The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex 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 11 July 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 Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 45 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.29% 0.59% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.63% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 8
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +41.93%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +1.51%
Job Titles Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
328 479 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 94.80% 94.85% 93.81%
Number of salaries quoted 247 315 379
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Tester
South East

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Tester
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Tester Salary Trend in Middlesex

Tester
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Spread Betting
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Games

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Spread Betting
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA