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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 53 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.17% 2.05% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 2.22% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 7
Average salary £35,000 £26,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -37.64%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
330 406 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 96.21% 92.48% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 253 267 273
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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%) Automated Testing
2 11 (73.33%) Regression Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 10 (66.67%) Validation
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (60.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Open Source
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) IPTV
6 1 (6.67%) Local Government
6 1 (6.67%) MS Excel

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 11 (73.33%) Regression Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Validation
4 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + training, progression, 10% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago