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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 53 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.85% 2.19% 4.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 2.29% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 22
Average salary £28,250 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.07% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £42,500 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
445 306 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 94.48% 95.92% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 287 291 403
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Newbury

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 9 (60.00%) Change Control
3 8 (53.33%) Progress 4GL
4 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (33.33%) QA
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) JUnit
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) HTML
6 4 (26.67%) JDBC
6 4 (26.67%) JSP
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Swing
6 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
6 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
6 4 (26.67%) IBM
6 4 (26.67%) Rational Robot
6 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (26.67%) Retail
6 4 (26.67%) Smart GWT
7 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) ISEB

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JUnit
2 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (26.67%) Rational Robot
3 1 (6.67%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) TestNG
3 1 (6.67%) Hudson
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) Swing
3 4 (26.67%) JDBC
3 4 (26.67%) JSP
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) Smart GWT
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) DTV
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 9 (60.00%) Change Control
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Progress 4GL
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
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