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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
South East / Berkshire
Rank 145 204 138
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 37 26 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.03% 0.49% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.51% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 65
Median salary £46,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,100 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
3426 5079 5206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.48% 95.67% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2708 4124 3749
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +42 16 £43,500 -33.07% 4
Bracknell +19 4 - - 1
Maidenhead - 4 £57,500 - 1
Slough - 2 £33,500 - 1
Wokingham - 2 £40,000 - 1
Newbury +1 1 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 66 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (55.10%) QA
3 51 (52.04%) Selenium
4 45 (45.92%) Scrum
5 37 (37.76%) Java
6 34 (34.69%) Finance
7 30 (30.61%) Degree
8 28 (28.57%) Test Automation
9 26 (26.53%) Test Scripting
9 26 (26.53%) Automation Testing
9 26 (26.53%) JMeter
10 25 (25.51%) HTML
10 25 (25.51%) Performance Testing
11 23 (23.47%) Defect Management
11 23 (23.47%) .NET
12 20 (20.41%) JavaScript
12 20 (20.41%) Internet
13 19 (19.39%) Automated Testing
13 19 (19.39%) Test Strategy
14 18 (18.37%) Functional Testing
14 18 (18.37%) SDLC
14 18 (18.37%) ISTQB
14 18 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (18.37%) C#
15 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
15 17 (17.35%) SMTP
15 17 (17.35%) Non-Functional Testing
15 17 (17.35%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (16.33%) Gherkin
16 16 (16.33%) Cucumber

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 9 (9.18%) CMS
2 4 (4.08%) IBM Domino
2 4 (4.08%) IIS
2 4 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.02%) Apache
4 1 (1.02%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.41%) Internet
2 17 (17.35%) SMTP
3 14 (14.29%) Firewall
3 14 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 9 (9.18%) DNS
5 7 (7.14%) HTTP
6 5 (5.10%) Wireless
7 4 (4.08%) IMAP
7 4 (4.08%) NAS
7 4 (4.08%) SAN
7 4 (4.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) MySQL
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.02%) Big Data
3 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (52.04%) Selenium
2 26 (26.53%) JMeter
3 16 (16.33%) Cucumber
3 16 (16.33%) Visual Studio
4 15 (15.31%) LoadRunner
5 14 (14.29%) Gatling
6 12 (12.24%) JIRA
7 11 (11.22%) JUnit
7 11 (11.22%) WebDriver
8 10 (10.20%) HP UFT
8 10 (10.20%) TestNG
9 9 (9.18%) Eclipse
9 9 (9.18%) Jenkins
9 9 (9.18%) Mockito
10 6 (6.12%) SoapUI
11 5 (5.10%) Git (software)
12 4 (4.08%) AQtime
12 4 (4.08%) WebLOAD
13 3 (3.06%) Rational Performance Tester
13 3 (3.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 34 (34.69%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Financial Institution
2 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Electronics
4 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.51%) HTML
2 23 (23.47%) .NET
3 16 (16.33%) Gherkin
4 14 (14.29%) Ajax
4 14 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.12%) SOAP
6 5 (5.10%) CSS
6 5 (5.10%) Web Services
7 4 (4.08%) MAPI
7 4 (4.08%) Middleware
7 4 (4.08%) REST
8 3 (3.06%) JMX
9 2 (2.04%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.04%) CSS3
9 2 (2.04%) HTML5
9 2 (2.04%) jQuery
9 2 (2.04%) XHTML
9 2 (2.04%) XML
10 1 (1.02%) JSON
10 1 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.18%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (6.12%) User Experience
5 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.08%) iSeries
7 2 (2.04%) Fintech
7 2 (2.04%) PMI
8 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.02%) iPad
8 1 (1.02%) Telematics
8 1 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.10%) Linux
2 4 (4.08%) Solaris
2 4 (4.08%) Windows
2 4 (4.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.02%) Android
3 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.02%) KNOPPIX
3 1 (1.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (45.92%) Scrum
3 28 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 26 (26.53%) Automation Testing
4 26 (26.53%) Test Scripting
5 25 (25.51%) Performance Testing
6 23 (23.47%) Defect Management
7 19 (19.39%) Automated Testing
7 19 (19.39%) Test Strategy
8 18 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (18.37%) Functional Testing
8 18 (18.37%) SDLC
9 17 (17.35%) Non-Functional Testing
10 16 (16.33%) BDD
10 16 (16.33%) Software Testing
10 16 (16.33%) TDD
11 14 (14.29%) DevOps
11 14 (14.29%) Open Source
11 14 (14.29%) Workflow
11 14 (14.29%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.76%) Java
2 20 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.37%) C#
4 16 (16.33%) SQL
5 15 (15.31%) Perl
6 11 (11.22%) C++
7 9 (9.18%) Ruby
7 9 (9.18%) VB
8 7 (7.14%) C
9 6 (6.12%) VBScript
10 5 (5.10%) Python
11 4 (4.08%) PHP
11 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.02%) Groovy
13 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (30.61%) Degree
2 18 (18.37%) ISTQB
3 15 (15.31%) ISEB
3 15 (15.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (7.14%) CREST Certified
5 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) OSCP
6 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (55.10%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) VMware ESX
2 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) Perfmon
2 5 (5.10%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.06%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (2.04%) Nessus
5 1 (1.02%) Core Impact
5 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.18%) Oracle
3 8 (8.16%) VMware
4 7 (7.14%) IBM
5 5 (5.10%) SAP
6 3 (3.06%) HP
6 3 (3.06%) Riverbed
6 3 (3.06%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.02%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
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