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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 55 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 0.20% 1.04% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 1.10% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +84.21%
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
457 362 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 93.65% 93.78% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 405 253 150
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £60,000 £67,500
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 24 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (80.00%) BDD
2 8 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 8 (80.00%) PHP
2 8 (80.00%) ISEB
2 8 (80.00%) LAMP
2 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) Drupal
2 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) SAP

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (80.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) LAMP
2 7 (70.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (80.00%) BDD
2 8 (80.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
1 8 (80.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP