The median annual salary for a Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Tester
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 28 57
Rank change year-on-year -9 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.82% 6.31% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 6.36% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 10
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -3.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  

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 208 330 480
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 97.65% 99.10% 98.56%
Number of salaries quoted 198 305 451
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.67% +9.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich that featured Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Ipswich

Tester
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for Tester in Ipswich

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
1 5 (55.56%) QA
1 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 4 (44.44%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) SaaS
4 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (22.22%) Android
4 2 (22.22%) Xbox
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) GitHub
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile App

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 3 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Xbox
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
1 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Acquisition
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) UX Design
3 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
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