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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
South East / Berkshire
Rank 142 179 143
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 39 34 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.13% 0.66% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.70% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 67
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £33,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
3280 4880 5287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.29% 94.90% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2647 4004 3945
Median salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +53 24 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Bracknell +15 5 - - 1
Slough +29 3 £27,500 -32.51%
Newbury +7 2 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Wokingham 0 2 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Maidenhead +9 1 £19,000 -49.33% 1
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 51 (60.71%) QA
2 43 (51.19%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (40.48%) Selenium
4 26 (30.95%) Degree
4 26 (30.95%) Java
5 23 (27.38%) Finance
5 23 (27.38%) Scrum
6 22 (26.19%) Test Scripting
7 20 (23.81%) Automation Testing
8 18 (21.43%) ISTQB
9 17 (20.24%) Test Strategy
9 17 (20.24%) JMeter
10 16 (19.05%) SQL
10 16 (19.05%) Test Automation
11 14 (16.67%) HTML
11 14 (16.67%) Automated Testing
12 13 (15.48%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
12 13 (15.48%) Security Testing
13 12 (14.29%) Performance Testing
13 12 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (14.29%) SDLC
13 12 (14.29%) SMTP
13 12 (14.29%) C#
14 11 (13.10%) Oracle
14 11 (13.10%) Software Testing
14 11 (13.10%) WebDriver
15 10 (11.90%) JIRA
15 10 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (3.57%) CMS
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.38%) IBM Domino
2 2 (2.38%) IIS
2 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.29%) SMTP
2 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.71%) Wireless
3 8 (9.52%) HTTP
4 7 (8.33%) Firewall
4 7 (8.33%) Internet
5 4 (4.76%) Wireless Security
6 2 (2.38%) DNS
6 2 (2.38%) IMAP
6 2 (2.38%) NAS
6 2 (2.38%) SAN
6 2 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (40.48%) Selenium
2 17 (20.24%) JMeter
3 11 (13.10%) WebDriver
4 10 (11.90%) Gatling
4 10 (11.90%) JIRA
5 9 (10.71%) Cucumber
6 8 (9.52%) HP UFT
6 8 (9.52%) JUnit
7 6 (7.14%) LoadRunner
7 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio
8 5 (5.95%) Eclipse
8 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
8 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
8 5 (5.95%) Mockito
8 5 (5.95%) SoapUI
8 5 (5.95%) TestNG
9 3 (3.57%) Rational Performance Tester
9 3 (3.57%) Subversion
10 2 (2.38%) Metasploit
10 2 (2.38%) NUnit
General
1 23 (27.38%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.57%) Marketing
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Electronics
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.67%) HTML
2 9 (10.71%) Ajax
3 8 (9.52%) Gherkin
4 7 (8.33%) .NET
4 7 (8.33%) CSS
5 6 (7.14%) Web Services
6 5 (5.95%) Middleware
6 5 (5.95%) SOAP
7 4 (4.76%) CSS3
7 4 (4.76%) HTML5
7 4 (4.76%) jQuery
7 4 (4.76%) REST
7 4 (4.76%) XHTML
8 3 (3.57%) JMX
9 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.38%) JSON
9 2 (2.38%) MAPI
9 2 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.38%) XML
9 2 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.33%) User Experience
5 5 (5.95%) iSeries
5 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.38%) PMI
7 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.19%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Solaris
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Unix
3 2 (2.38%) Windows
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.19%) Android
4 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.19%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.19%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.19%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.38%) Scrum
3 22 (26.19%) Test Scripting
4 20 (23.81%) Automation Testing
5 17 (20.24%) Test Strategy
6 16 (19.05%) Test Automation
7 14 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 13 (15.48%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (15.48%) Security Testing
9 12 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 12 (14.29%) SDLC
10 11 (13.10%) Software Testing
11 10 (11.90%) TDD
11 10 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (10.71%) BDD
12 9 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (10.71%) Functional Testing
12 9 (10.71%) Information Security
12 9 (10.71%) Social Engineering
13 8 (9.52%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.95%) Java
2 16 (19.05%) SQL
3 12 (14.29%) C#
4 10 (11.90%) C++
4 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.52%) C
6 7 (8.33%) Python
7 6 (7.14%) Ruby
8 5 (5.95%) Perl
9 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.38%) PHP
9 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.38%) VB
10 1 (1.19%) Groovy
10 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (30.95%) Degree
2 18 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 10 (11.90%) CREST Certified
4 9 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (9.52%) ISEB
6 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.57%) Tigerscheme
7 2 (2.38%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.19%) CEH
8 1 (1.19%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (60.71%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (5.95%) Perfmon
2 3 (3.57%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (2.38%) Nessus
3 2 (2.38%) Puppet
4 1 (1.19%) Core Impact
4 1 (1.19%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.10%) Oracle
3 7 (8.33%) VMware
4 5 (5.95%) IBM
4 5 (5.95%) SAP
5 3 (3.57%) HP
5 3 (3.57%) Riverbed
5 3 (3.57%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.19%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
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Windsor, Berkshire
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Wokingham, Berkshire
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Posted: 6 days ago
Crowthorne, Berkshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Posted: 7 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
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Posted: 7 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
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Hermitage, Berkshire
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