The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 43 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 0.53% - 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% - 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £21,500 - £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
Tester
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kingston Upon Thames 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
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
183 229 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 97.86% 92.34% 99.13%
Number of salaries quoted 166 190 102
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,987 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Tester
Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Tester Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) PHP

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) JBehave
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Behat
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) Ajax
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
1 2 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft