The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Hull 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hull region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 16 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 10 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hull 10.42% 1.96% 13.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.53% 2.04% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £24,000 £23,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -32.35%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Hull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95 49 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hull 98.96% 96.08% 76.67%
Number of salaries quoted 61 39 36
Average salary £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Tester
East Yorkshire

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hull

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hull

Tester
Salary Trend in Hull

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

Tester Salary Trend in Hull

Tester
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hull

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hull 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 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) ISEB
2 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
3 10 (55.56%) ISTQB
3 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
4 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) Apple
5 8 (44.44%) Manual Testing
5 8 (44.44%) QA
6 7 (38.89%) Web Development
7 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (33.33%) Agile Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Degree
8 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
9 3 (16.67%) SQL
10 1 (5.56%) Windows
10 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
10 1 (5.56%) System Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hull 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 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 8 (44.44%) Manual Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Web Development
5 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Testing
6 1 (5.56%) System Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) ISEB
2 10 (55.56%) ISTQB
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
2 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Apple