The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Chester region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 30 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 5 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.38% 2.22% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 2.37% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £34,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Tester
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
146 169 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 98.65% 93.89% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 110 153 187
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Tester
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Tester Salary Trend in Chester

Tester
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Chester region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Chester

Tester Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Advertising
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Games
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) B2B
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) RedGate
4 1 (20.00%) Gherkin

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Advertising
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) RedGate
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 2 days ago