The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 68 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.44% 0.41% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £28,250 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
439 236 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 97.56% 97.52% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 382 195 130
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Tester
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Tester Salary Trend in Bournemouth

Tester
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) MSF
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) MSF
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft