The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -1.47%
Tester
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dudley 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
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 95.00% 89.47% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 28
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

Tester
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

Tester Salary Trend in Dudley

Tester
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dudley 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) QA