The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank - 34 37
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough - 2.08% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.11% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Tester
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough 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
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
184 190 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 98.92% 98.96% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 159 170 190
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £25,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Tester
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Tester Salary Trend in Farnborough

Tester
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) POP3
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) POP3
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft