The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Newbury region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 50 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.42% 1.30% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.37% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.41%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
452 437 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 95.36% 94.38% 91.74%
Number of salaries quoted 304 384 400
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
Berkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
1 4 (57.14%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) Rational Robot
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Swing
3 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) JDBC
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
1 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (28.57%) Rational Robot
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) TestNG
3 1 (14.29%) Hudson
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Swing
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) JDBC
2 2 (28.57%) JSP
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Smart GWT
3 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) DTV
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago