The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bath region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 53 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 8 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 1.74% 0.99% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.03% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 5
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +38.18%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
443 290 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 96.51% 95.71% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 405 266 252
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Tester
Somerset

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Bath

Software Tester
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Web Testing
2 2 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Web Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA