The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 158 193 153
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 37 57 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 0.94% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.98% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32 47 62
Median salary £43,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3898 5794 5555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.10% 95.99% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3002 4730 3802
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Tester Salary Trend in Berkshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Tester
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 17 £42,250 +20.71% 3
Slough +31 4 £24,500 -34.66%
Maidenhead - 4 £57,500 - 1
Wokingham - 3 £40,000 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £27,500 - 1
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Berkshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 88 (69.84%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (57.94%) Selenium
3 65 (51.59%) Scrum
4 61 (48.41%) QA
5 51 (40.48%) Java
6 46 (36.51%) Test Automation
7 40 (31.75%) Performance Testing
8 39 (30.95%) JMeter
9 37 (29.37%) Test Scripting
10 36 (28.57%) Automation Testing
11 35 (27.78%) Finance
12 34 (26.98%) Degree
13 32 (25.40%) HTML
14 31 (24.60%) ISEB
15 30 (23.81%) Functional Testing
15 30 (23.81%) JavaScript
15 30 (23.81%) .NET
15 30 (23.81%) Software Testing
16 29 (23.02%) Defect Management
17 27 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
17 27 (21.43%) Internet
18 26 (20.63%) LoadRunner
18 26 (20.63%) Visual Studio
18 26 (20.63%) Automated Testing
18 26 (20.63%) BDD
18 26 (20.63%) Non-Functional Testing
18 26 (20.63%) Gherkin
19 25 (19.84%) Cucumber
20 24 (19.05%) TDD
21 23 (18.25%) Enterprise Software

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 13 (10.32%) CMS
2 3 (2.38%) IBM Domino
2 3 (2.38%) IIS
2 3 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.59%) Apache
3 2 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.43%) Internet
2 19 (15.08%) SMTP
3 15 (11.90%) Firewall
4 14 (11.11%) DNS
4 14 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.38%) HTTP
5 3 (2.38%) IMAP
5 3 (2.38%) NAS
5 3 (2.38%) SAN
5 3 (2.38%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.17%) MySQL
2 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.59%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 73 (57.94%) Selenium
2 39 (30.95%) JMeter
3 26 (20.63%) LoadRunner
3 26 (20.63%) Visual Studio
4 25 (19.84%) Cucumber
5 18 (14.29%) Gatling
5 18 (14.29%) JIRA
6 17 (13.49%) JUnit
7 16 (12.70%) Eclipse
7 16 (12.70%) Mockito
7 16 (12.70%) TestNG
8 13 (10.32%) Jenkins
9 11 (8.73%) WebDriver
10 10 (7.94%) HP UFT
11 7 (5.56%) Git (software)
12 6 (4.76%) SoapUI
13 5 (3.97%) SpecFlow
14 3 (2.38%) AQtime
14 3 (2.38%) Rational Performance Tester
14 3 (2.38%) WebLOAD
General
1 35 (27.78%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.17%) Banking
4 2 (1.59%) Electronics
4 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.40%) HTML
2 30 (23.81%) .NET
3 26 (20.63%) Gherkin
4 21 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 19 (15.08%) Ajax
6 7 (5.56%) SOAP
7 5 (3.97%) Web Services
8 4 (3.17%) CSS
9 3 (2.38%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.38%) JMX
9 3 (2.38%) MAPI
9 3 (2.38%) REST
10 2 (1.59%) CSS3
10 2 (1.59%) HTML5
10 2 (1.59%) jQuery
10 2 (1.59%) LAMP
10 2 (1.59%) XHTML
10 2 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.25%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.56%) User Experience
6 6 (4.76%) Fintech
7 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.59%) PMI
7 2 (1.59%) Wiki
8 1 (0.79%) iPad
8 1 (0.79%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (2.38%) Windows
2 3 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.79%) Android
3 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.79%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (69.84%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (51.59%) Scrum
3 46 (36.51%) Test Automation
4 40 (31.75%) Performance Testing
5 37 (29.37%) Test Scripting
6 36 (28.57%) Automation Testing
7 30 (23.81%) Functional Testing
7 30 (23.81%) Software Testing
8 29 (23.02%) Defect Management
9 27 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (20.63%) Automated Testing
10 26 (20.63%) BDD
10 26 (20.63%) Non-Functional Testing
11 24 (19.05%) TDD
12 21 (16.67%) DevOps
12 21 (16.67%) Open Source
12 21 (16.67%) Workflow
12 21 (16.67%) Workflow Management
13 19 (15.08%) SDLC
13 19 (15.08%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 51 (40.48%) Java
2 30 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 21 (16.67%) Perl
4 18 (14.29%) C#
4 18 (14.29%) VB
5 16 (12.70%) Ruby
6 11 (8.73%) VBScript
7 10 (7.94%) SQL
8 7 (5.56%) PHP
9 6 (4.76%) C++
10 4 (3.17%) Python
11 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.38%) C
11 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 34 (26.98%) Degree
2 31 (24.60%) ISEB
3 23 (18.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (13.49%) ISTQB
5 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.59%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (48.41%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.38%) VMware ESX
1 3 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) Perfmon
2 5 (3.97%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.38%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.79%) Core Impact
4 1 (0.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.76%) IBM
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle
3 5 (3.97%) SAP
4 4 (3.17%) HP
5 3 (2.38%) Riverbed
5 3 (2.38%) SOASTA, Inc
5 3 (2.38%) VMware
6 1 (0.79%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
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