The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 145 170 211
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 113 96 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.73% 1.35% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.39% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 107 90 59
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6319 6905 7659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.67% 96.80% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5159 5764 6263
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Tester
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Tester Salary Trend in the East of England

Tester
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in the East of England

Tester
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Hertfordshire +20 38 £30,000 -14.28% 12
Essex +33 27 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Bedfordshire +11 18 £55,000 +43.79% 6
Suffolk +2 16 £23,000 -13.20% 8
Cambridgeshire -22 10 £37,500 -9.09% 10
Norfolk -16 4 £28,750 -11.53% 10
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 East of England region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 85 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (36.41%) QA
3 57 (26.27%) Software Testing
3 57 (26.27%) Test Scripting
4 53 (24.42%) Test Strategy
5 46 (21.20%) SQL
5 46 (21.20%) BDD
5 46 (21.20%) Automation Testing
5 46 (21.20%) Manual Testing
6 45 (20.74%) C#
7 43 (19.82%) Scrum
8 40 (18.43%) Test Automation
9 39 (17.97%) JIRA
9 39 (17.97%) SQL Server
10 38 (17.51%) SDLC
11 37 (17.05%) Java
11 37 (17.05%) ISEB
12 36 (16.59%) Selenium
13 35 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (16.13%) Finance
14 34 (15.67%) Functional Testing
14 34 (15.67%) ISTQB
15 32 (14.75%) Regression Testing
16 31 (14.29%) Automated Testing
16 31 (14.29%) Ruby
17 28 (12.90%) Degree
17 28 (12.90%) SpecFlow
18 25 (11.52%) HP
18 25 (11.52%) Waterfall
19 24 (11.06%) .NET

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.38%) CMS
1 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.92%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.46%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.07%) MS Office
3 3 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.61%) Sonata
2 6 (2.76%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.84%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.38%) iSCSI
2 3 (1.38%) NAS
3 2 (0.92%) Wireless
4 1 (0.46%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.46%) DNS
4 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.46%) FTP
4 1 (0.46%) HTTP
4 1 (0.46%) SSL
4 1 (0.46%) VPN
4 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.46%) WPA
4 1 (0.46%) WPA2
4 1 (0.46%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.30%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.84%) MS Access
4 3 (1.38%) MySQL
5 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (17.97%) JIRA
2 36 (16.59%) Selenium
3 28 (12.90%) SpecFlow
4 19 (8.76%) HP UFT
5 17 (7.83%) JMeter
5 17 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (6.45%) SoapUI
7 9 (4.15%) WebDriver
8 8 (3.69%) Cucumber
9 7 (3.23%) LoadRunner
10 6 (2.76%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.30%) Ranorex
12 4 (1.84%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.84%) Hudson
12 4 (1.84%) SilkTest
12 4 (1.84%) Subversion
12 4 (1.84%) TestRail
12 4 (1.84%) TortoiseSVN
13 3 (1.38%) Zephyr
14 2 (0.92%) JBehave
General
1 35 (16.13%) Finance
2 7 (3.23%) Automotive
3 6 (2.76%) Retail
4 5 (2.30%) Games
5 4 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.38%) Banking
7 2 (0.92%) Law
7 2 (0.92%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.06%) .NET
2 18 (8.29%) ASP.NET
3 16 (7.37%) RESTful
4 15 (6.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (6.91%) Web Services
5 8 (3.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (3.23%) SOAP
7 3 (1.38%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.38%) HTML
8 2 (0.92%) CSS
8 2 (0.92%) jQuery
8 2 (0.92%) Reactive Extensions
8 2 (0.92%) REST
8 2 (0.92%) WPF
8 2 (0.92%) XML
9 1 (0.46%) HTML5
9 1 (0.46%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.83%) Mobile App
3 16 (7.37%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.30%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.30%) Online Games
5 4 (1.84%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.84%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.38%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.92%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.46%) Fintech
8 1 (0.46%) Home Automation
8 1 (0.46%) NHS
8 1 (0.46%) Physics
8 1 (0.46%) User Experience
8 1 (0.46%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.68%) Windows
2 16 (7.37%) Linux
3 2 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (26.27%) Software Testing
2 57 (26.27%) Test Scripting
3 53 (24.42%) Test Strategy
4 46 (21.20%) Automation Testing
4 46 (21.20%) BDD
4 46 (21.20%) Manual Testing
5 43 (19.82%) Scrum
6 40 (18.43%) Test Automation
7 38 (17.51%) SDLC
8 34 (15.67%) Functional Testing
9 32 (14.75%) Regression Testing
10 31 (14.29%) Automated Testing
11 25 (11.52%) Waterfall
12 23 (10.60%) Performance Testing
12 23 (10.60%) Software Delivery
13 21 (9.68%) E-Commerce
14 19 (8.76%) Agile Testing
15 17 (7.83%) Project Management
16 15 (6.91%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.20%) SQL
2 45 (20.74%) C#
3 37 (17.05%) Java
4 31 (14.29%) Ruby
5 7 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.23%) Python
6 6 (2.76%) C
7 4 (1.84%) Perl
7 4 (1.84%) PHP
7 4 (1.84%) VBA
8 2 (0.92%) C++
9 1 (0.46%) Groovy
9 1 (0.46%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.46%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 37 (17.05%) ISEB
2 34 (15.67%) ISTQB
3 28 (12.90%) Degree
4 8 (3.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.76%) CGEIT
6 6 (2.76%) CISA
6 6 (2.76%) CISSP
6 6 (2.76%) CRISC
6 6 (2.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.92%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.92%) OSCP
8 1 (0.46%) CPTE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (36.41%) QA
2 5 (2.30%) COBIT
2 5 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.30%) Solvency II
2 5 (2.30%) Val IT
3 1 (0.46%) SDET
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (10.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.84%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (0.92%) SCCM
3 2 (0.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (11.52%) HP
2 21 (9.68%) Oracle
3 12 (5.53%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.76%) SAP
5 5 (2.30%) VMware
6 4 (1.84%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.84%) Citrix
7 3 (1.38%) Becrypt
7 3 (1.38%) ESRI
8 1 (0.46%) Google
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Omni RMS
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Norwich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
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Ipswich, Suffolk
UK Consumer Panels
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Southend-on-sea, Essex
UK Consumer Panels
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Newmarket, Suffolk
UK Consumer Panels
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Hitchin, Hertfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
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UK Consumer Panels
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Braintree, Essex
UK Consumer Panels
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Stevenage, Hertfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
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Halstead, Essex
UK Consumer Panels
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Norwich, Norfolk
UK Consumer Panels
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Brentwood, Essex
UK Consumer Panels
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Haverhill, Suffolk
UK Consumer Panels
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Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
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Luton, Bedfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
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