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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
England / East of England
Rank 146 183 183
Rank change year-on-year
+37 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 103 86 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.75% 1.25% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.29% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 95 83 70
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
5710 6664 7051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.94% 96.97% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4698 5512 5704
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +25 44 £32,500 -3.70% 13
Essex +27 22 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Bedfordshire +16 12 £55,000 +41.02% 6
Norfolk - 11 £31,000 - 10
Suffolk -7 9 £25,000 -5.66% 9
Cambridgeshire -15 5 £38,750 -3.12% 6
Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 67 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (35.87%) QA
3 55 (29.89%) Software Testing
4 44 (23.91%) Test Scripting
5 42 (22.83%) Selenium
6 40 (21.74%) Scrum
6 40 (21.74%) C#
7 39 (21.20%) Finance
8 38 (20.65%) BDD
9 37 (20.11%) Test Strategy
9 37 (20.11%) Functional Testing
9 37 (20.11%) Test Automation
10 36 (19.57%) SQL
11 33 (17.93%) Manual Testing
12 31 (16.85%) Automation Testing
12 31 (16.85%) Automated Testing
13 30 (16.30%) Performance Testing
14 28 (15.22%) JIRA
14 28 (15.22%) SQL Server
14 28 (15.22%) Java
14 28 (15.22%) ISEB
15 26 (14.13%) ISTQB
15 26 (14.13%) SDLC
16 23 (12.50%) Ruby
17 22 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (11.41%) Degree
18 21 (11.41%) Regression Testing
19 20 (10.87%) Windows
20 19 (10.33%) .NET
20 19 (10.33%) Software Delivery

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 (1.09%) CMS
2 1 (0.54%) IIS
2 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.89%) Sonata
2 2 (1.09%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.54%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) HTTP
1 2 (1.09%) Wireless
2 1 (0.54%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.54%) DNS
2 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.54%) FTP
2 1 (0.54%) SSL
2 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.54%) VPN
2 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.54%) WPA
2 1 (0.54%) WPA2
2 1 (0.54%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.17%) MS Access
3 3 (1.63%) MySQL
3 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 42 (22.83%) Selenium
2 28 (15.22%) JIRA
3 16 (8.70%) SpecFlow
4 15 (8.15%) WebDriver
5 13 (7.07%) SoapUI
6 11 (5.98%) HP UFT
6 11 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.35%) JMeter
7 8 (4.35%) Ranorex
8 7 (3.80%) SilkTest
9 6 (3.26%) LoadRunner
9 6 (3.26%) Zephyr
10 5 (2.72%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.17%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.17%) Hudson
11 4 (2.17%) Subversion
11 4 (2.17%) TestRail
11 4 (2.17%) TortoiseSVN
12 2 (1.09%) JBehave
General
1 39 (21.20%) Finance
2 7 (3.80%) Automotive
3 6 (3.26%) Retail
4 3 (1.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.09%) Banking
5 2 (1.09%) Law
5 2 (1.09%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.33%) .NET
2 16 (8.70%) Web Services
3 14 (7.61%) RESTful
4 10 (5.43%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (3.80%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (3.26%) SOAP
8 5 (2.72%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.63%) CSS
9 3 (1.63%) HTML
10 2 (1.09%) jQuery
10 2 (1.09%) REST
10 2 (1.09%) XML
11 1 (0.54%) Java SE
11 1 (0.54%) Reactive Extensions
11 1 (0.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.89%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.80%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.09%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.54%) Home Automation
6 1 (0.54%) Physics
6 1 (0.54%) User Experience
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.54%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.87%) Windows
2 13 (7.07%) Linux
3 1 (0.54%) Android
3 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (29.89%) Software Testing
3 44 (23.91%) Test Scripting
4 40 (21.74%) Scrum
5 38 (20.65%) BDD
6 37 (20.11%) Functional Testing
6 37 (20.11%) Test Automation
6 37 (20.11%) Test Strategy
7 33 (17.93%) Manual Testing
8 31 (16.85%) Automated Testing
8 31 (16.85%) Automation Testing
9 30 (16.30%) Performance Testing
10 26 (14.13%) SDLC
11 21 (11.41%) Regression Testing
12 19 (10.33%) Software Delivery
13 15 (8.15%) Scalability Testing
13 15 (8.15%) Stress Testing
14 14 (7.61%) Waterfall
15 12 (6.52%) E-Commerce
16 11 (5.98%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (21.74%) C#
2 36 (19.57%) SQL
3 28 (15.22%) Java
4 23 (12.50%) Ruby
5 6 (3.26%) Python
6 5 (2.72%) C
7 4 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.17%) VBA
8 3 (1.63%) Perl
9 2 (1.09%) PHP
9 2 (1.09%) VB
10 1 (0.54%) C++
10 1 (0.54%) Groovy
10 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.54%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 28 (15.22%) ISEB
2 26 (14.13%) ISTQB
3 21 (11.41%) Degree
4 5 (2.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.17%) OSCP
6 2 (1.09%) CEH
6 2 (1.09%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) CGEIT
7 1 (0.54%) CISA
7 1 (0.54%) CISSP
7 1 (0.54%) CPTE
7 1 (0.54%) CRISC
7 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (35.87%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.09%) SDET
3 1 (0.54%) COBIT
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.54%) Val IT
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (7.07%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.17%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 17 (9.24%) HP
1 17 (9.24%) Oracle
2 6 (3.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.26%) SAP
3 4 (2.17%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (0.54%) Google
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £48,000 to £52,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Norwich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 19 hours ago
Braintree, Essex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 19 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 19 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southend-on-sea, Essex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 19 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 19 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
North Walsham, Norfolk
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
Mildenhall, Suffolk
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
Waltham Abbey, Essex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
Kempston Hardwick, Bedfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday
Halstead, Essex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: Yesterday