The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 22 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 8 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hull 5.10% 5.43% 15.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.37% 5.68% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 12
Average salary £26,250 £35,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Tester
East 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 Hull 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
Hull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
149 88 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hull 94.90% 95.65% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 86 73 68
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Hull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Hull region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Hull

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hull

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Legal
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Physics

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hull by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) BDD
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Apple
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
Hull, North Humberside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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greywood
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 19 days ago