The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in Norwich during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
Norfolk / Norwich
Rank 44 25 -
Rank change year-on-year -19 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Norwich 0.47% 1.61% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 1.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £28,500 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.30% -  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Norwich. 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
Norwich
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 212 118 182
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Norwich 99.53% 95.16% 98.38%
Number of salaries quoted 177 91 159
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -14.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Norwich

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

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 18 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft