The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 44 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 0.45% 2.33% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 2.46% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £35,000 £29,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.65% -31.17%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
210 122 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 94.17% 94.57% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 191 112 131
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
London

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 23 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Degree

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) ATDD
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA