The median annual salary for a Tester was £23,250 in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 23 30 50
Rank change year-on-year +7 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.21% 6.91% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 7.18% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 29 8
Median salary £23,250 £35,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.57% +62.79%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 136 418 372
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 100.00% 96.31% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 122 373 292
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (33.33%) QA
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) WPA2
4 1 (8.33%) UX Design
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) GitHub
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Xbox
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
4 1 (8.33%) TestRail
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (8.33%) WPA
1 1 (8.33%) WPA2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) TestRail
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) UX Design
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Google
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Posted: 15 days ago