The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.01% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Tester
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
286 386 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 95.97% 99.74% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 267 361 268
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Tester
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Tester Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 8 (88.89%) ISEB
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) Process Management
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) MySQL

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
4 2 (22.22%) Toad
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) ATL
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Process Management
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Case Management
4 2 (22.22%) Decision Table
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) V-Model
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) ISEB
2 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) T-Plan
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