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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 101 144 123
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 36 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.01% 0.35% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 0.37% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 35 7 19
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £48,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1727 2180 2333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.48% 96.12% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1637 1688
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Reading

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (47.54%) QA
3 25 (40.98%) Selenium
4 21 (34.43%) Automation Testing
5 16 (26.23%) SQL
5 16 (26.23%) WebDriver
6 15 (24.59%) C#
6 15 (24.59%) SMTP
7 14 (22.95%) .NET
7 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
7 14 (22.95%) Functional Testing
8 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
9 11 (18.03%) Benchmarking
9 11 (18.03%) Active Directory
9 11 (18.03%) SAN
9 11 (18.03%) IIS
9 11 (18.03%) Windows
9 11 (18.03%) C++
9 11 (18.03%) AQtime
9 11 (18.03%) WebLOAD
9 11 (18.03%) Degree
9 11 (18.03%) Wireshark
9 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
9 11 (18.03%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (18.03%) Performance Engineering
9 11 (18.03%) Perfmon
10 10 (16.39%) IMAP
10 10 (16.39%) Bash Shell
10 10 (16.39%) NAS
10 10 (16.39%) Computer Science

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 11 (18.03%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) SMTP
2 11 (18.03%) SAN
2 11 (18.03%) Wireshark
3 10 (16.39%) IMAP
3 10 (16.39%) NAS
4 7 (11.48%) Firewall
4 7 (11.48%) Wireless
5 2 (3.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (40.98%) Selenium
2 16 (26.23%) WebDriver
3 11 (18.03%) AQtime
3 11 (18.03%) WebLOAD
4 8 (13.11%) Metasploit
5 7 (11.48%) Burp Suite
6 6 (9.84%) Cucumber
7 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
7 5 (8.20%) JMeter
7 5 (8.20%) JUnit
7 5 (8.20%) LoadRunner
7 5 (8.20%) Mockito
8 4 (6.56%) HP UFT
8 4 (6.56%) SoapUI
9 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
9 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.92%) JIRA
9 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.28%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.64%) eggPlant
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Marketing
2 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) .NET
2 10 (16.39%) MAPI
3 7 (11.48%) 802.1X
4 6 (9.84%) Gherkin
5 5 (8.20%) SOAP
6 4 (6.56%) Web Services
7 3 (4.92%) HTML
8 2 (3.28%) CSS
9 1 (1.64%) LAMP
9 1 (1.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.11%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) User Experience
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) EPoS
5 1 (1.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
1 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
2 6 (9.84%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) KNOPPIX
3 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) Automation Testing
3 14 (22.95%) Functional Testing
4 11 (18.03%) Benchmarking
4 11 (18.03%) Performance Engineering
4 11 (18.03%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (16.39%) Scrum
6 9 (14.75%) BDD
6 9 (14.75%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (14.75%) Test Scripting
7 8 (13.11%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 8 (13.11%) OWASP
7 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
7 8 (13.11%) QA Automation
7 8 (13.11%) Software Testing
8 7 (11.48%) Automated Testing
9 6 (9.84%) TDD
9 6 (9.84%) Test Automation
9 6 (9.84%) Test Strategy
10 5 (8.20%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) SQL
2 15 (24.59%) C#
3 11 (18.03%) C++
4 10 (16.39%) Bash Shell
5 7 (11.48%) Java
5 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.20%) Ruby
7 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.92%) PHP
8 3 (4.92%) Python
8 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Degree
2 8 (13.11%) CREST Certified
3 6 (9.84%) ISEB
4 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (47.54%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.03%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.39%) VMware ESX
2 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) Perfmon
2 8 (13.11%) Nessus
3 7 (11.48%) Nmap
4 1 (1.64%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) VMware
3 7 (11.48%) Cisco
3 7 (11.48%) Fortinet
3 7 (11.48%) Juniper
3 7 (11.48%) Nokia
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Capita
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) Telerik
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