The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Tester
Rank 61 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.24% - 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% - 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £16,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Software Tester
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bournemouth 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
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
403 322 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 97.82% 98.47% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 323 255 208
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Bournemouth

Software Tester
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) MSF
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) MSF
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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