The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Tester
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.59% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £30,625 - -
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +6.66%
Software Tester
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Peterborough 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
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
320 293 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 94.67% 96.07% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 247 262 288
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,500 £23,937
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Peterborough

Software Tester
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Calabash
2 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Calabash
1 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin