The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Altrincham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 22 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 1.35% - 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% - 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £15,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Tester
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Altrincham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Altrincham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
74 111 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 100.00% 96.52% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 63 104 128
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Altrincham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

Tester
Salary Trend in Altrincham

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

Tester Salary Trend in Altrincham

Tester
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft