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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank - 39 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe - 0.43% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Tester
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe 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
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
259 219 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 97.74% 93.99% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 229 177 186
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Tester
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

Tester Salary Trend in High Wycombe

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 7 (100.00%) JSP
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) JMS
2 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
2 5 (71.43%) Struts
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) J2EE
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) Statistics
2 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Load Testing
2 5 (71.43%) NeoLoad
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 5 (71.43%) JIRA
1 5 (71.43%) NeoLoad
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) JSP
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) JMS
2 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) Struts
2 5 (71.43%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Statistics
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Load Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
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