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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 13 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 5.56% 6.90% 5.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 7.02% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
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
34 57 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 94.44% 98.28% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 27
Average salary £28,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Cheadle

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cheadle by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware