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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 56 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.23% 0.90% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
403 419 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 92.22% 94.80% 98.08%
Number of salaries quoted 360 335 318
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Tester
Bedfordshire

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Tester
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Tester Salary Trend in Luton

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) RSpec
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) FogBugz
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 1 (33.33%) RSpec
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) FogBugz
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA