The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford 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 17 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 Knutsford region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 17 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.63% 1.60% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 1.86% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
73 161 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 96.05% 86.10% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 52 158 124
Average salary £36,750 £40,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.25% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Tester
Cheshire

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Tester
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

Tester Salary Trend in Knutsford

Tester
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Telerik
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Informix
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Finance

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 (28.57%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Telerik