The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Midlands region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 19 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.85% 0.53% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 0.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Median salary £50,000 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103 167 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 99.04% 88.83% 98.39%
Number of salaries quoted 83 138 68
Median salary £48,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region that featured Tester in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) OSCP
1 5 (100.00%) OSCE
1 5 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Tigerscheme
3 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (20.00%) SANS

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 5 (100.00%) OSCE
1 5 (100.00%) OSCP
2 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (20.00%) SANS
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS