The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank - - 24
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick - - 5.23%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -
Tester
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick 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
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104 94 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 97.20% 93.07% 99.42%
Number of salaries quoted 82 75 99
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £33,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Tester
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Tester Salary Trend in Gatwick

Tester
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
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Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 17 days ago