The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 25 July 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 East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 103 106 125
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 74 62 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.98% 1.94% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 2.03% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 57 42 46
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £20,550 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £40,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3615 3054 3261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.58% 95.53% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3029 2606 2837
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
England

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Tester
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Tester Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Tester
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Tester
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -6 25 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Nottinghamshire -3 23 £28,750 +2.67% 1
Derbyshire -4 9 £35,000 +11.11% 4
Northamptonshire -10 6 £24,750 -20.16%
Tester
England

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 45 (34.35%) Java
2 44 (33.59%) QA
3 40 (30.53%) Software Testing
3 40 (30.53%) .NET
4 33 (25.19%) SQL
5 32 (24.43%) Automated Testing
6 31 (23.66%) Degree
6 31 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (22.90%) C#
7 30 (22.90%) Manual Testing
8 29 (22.14%) Security Testing
8 29 (22.14%) CEH
9 27 (20.61%) Ethical Hacking
10 26 (19.85%) ISEB
11 24 (18.32%) CISSP
11 24 (18.32%) Firewall
11 24 (18.32%) Wireless
11 24 (18.32%) VoIP
11 24 (18.32%) Penetration Testing
11 24 (18.32%) CISMP
11 24 (18.32%) PCI DSS
12 22 (16.79%) Open Source
12 22 (16.79%) GPEN
12 22 (16.79%) OSCP
12 22 (16.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 22 (16.79%) GIAC
12 22 (16.79%) Windows
13 21 (16.03%) VPN
13 21 (16.03%) C
13 21 (16.03%) PHP

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.32%) VoIP
1 24 (18.32%) Firewall
1 24 (18.32%) Wireless
2 21 (16.03%) VPN
3 2 (1.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) DB2
2 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.53%) DTS
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (12.98%) Selenium
2 9 (6.87%) WebDriver
3 6 (4.58%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (4.58%) TestComplete
3 6 (4.58%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.58%) NUnit
4 4 (3.05%) Ranorex
5 2 (1.53%) Mocha
5 2 (1.53%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.76%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (7.63%) Finance
1 10 (7.63%) Retail
2 5 (3.82%) Marketing
3 3 (2.29%) Games
4 2 (1.53%) German Language
4 2 (1.53%) Japanese Language
4 2 (1.53%) Publishing
5 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Korean Language
5 1 (0.76%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.53%) .NET
2 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.82%) XML
4 4 (3.05%) Gherkin
4 4 (3.05%) Web Services
5 3 (2.29%) Ajax
5 3 (2.29%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.29%) Java SE
5 3 (2.29%) Java EE
5 3 (2.29%) JPA
5 3 (2.29%) GWT
6 2 (1.53%) XSD
6 2 (1.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.76%) HTML5
7 1 (0.76%) CSS3
7 1 (0.76%) jQuery
7 1 (0.76%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.76%) HTML
7 1 (0.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.79%) Open Source
2 16 (12.21%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.87%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.34%) NHS
5 5 (3.82%) Mainframe
6 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.79%) Windows
2 15 (11.45%) Windows XP
2 15 (11.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (11.45%) Windows Vista
2 15 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.53%) Software Testing
2 32 (24.43%) Automated Testing
3 31 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (22.90%) Manual Testing
5 29 (22.14%) Security Testing
6 27 (20.61%) Ethical Hacking
7 24 (18.32%) Penetration Testing
8 22 (16.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 19 (14.50%) Information Management
10 16 (12.21%) Test Automation
11 15 (11.45%) Scrum
12 14 (10.69%) Test Scripting
13 11 (8.40%) Test Strategy
14 10 (7.63%) Information Security
15 8 (6.11%) Quality Management
16 7 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
17 6 (4.58%) Regression Testing
17 6 (4.58%) Automation Testing
18 5 (3.82%) System Testing
19 4 (3.05%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 45 (34.35%) Java
2 33 (25.19%) SQL
3 30 (22.90%) C#
4 21 (16.03%) C
4 21 (16.03%) PHP
4 21 (16.03%) Objective-C
5 9 (6.87%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.11%) Ruby
7 4 (3.05%) Python
7 4 (3.05%) Perl
7 4 (3.05%) C++
8 1 (0.76%) VBScript
8 1 (0.76%) VB
8 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (23.66%) Degree
2 29 (22.14%) CEH
3 26 (19.85%) ISEB
4 24 (18.32%) CISSP
4 24 (18.32%) CISMP
5 22 (16.79%) GIAC
5 22 (16.79%) GPEN
5 22 (16.79%) OSCP
6 15 (11.45%) ISTQB
7 5 (3.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (33.59%) QA
2 24 (18.32%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.05%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) Control-M
2 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (6.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.82%) Oracle
3 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
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