The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Northwich 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 5 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northwich 18.18% 5.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 18.18% 5.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -1.47%
Tester
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northwich 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
Northwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11 34 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northwich 100.00% 89.47% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 74
Average salary £37,500 £22,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Northwich

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Northwich

Tester
Salary Trend in Northwich

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

Tester Salary Trend in Northwich

Tester
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Northwich

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northwich 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 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (25.00%) Informix
4 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Finance

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Northwich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northwich 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 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
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