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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank - 39 48
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 0 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough - 2.35% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.44% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Average salary - £43,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +32.30%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
248 328 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 96.88% 96.47% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 194 257 246
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 6 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP