The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Herefordshire 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 1.82% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Tester
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Herefordshire 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
Herefordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52 43 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 94.55% 100.00% 89.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 27 64
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Herefordshire

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

Tester Salary Trend in Herefordshire

Tester
Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hereford - 1 £35,000 -
Tester
West Midlands

Tester
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Herefordshire 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%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) WATIR
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Herefordshire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) WATIR
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA