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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 55 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.32% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.24% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -47.82%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
312 420 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 99.05% 99.29% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 227 341 235
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) HP
1 7 (70.00%) HP UFT
1 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (50.00%) CA Service Virtualization
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (50.00%) nmon
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 5 (50.00%) SWIFT
3 5 (50.00%) YourKit
3 5 (50.00%) Dynatrace
3 5 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 5 (50.00%) Middleware
3 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 5 (50.00%) JMS
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) XML Messaging
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) Degree

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) HP UFT
2 5 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (50.00%) YourKit
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) JMeter
4 2 (20.00%) JUnit
4 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (20.00%) TestNG
4 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) JMS
1 5 (50.00%) Middleware
1 5 (50.00%) XML
1 5 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (50.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Wealth Management
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (20.00%) Content Management
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Test Management
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (10.00%) DevOps
7 1 (10.00%) UML
7 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (50.00%) CA Service Virtualization
2 5 (50.00%) nmon
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) Dynatrace
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle