The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Redditch 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 27 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 1.02% - 6.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% - 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £27,500 - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Tester
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Redditch 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
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98 37 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 100.00% 97.37% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 85 29 43
Average salary £30,000 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £44,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

Tester
Salary Trend in Redditch

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

Tester Salary Trend in Redditch

Tester
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Use Case
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Time Management
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Redditch 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.

Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Use Case
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Time Management
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting