Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Tester was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Norwich during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Tester
Norfolk > Norwich
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 58 44
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 9 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Norwich 2.93% 2.71% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 2.73% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 1
Norwich median annual salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -4.62% -
10th Percentile £34,250 £26,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £33,750
Norfolk median annual salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +12.90% -4.62% -

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 296 476 302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 99.17% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 232 392 251
Norwich median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £24,775 £26,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £77,250 £55,000 £47,850
Norfolk median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -11.56%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Norwich

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Norwich

Tester
Salary Trend in Norwich

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

Salary trend for Tester in Norwich

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) QA
2 7 (77.78%) Skype for Business
2 7 (77.78%) Unified Communications
2 7 (77.78%) Skype
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Apple
4 4 (44.44%) Case Management
4 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
5 3 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 3 (33.33%) User Stories
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Selenium
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB

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 7 (77.78%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Skype
1 7 (77.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Case Management
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Apple