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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 66 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.45% 0.21% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.21% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £32,000 £19,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.42% -57.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £19,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £19,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
437 472 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 97.54% 96.92% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 335 358 313
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £55,000
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 31 July 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 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TestNG
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Java

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TestNG
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
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