The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 45 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.56% 0.64% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.66% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% +41.30%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
335 304 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 94.10% 97.75% 93.64%
Number of salaries quoted 256 281 271
Average salary £40,000 £38,783 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% -3.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Tester
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Tester Salary Trend in Peterborough

Tester
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Sahi
4 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) WATIR
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Sahi
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) WATIR
2 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Peterborough
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
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