The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank - 46 57
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk - 1.59% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.63% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 12
Average salary - £25,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.92%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Software Tester
East of 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 Norfolk 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
Norfolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
249 367 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 96.51% 97.09% 98.50%
Number of salaries quoted 213 337 455
Average salary £31,500 £31,450 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.15% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Norfolk

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Norfolk

Software Tester
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Norfolk region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Redmine
1 1 (100.00%) Trac

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Norfolk region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Redmine
1 1 (100.00%) Trac
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python