The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Redhill 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 29 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 14 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redhill 7.33% 1.06% -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.53% 1.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 0
Average salary £24,000 £24,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Tester
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Redhill 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
Redhill
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
186 188 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redhill 97.38% 99.47% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 175 166 143
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Redhill

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Redhill

Tester
Salary Trend in Redhill

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

Tester Salary Trend in Redhill

Tester
Salary Histogram in Redhill

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Redhill region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Redhill

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Redhill

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Redhill 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 10 (66.67%) System Testing
2 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (60.00%) QA
2 9 (60.00%) Statistics
2 9 (60.00%) Internet
2 9 (60.00%) Mainframe
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
5 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) C
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (26.67%) WebLOAD
5 4 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Dynatrace
6 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (20.00%) AppDynamics
6 3 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (20.00%) CA Wily
6 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (20.00%) JIRA
6 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
6 3 (20.00%) CA
6 3 (20.00%) Introscope
6 3 (20.00%) JMeter

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Redhill by Category

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

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
1 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
1 4 (26.67%) WebLOAD
2 3 (20.00%) Introscope
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) JMeter
3 2 (13.33%) NUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) QARun
4 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
4 1 (6.67%) TestPartner
4 1 (6.67%) Toad
4 1 (6.67%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) CSS3
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Mainframe
1 9 (60.00%) Statistics
2 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) System Testing
2 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow Management
7 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) C
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) AppDynamics
1 3 (20.00%) CA
1 3 (20.00%) Dynatrace
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle