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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 38 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 12 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 2.89% 0.68% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 0.74% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 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
390 408 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 93.98% 92.10% 85.84%
Number of salaries quoted 300 238 222
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,200 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
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 24 December 2014, 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 20 (76.92%) ISEB
2 17 (65.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (61.54%) PHP
3 16 (61.54%) LAMP
3 16 (61.54%) Drupal
4 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (53.85%) ISTQB
5 14 (53.85%) Gherkin
6 13 (50.00%) Selenium
6 13 (50.00%) BDD
6 13 (50.00%) Automation Testing
7 11 (42.31%) QA
8 9 (34.62%) Software Testing
9 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
10 4 (15.38%) HP
10 4 (15.38%) TestDirector
10 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) Billing
10 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
10 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
11 3 (11.54%) HTML
11 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
11 3 (11.54%) XML
11 3 (11.54%) Linux
11 3 (11.54%) Scrum
11 3 (11.54%) Retail
11 3 (11.54%) LTE
11 3 (11.54%) Cucumber

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (61.54%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) LTE
1 3 (11.54%) 4G
1 3 (11.54%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) TestDirector
3 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Billing
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) LAMP
2 14 (53.85%) Gherkin
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 3 (11.54%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) BDD
3 13 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Software Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) OO
7 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.85%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) PHP
2 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) ISEB
2 14 (53.85%) ISTQB
3 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) SAP