Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £30,000 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.

Test Engineer
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 72 90
Rank change year-on-year +21 +18 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 0.53% 0.69% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.71% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Ipswich median annual salary £30,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -5.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,950 £27,750
90th Percentile £32,500 £39,000 £42,250
Suffolk median annual salary £24,000 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -26.72% -6.43% -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%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Ipswich

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Ipswich

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Test Engineer 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 Test Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (100.00%) Zephyr
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing

Test Engineer 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Zephyr
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle