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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 31 34 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 11 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 3.55% 0.43% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 0.44% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 3
Average salary £25,500 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +44.23%
UK excluding London average salary £34,308 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.90% +4.61%
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
306 226 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 98.71% 98.26% 98.95%
Number of salaries quoted 267 202 260
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) JSP
1 14 (100.00%) XML
1 14 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
3 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) Banking
4 8 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
4 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) ISEB
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) UNIX
4 8 (57.14%) Linux
5 6 (42.86%) Struts
5 6 (42.86%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) J2EE
5 6 (42.86%) JMS
5 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
5 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Load Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Spring
5 6 (42.86%) Statistics
5 6 (42.86%) JIRA
5 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 6 (42.86%) NeoLoad
5 6 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (21.43%) Mathematics

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) JIRA
1 6 (42.86%) NeoLoad
General
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
1 9 (64.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) JSP
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) J2EE
3 6 (42.86%) Struts
3 6 (42.86%) JMS
3 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 6 (42.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Statistics
2 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 8 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Load Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISEB
1 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
High Wycombe
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