Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Norwich during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Software Tester
Norfolk > Norwich
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 61 47
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Norwich 1.36% 0.43% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.43% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Norwich median annual salary £35,000 £28,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.74% -11.54% +14.04%
Norfolk median annual salary £35,000 £28,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year +21.74% -11.54% +14.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Norwich. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Norwich
Permanent vacancies in Norwich with a recognized job title 272 463 312
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.52% 98.51% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 208 376 258
Norwich median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £25,175 £24,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £47,575
Norfolk median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +18.46% -7.14%

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Norwich

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Norwich

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Norwich

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in Norwich

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Software 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 Norwich region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Apple
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 4 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 4 (100.00%) Skype
1 4 (100.00%) Case Management

Software Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norwich 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 4 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Skype
1 4 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Case Management
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Apple
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft