The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 7.14% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +4.61%
Tester
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dartford 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
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81 72 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 96.43% 98.63% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 57 70 29
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

Tester
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

Tester Salary Trend in Dartford

Tester
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Marketing
1 6 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 6 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) SLA
2 5 (83.33%) MCITP
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Workflow
2 5 (83.33%) MCDBA
2 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Propensity Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (100.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Propensity Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCDBA
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (83.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft