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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Tester
Rank - - 47
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough - - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
333 287 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 97.94% 96.31% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 240 241 299
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,017 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (83.33%) ATM
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) ATM
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP