The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Gatwick region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank - 20 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick - 1.83% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £48,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,250 £27,750
% change year-on-year
+5.78% +9.00%
Job Titles Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108 104 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 96.43% 95.41% 99.01%
Number of salaries quoted 94 79 105
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Tester
West Sussex

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Gatwick

Software Tester
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) ATDD

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB