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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 4 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northwich 14.29% 5.56% -
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% 6.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +4.61%
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
7 31 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northwich 100.00% 86.11% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 62
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Northwich

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Northwich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft