13
Ipswich median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +40.00%
10th Percentile £22,050 £30,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £41,250
Suffolk median annual salary £28,750 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year -17.86% +3.70% +12.50%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 368 708 872
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 98.40% 97.93% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 348 652 773
Ipswich median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% -5.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,500 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Suffolk median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.67% -6.25%

QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings that featured QA Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

Job vacancy trend for QA Tester in Ipswich

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for QA Tester in Ipswich

QA Tester
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Tester in Ipswich over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Tester in Ipswich

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, QA 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 QA Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Xbox
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub

QA Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (33.33%) GitHub
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Xbox
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Ipswich, Suffolk
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