The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Leatherhead 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 36 24 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leatherhead 2.74% 1.64% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 1.69% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £60,000 £42,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% +90.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Tester
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leatherhead 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
Leatherhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
143 118 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leatherhead 97.95% 96.72% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 117 103 196
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

Tester
Salary Trend in Leatherhead

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

Tester Salary Trend in Leatherhead

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leatherhead 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 (75.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leatherhead 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA