The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 78 88 76
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 11 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.06% 0.53% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.57% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 7
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +40.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £39,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £40,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Tester
East of 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 Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
946 1233 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 90.96% 93.55% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 744 892 864
Median salary £42,500 £39,600 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.32% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Tester
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Tester Salary Trend in Essex

Tester
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Essex

Tester
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Chelmsford - 2 £20,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £24,000 - 1
Wickford - 1 £27,000 -
Tester
East of England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Essex region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 23 (85.19%) Software Testing
1 23 (85.19%) QA
2 15 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 15 (55.56%) SDLC
3 14 (51.85%) Software Delivery
3 14 (51.85%) Sonata
3 14 (51.85%) Wealth Management
4 13 (48.15%) MultiFonds
5 9 (33.33%) ISEB
5 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 8 (29.63%) SoapUI
6 8 (29.63%) Finance
6 8 (29.63%) Java
6 8 (29.63%) C#
7 7 (25.93%) SOAP
7 7 (25.93%) Degree
7 7 (25.93%) HP
7 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
8 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 6 (22.22%) HP SiteScope
8 6 (22.22%) VBA
8 6 (22.22%) Citrix
8 6 (22.22%) LoadRunner
9 2 (7.41%) Selenium
9 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
9 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
9 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (7.41%) Maven

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Sonata
2 13 (48.15%) MultiFonds
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) SoapUI
2 6 (22.22%) LoadRunner
3 2 (7.41%) Ant
3 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
3 2 (7.41%) Maven
3 2 (7.41%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) JProfiler
4 1 (3.70%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (3.70%) TestRail
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Software Testing
2 15 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 15 (55.56%) SDLC
3 14 (51.85%) Software Delivery
3 14 (51.85%) Wealth Management
4 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.70%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C#
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) VBA
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Groovy
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) ISEB
1 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (25.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (85.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) HP
2 6 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
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Chelmsford, Essex
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 7 days ago
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