The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 63 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.17% 1.91% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 1.93% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 3
Average salary £57,500 £27,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+109.09% +14.58%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
566 518 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.10% 98.85% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 457 454 359
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Tester
South West

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Tester
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Tester Salary Trend in Dorset

Tester
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -13 1 £57,500 +61.97% 1
Tester
South West

Tester
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
3 5 (71.43%) TeamCity
3 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 5 (71.43%) NUnit
3 5 (71.43%) Subversion
3 5 (71.43%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 1 (14.29%) Green Hat
5 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) Toad
5 1 (14.29%) HP

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) TeamCity
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (71.43%) NUnit
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Green Hat
1 1 (14.29%) HP
Bournemouth
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago