The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Norfolk region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 43 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 0.33% 0.68% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.69% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £28,500 £26,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.54% -41.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Norfolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
292 432 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 97.01% 98.18% 98.64%
Number of salaries quoted 263 413 371
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
East of England

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 28 July 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 +15 1 £28,500 +7.54%
Tester
East of England

Tester
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Bugzilla
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Redmine
3 3 (30.00%) Trac
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) QA

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (30.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (30.00%) Redmine
1 3 (30.00%) Trac
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA