The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bournemouth region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 69 56 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.21% 0.73% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.76% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Average salary £19,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.77% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
473 394 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 97.53% 95.63% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 356 317 171
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
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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 17 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Green Hat
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Degree

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Green Hat