The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Maidenhead 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 44 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.79% 0.24% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 0.25% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Tester
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidenhead 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
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
371 396 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 94.88% 93.62% 81.67%
Number of salaries quoted 284 253 199
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £78,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Tester
Salary Trend in Maidenhead

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

Tester Salary Trend in Maidenhead

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 19 (79.17%) ISEB
2 16 (66.67%) PHP
2 16 (66.67%) LAMP
2 16 (66.67%) Drupal
2 16 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (62.50%) Gherkin
3 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (58.33%) ISTQB
5 13 (54.17%) Selenium
5 13 (54.17%) Automation Testing
5 13 (54.17%) BDD
6 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 8 (33.33%) QA
7 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
9 3 (12.50%) 4G
9 3 (12.50%) LTE
9 3 (12.50%) MVNO
9 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
9 3 (12.50%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) Scrum
9 3 (12.50%) HP
9 3 (12.50%) Billing
9 3 (12.50%) TestDirector
9 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 3 (12.50%) Linux
9 3 (12.50%) HTML

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (66.67%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) LTE
1 3 (12.50%) 4G
1 3 (12.50%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (12.50%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Billing
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) LAMP
2 15 (62.50%) Gherkin
3 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) BDD
3 13 (54.17%) Automation Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) PHP
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) ISEB
2 14 (58.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) SAP