The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Huddersfield 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 22 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 1.16% - 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% - 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £18,000 - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.15%
Tester
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Huddersfield 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
Huddersfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
84 126 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 97.67% 98.44% 99.20%
Number of salaries quoted 74 98 99
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

Tester
Salary Trend in Huddersfield

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

Tester Salary Trend in Huddersfield

Tester
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft