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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 145 163 181
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 105 113 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.65% 1.52% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.58% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 96 101 79
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £24,000 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £47,500 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
6144 7136 7693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.35% 96.19% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5244 6003 6328
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Bedfordshire +32 26 £52,500 +48.93% 4
Hertfordshire +15 22 £30,500 +27.08% 4
Suffolk +7 22 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Cambridgeshire -26 21 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Essex +14 7 £47,500 +32.86% 4
Norfolk - 7 £31,500 - 1
Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 107 (51.20%) QA
2 75 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (34.93%) Software Testing
4 57 (27.27%) ISEB
5 56 (26.79%) Test Scripting
6 55 (26.32%) Manual Testing
7 54 (25.84%) Automation Testing
8 53 (25.36%) SQL
9 51 (24.40%) Java
10 47 (22.49%) Regression Testing
11 45 (21.53%) Selenium
12 44 (21.05%) Automated Testing
13 41 (19.62%) Finance
13 41 (19.62%) SDLC
14 38 (18.18%) ISTQB
15 37 (17.70%) Degree
16 35 (16.75%) Test Strategy
16 35 (16.75%) C#
16 35 (16.75%) SQL Server
17 32 (15.31%) JIRA
18 31 (14.83%) BDD
19 25 (11.96%) Oracle
20 24 (11.48%) HP
20 24 (11.48%) HP UFT
20 24 (11.48%) Microsoft
20 24 (11.48%) Scrum
20 24 (11.48%) Test Automation
20 24 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (11.00%) SpecFlow
21 23 (11.00%) E-Commerce

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 2 (0.96%) CMS
1 2 (0.96%) JBoss
1 2 (0.96%) MS Exchange
1 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.91%) MS Office
3 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (5.74%) MultiFonds
1 12 (5.74%) Sonata
2 2 (0.96%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.91%) Firewall
1 4 (1.91%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.44%) iSCSI
2 3 (1.44%) NAS
3 1 (0.48%) DNS
3 1 (0.48%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) LTE
3 1 (0.48%) SSL
3 1 (0.48%) Wireless
3 1 (0.48%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.91%) RDBMS
2 4 (1.91%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.96%) DB2
4 2 (0.96%) MySQL
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (21.53%) Selenium
2 32 (15.31%) JIRA
3 24 (11.48%) HP UFT
4 23 (11.00%) SpecFlow
5 17 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (7.66%) JMeter
7 11 (5.26%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.87%) LoadRunner
9 5 (2.39%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.39%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.91%) Zephyr
11 3 (1.44%) Hudson
11 3 (1.44%) JUnit
11 3 (1.44%) Maven
11 3 (1.44%) Ranorex
12 2 (0.96%) Ant
12 2 (0.96%) Calabash
12 2 (0.96%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.48%) Selenium IDE
General
1 41 (19.62%) Finance
2 12 (5.74%) Games
3 4 (1.91%) Banking
3 4 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.44%) Retail
5 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.66%) .NET
2 11 (5.26%) SOAP
3 10 (4.78%) ASP.NET
4 9 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (3.83%) XML
6 7 (3.35%) Web Services
7 5 (2.39%) RESTful
8 4 (1.91%) HTML
9 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.96%) CSS
9 2 (0.96%) Reactive Extensions
9 2 (0.96%) REST
9 2 (0.96%) WPF
10 1 (0.48%) DHTML
10 1 (0.48%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.48%) HTML5
10 1 (0.48%) Java EE
10 1 (0.48%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.74%) Online Games
4 11 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.83%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.91%) NHS
7 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.44%) Fintech
7 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.44%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.44%) Replication
8 2 (0.96%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.96%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.48%) EPoS
9 1 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.00%) Windows
2 22 (10.53%) Linux
3 7 (3.35%) Unix
4 4 (1.91%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.44%) Android
5 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (34.93%) Software Testing
3 56 (26.79%) Test Scripting
4 55 (26.32%) Manual Testing
5 54 (25.84%) Automation Testing
6 47 (22.49%) Regression Testing
7 44 (21.05%) Automated Testing
8 41 (19.62%) SDLC
9 35 (16.75%) Test Strategy
10 31 (14.83%) BDD
11 24 (11.48%) Scrum
11 24 (11.48%) Test Automation
12 23 (11.00%) E-Commerce
13 20 (9.57%) Waterfall
14 18 (8.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (8.61%) Software Delivery
15 17 (8.13%) Functional Testing
16 16 (7.66%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (6.70%) V-Model
17 14 (6.70%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (25.36%) SQL
2 51 (24.40%) Java
3 35 (16.75%) C#
4 17 (8.13%) Python
4 17 (8.13%) Ruby
5 11 (5.26%) C
6 9 (4.31%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.83%) Perl
8 6 (2.87%) PHP
9 5 (2.39%) VBA
10 4 (1.91%) C++
11 3 (1.44%) Groovy
12 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.96%) VBScript
13 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (27.27%) ISEB
2 38 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 37 (17.70%) Degree
4 19 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (5.26%) CGEIT
5 11 (5.26%) CISA
5 11 (5.26%) CISSP
5 11 (5.26%) CRISC
6 6 (2.87%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.39%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.48%) CPTE
9 1 (0.48%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (51.20%) QA
2 10 (4.78%) COBIT
2 10 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.78%) Val IT
3 9 (4.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.87%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.48%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (6.70%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.39%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (0.96%) SCCM
3 2 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (11.96%) Oracle
2 24 (11.48%) HP
2 24 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.39%) Citrix
3 5 (2.39%) VMware
4 3 (1.44%) Becrypt
4 3 (1.44%) ESRI
4 3 (1.44%) IBM
5 2 (0.96%) SAP
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Share ownership scheme + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Travel to Asia and America
Posted: 12 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Pension, health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10-20% bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + TRAINING + BENEFITS + BONUS
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Epson Europe BV
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Southend-on-sea, Essex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
Braintree, Essex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday