The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 90 138 100
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 16 10 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 0.46% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.49% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 32
Median salary £43,500 £65,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.07% +95.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £48,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1320 2057 2256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.27% 94.44% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1591 1513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Tester
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Tester Salary Trend in Reading

Tester
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Tester Salary Histogram in Reading

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 39 (79.59%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) QA
2 22 (44.90%) Selenium
2 22 (44.90%) Java
2 22 (44.90%) Automation Testing
3 19 (38.78%) Scrum
4 18 (36.73%) Test Strategy
5 15 (30.61%) BDD
6 14 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 14 (28.57%) TDD
6 14 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (26.53%) SMTP
7 13 (26.53%) Gherkin
8 11 (22.45%) Degree
8 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
8 11 (22.45%) SQL
9 10 (20.41%) JUnit
9 10 (20.41%) Finance
9 10 (20.41%) Test Scripting
9 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
10 9 (18.37%) Mockito
10 9 (18.37%) Ruby
10 9 (18.37%) C#
10 9 (18.37%) Eclipse
10 9 (18.37%) OOP
10 9 (18.37%) OO
10 9 (18.37%) Data Loss Prevention
11 8 (16.33%) Defect Management
11 8 (16.33%) JMeter
11 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.16%) IBM Domino
1 4 (8.16%) IIS
1 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) SMTP
2 7 (14.29%) Internet
3 4 (8.16%) IMAP
3 4 (8.16%) NAS
3 4 (8.16%) SAN
3 4 (8.16%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.04%) Firewall
4 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Selenium
2 14 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 10 (20.41%) JUnit
4 9 (18.37%) Eclipse
4 9 (18.37%) Mockito
5 8 (16.33%) JMeter
5 8 (16.33%) WebDriver
6 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
7 5 (10.20%) Gatling
7 5 (10.20%) JIRA
7 5 (10.20%) LoadRunner
7 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
8 4 (8.16%) AQtime
8 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
8 4 (8.16%) WebLOAD
9 2 (4.08%) HP UFT
9 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.04%) Maven
10 1 (2.04%) Ranorex
10 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) Gherkin
2 6 (12.24%) .NET
3 4 (8.16%) HTML
3 4 (8.16%) MAPI
4 2 (4.08%) SOAP
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) LAMP
5 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Fintech
5 1 (2.04%) iPad
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.04%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (79.59%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Automation Testing
3 19 (38.78%) Scrum
4 18 (36.73%) Test Strategy
5 15 (30.61%) BDD
6 14 (28.57%) TDD
7 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
7 10 (20.41%) Test Scripting
8 9 (18.37%) Data Loss Prevention
8 9 (18.37%) OO
8 9 (18.37%) OOP
9 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Defect Management
10 7 (14.29%) QA Automation
11 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Security Testing
12 5 (10.20%) Web Testing
13 4 (8.16%) Performance Engineering
13 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) Java
2 11 (22.45%) SQL
3 9 (18.37%) C#
3 9 (18.37%) Ruby
4 4 (8.16%) C++
4 4 (8.16%) PHP
4 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.04%) Groovy
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.12%) CREST Certified
4 2 (4.08%) ISEB
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.04%) OSCP
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (44.90%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.16%) VMware ESX
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Perfmon
2 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.08%) Nessus
3 1 (2.04%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) IBM
3 4 (8.16%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Dynatrace
Reading
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Home working
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 2 days ago