The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Peterborough region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 50 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.31% 0.58% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.62% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +134.04%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
309 324 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 97.17% 94.46% 93.43%
Number of salaries quoted 259 286 325
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Tester
Cambridgeshire

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 15 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) RAD
3 1 (33.33%) C#

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
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