The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheadle 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank - - 18
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle - - 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £21,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +0.74%
Tester
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheadle 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
Cheadle
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52 64 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 100.00% 100.00% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 22 49 33
Average salary £37,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £28,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

Tester
Salary Trend in Cheadle

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

Tester Salary Trend in Cheadle

Tester
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cheadle

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheadle 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cheadle by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheadle 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft