The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 68 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.19% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £25,000 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -1.47%
Tester
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell 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
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
500 474 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 95.60% 92.40% 89.72%
Number of salaries quoted 297 311 362
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Tester
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

Tester Salary Trend in Bracknell

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Retail

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS