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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 41 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 5 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.39% 0.66% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 0.66% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £45,250 £32,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.23% +41.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
335 301 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 93.31% 99.34% 93.30%
Number of salaries quoted 252 271 335
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ATM
3 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) ATM
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ACL Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus 10% bonus and excellent benefit
Posted: 12 days ago
Peterborough
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 20 days ago