The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands 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 25 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 Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank - 34 42
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.38% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
131 265 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 92.25% 92.33% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 77 201 198
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
England

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Tester
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Tester Salary Trend in the Midlands

Tester
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) GCIH
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 2 (100.00%) GPEN
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) GCIH
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 2 (100.00%) GPEN
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE