The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Dorset region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 58 77 81
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 13 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.23% 0.76% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 0.78% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 12
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Tester
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
582 642 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 99.83% 97.13% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 512 497 720
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Dorset

Tester
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -9 7 £34,000 -2.85%
Bournemouth +19 6 £32,500 +1.56%
Tester
South West

Tester Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Dorset region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) SOAP
1 11 (78.57%) Web Services
1 11 (78.57%) Software Testing
1 11 (78.57%) Selenium
1 11 (78.57%) REST
2 10 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Security Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) SOA
2 10 (71.43%) SoapUI
3 9 (64.29%) Visual Studio
3 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Angular 2
6 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) QA
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
8 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
8 1 (7.14%) ISEB
8 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
8 1 (7.14%) UML

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Selenium
2 10 (71.43%) SoapUI
3 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (64.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) REST
1 11 (78.57%) SOAP
1 11 (78.57%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) Angular 2
2 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Software Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Security Testing
2 10 (71.43%) SOA
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft