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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 102 124 132
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 17 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.05% 1.26% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.32% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 14
Median salary £42,250 £35,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.71% +59.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,750 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £39,550
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Tester
Berkshire

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
1553 2342 2515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.57% 95.28% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1142 1882 1579
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Reading

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 51 (78.46%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.15%) Scrum
3 29 (44.62%) Selenium
4 26 (40.00%) QA
4 26 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 24 (36.92%) Java
6 23 (35.38%) BDD
7 21 (32.31%) Cucumber
7 21 (32.31%) TDD
8 20 (30.77%) Test Automation
8 20 (30.77%) Gherkin
9 19 (29.23%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (27.69%) Test Strategy
10 18 (27.69%) SMTP
11 16 (24.62%) JUnit
12 15 (23.08%) Mockito
12 15 (23.08%) Test Scripting
12 15 (23.08%) Degree
12 15 (23.08%) Ruby
12 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 15 (23.08%) Eclipse
12 15 (23.08%) OOP
12 15 (23.08%) OO
12 15 (23.08%) Data Loss Prevention
13 10 (15.38%) JMeter
13 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
14 9 (13.85%) Web Testing
14 9 (13.85%) Linux
14 9 (13.85%) ISEB

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 3 (4.62%) IBM Domino
1 3 (4.62%) IIS
1 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.08%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) SMTP
2 7 (10.77%) Internet
3 3 (4.62%) IMAP
3 3 (4.62%) NAS
3 3 (4.62%) SAN
3 3 (4.62%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.54%) Firewall
4 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 29 (44.62%) Selenium
2 21 (32.31%) Cucumber
3 16 (24.62%) JUnit
4 15 (23.08%) Eclipse
4 15 (23.08%) Mockito
5 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 10 (15.38%) JMeter
6 8 (12.31%) JIRA
7 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
8 6 (9.23%) LoadRunner
9 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
10 4 (6.15%) WebDriver
11 3 (4.62%) AQtime
11 3 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (4.62%) SoapUI
11 3 (4.62%) WebLOAD
12 2 (3.08%) HP UFT
12 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
13 1 (1.54%) Maven
13 1 (1.54%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Banking
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.77%) Gherkin
2 5 (7.69%) .NET
2 5 (7.69%) HTML
3 3 (4.62%) MAPI
3 3 (4.62%) SOAP
4 2 (3.08%) LAMP
4 2 (3.08%) Web Services
5 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Fintech
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.54%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (78.46%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.15%) Scrum
3 26 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 23 (35.38%) BDD
5 21 (32.31%) TDD
6 20 (30.77%) Test Automation
7 18 (27.69%) Test Strategy
8 15 (23.08%) Data Loss Prevention
8 15 (23.08%) OO
8 15 (23.08%) OOP
8 15 (23.08%) Test Scripting
9 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (13.85%) QA Automation
10 9 (13.85%) Web Testing
11 8 (12.31%) Manual Testing
11 8 (12.31%) Regression Testing
11 8 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (10.77%) Automated Testing
12 7 (10.77%) Defect Management
12 7 (10.77%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) Java
2 15 (23.08%) Ruby
3 8 (12.31%) C#
4 7 (10.77%) PHP
5 6 (9.23%) SQL
6 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.62%) C++
6 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.54%) Groovy
8 1 (1.54%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) Degree
2 9 (13.85%) ISEB
3 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.08%) CREST Certified
5 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.62%) VMware ESX
1 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Perfmon
2 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.54%) Core Impact
3 1 (1.54%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) IBM
2 3 (4.62%) VMware
3 1 (1.54%) Dynatrace
3 1 (1.54%) HP
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