The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 53 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 11 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 2.38% 1.90% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.99% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 8
Average salary £30,000 £37,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.52% +37.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,750 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £38,000 £30,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +1.51%
Job Titles Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
449 302 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 97.19% 95.87% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 398 280 246
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Tester
Somerset

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Tester
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Tester Salary Trend in Bath

Tester
Salary Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Bath region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Bath

Tester
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bath 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 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
1 6 (42.86%) Web Testing
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (7.14%) Java EE
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB
4 1 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Legal

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bath 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 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Web Testing
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA