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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 132 178 180
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 121 104 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.84% 1.37% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.42% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 109 88 94
Median salary £35,000 £33,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
6299 7331 7807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.04% 96.64% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5353 6113 6523
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 28 July 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 28 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
Cambridgeshire +2 30 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Suffolk +14 28 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Bedfordshire +29 26 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Hertfordshire +15 15 £30,500 +27.08% 3
Essex +6 15 £47,500 -
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 28 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 East of England region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 118 (51.30%) QA
2 91 (39.57%) Software Testing
3 77 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (30.43%) ISEB
5 62 (26.96%) Selenium
6 61 (26.52%) SQL
7 59 (25.65%) Test Scripting
8 58 (25.22%) Java
9 57 (24.78%) Regression Testing
10 53 (23.04%) Automation Testing
11 52 (22.61%) Automated Testing
12 50 (21.74%) Manual Testing
13 44 (19.13%) SDLC
14 43 (18.70%) ISTQB
15 38 (16.52%) C#
16 37 (16.09%) Finance
16 37 (16.09%) Degree
17 35 (15.22%) BDD
18 33 (14.35%) Test Strategy
19 31 (13.48%) SQL Server
19 31 (13.48%) HP UFT
20 30 (13.04%) JIRA
21 28 (12.17%) User Acceptance Testing
22 27 (11.74%) Functional Testing
23 26 (11.30%) Microsoft
23 26 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
24 25 (10.87%) HP
25 24 (10.43%) SpecFlow
26 23 (10.00%) Test Automation
26 23 (10.00%) Python

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 (0.87%) CMS
1 2 (0.87%) JBoss
1 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
1 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.87%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.74%) MS Office
3 3 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (6.09%) MultiFonds
1 14 (6.09%) Sonata
2 2 (0.87%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.87%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.61%) Firewall
2 4 (1.74%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.30%) iSCSI
3 3 (1.30%) NAS
4 1 (0.43%) DNS
4 1 (0.43%) HTTP
4 1 (0.43%) LTE
4 1 (0.43%) SSL
4 1 (0.43%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.74%) MySQL
2 4 (1.74%) RDBMS
2 4 (1.74%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.87%) DB2
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 62 (26.96%) Selenium
2 31 (13.48%) HP UFT
3 30 (13.04%) JIRA
4 24 (10.43%) SpecFlow
5 18 (7.83%) JMeter
6 17 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (6.09%) SoapUI
8 7 (3.04%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.04%) LoadRunner
9 6 (2.61%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.17%) Hudson
11 3 (1.30%) Calabash
11 3 (1.30%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.30%) JUnit
11 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.87%) Ant
12 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.87%) Maven
12 2 (0.87%) Ranorex
12 2 (0.87%) Selenium IDE
General
1 37 (16.09%) Finance
2 15 (6.52%) Games
3 4 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (1.74%) Retail
4 3 (1.30%) Banking
5 2 (0.87%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) Automotive
6 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.00%) .NET
2 14 (6.09%) Web Services
3 13 (5.65%) XML
4 11 (4.78%) HTML
4 11 (4.78%) SOAP
5 9 (3.91%) ASP.NET
6 8 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (2.17%) DHTML
7 5 (2.17%) J2EE
8 4 (1.74%) RESTful
9 3 (1.30%) CSS
10 2 (0.87%) Gherkin
10 2 (0.87%) REST
11 1 (0.43%) ADO
11 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.43%) HTML5
11 1 (0.43%) Java EE
11 1 (0.43%) Reactive Extensions
11 1 (0.43%) WPF
11 1 (0.43%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.52%) Online Games
4 12 (5.22%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.48%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.17%) Replication
7 4 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.74%) NHS
8 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.30%) Fintech
9 2 (0.87%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.87%) iPad
9 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.43%) EPoS
10 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.13%) Windows
2 20 (8.70%) Linux
3 9 (3.91%) Unix
4 6 (2.61%) Android
4 6 (2.61%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.61%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (39.57%) Software Testing
2 77 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (25.65%) Test Scripting
4 57 (24.78%) Regression Testing
5 53 (23.04%) Automation Testing
6 52 (22.61%) Automated Testing
7 50 (21.74%) Manual Testing
8 44 (19.13%) SDLC
9 35 (15.22%) BDD
10 33 (14.35%) Test Strategy
11 28 (12.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (11.74%) Functional Testing
13 23 (10.00%) E-Commerce
13 23 (10.00%) Test Automation
14 20 (8.70%) Scrum
14 20 (8.70%) Software Delivery
14 20 (8.70%) V-Model
15 19 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (8.26%) Waterfall
16 16 (6.96%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (26.52%) SQL
2 58 (25.22%) Java
3 38 (16.52%) C#
4 23 (10.00%) Python
5 16 (6.96%) Ruby
6 13 (5.65%) C
6 13 (5.65%) Perl
7 12 (5.22%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.48%) PHP
9 6 (2.61%) C++
10 5 (2.17%) VBA
11 2 (0.87%) Groovy
11 2 (0.87%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.87%) VBScript
12 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (30.43%) ISEB
2 43 (18.70%) ISTQB
3 37 (16.09%) Degree
4 22 (9.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (4.78%) CGEIT
5 11 (4.78%) CISA
5 11 (4.78%) CISSP
5 11 (4.78%) CRISC
6 5 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.17%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (51.30%) QA
2 10 (4.35%) COBIT
2 10 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.35%) Val IT
3 9 (3.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.61%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.87%) Firmware
3 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (7.83%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.17%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (0.87%) SCCM
3 2 (0.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (11.30%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.87%) HP
3 15 (6.52%) Oracle
4 5 (2.17%) Citrix
4 5 (2.17%) VMware
5 3 (1.30%) Becrypt
5 3 (1.30%) ESRI
5 3 (1.30%) IBM
6 2 (0.87%) SAP
7 1 (0.43%) Twitter
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Share ownership scheme + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10-20% bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
St Neots
Pico Technology
Salary: £23,000 - £28,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 24 days ago
Norfolk
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £22500.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago