The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank - 32 42
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 0 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford - 2.05% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.27% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 6
Average salary - £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Tester
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Knutsford 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
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
156 176 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 90.17% 90.26% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 148 173 246
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C