The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Crewe 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 18 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 4.21% 4.84% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 5.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 0
Average salary £32,500 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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 Crewe 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
Crewe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93 179 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 97.89% 96.24% 99.47%
Number of salaries quoted 71 128 147
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

Tester
Salary Trend in Crewe

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

Tester Salary Trend in Crewe

Tester
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Crewe 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Market Making

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Crewe 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
1 3 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center