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 18 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 Norfolk region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 45 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 9 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 2.53% 2.09% 4.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 2.10% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 13
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +25.45%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Norfolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
352 381 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 98.88% 99.48% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 300 342 435
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,050 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Dereham - 5 £32,500 -
Norwich +1 2 £28,500 -16.17%
Tester
East of England

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) EPoS
3 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 3 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 2 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Bugzilla
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium
5 2 (11.11%) Redmine
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Trac
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.56%) QA
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) .NET
6 1 (5.56%) ISEB

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 2 (11.11%) Bugzilla
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Redmine
2 2 (11.11%) Trac
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) EPoS
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
3 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Python
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) HP