The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 39 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 0.75% 1.27% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.30% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 10
Average salary - £29,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.46%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +4.61%
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
265 386 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 98.88% 97.97% 99.42%
Number of salaries quoted 224 367 431
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £43,445
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Tester
Salary Trend in Norfolk

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

Tester Salary Trend in Norfolk

Tester
Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +5 1 - -
Tester
East of England

Tester
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Norfolk 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 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (33.33%) BDD
1 2 (33.33%) Redmine
1 2 (33.33%) Trac
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Degree

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Norfolk 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) Redmine
1 2 (33.33%) Trac
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA