The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 33 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 2.68% 1.60% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 1.67% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 11
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +47.36%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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 Newbury 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
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
214 360 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 95.54% 96.26% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 198 282 287
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Tester
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Tester Salary Trend in Newbury

Tester
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Newbury

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 (52.63%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (47.37%) Selenium
2 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Automated Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Validation
3 8 (42.11%) QA
3 8 (42.11%) Test Planning
4 7 (36.84%) Scrum
4 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
4 7 (36.84%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) .NET
5 6 (31.58%) Electronics
5 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
5 6 (31.58%) SDLC
5 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
5 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
6 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
6 5 (26.32%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
6 5 (26.32%) Wireshark
6 5 (26.32%) SIGTRAN
6 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Load Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Unix
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Solaris
6 5 (26.32%) Linux

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SIGTRAN
1 5 (26.32%) SS7
1 5 (26.32%) Wireshark
2 4 (21.05%) GGSN
2 4 (21.05%) SGSN
3 3 (15.79%) 2G
3 3 (15.79%) 3G
3 3 (15.79%) 4G
3 3 (15.79%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (15.79%) GPRS
3 3 (15.79%) GSM
3 3 (15.79%) SCCP
3 3 (15.79%) SMPP
3 3 (15.79%) SMS
3 3 (15.79%) TCAP
4 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
4 2 (10.53%) FTP
4 2 (10.53%) HTTPS
4 2 (10.53%) SNMP
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
2 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 5 (26.32%) LoadRunner
2 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 6 (31.58%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
1 5 (26.32%) Solaris
1 5 (26.32%) Unix
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) Automated Testing
1 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Test Planning
2 8 (42.11%) Validation
3 7 (36.84%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
4 6 (31.58%) SDLC
4 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
5 5 (26.32%) CMMI
5 5 (26.32%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (26.32%) Load Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CEH
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + training, progression, 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago