The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Reigate 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 59 34 43
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 0.68% 2.00% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 2.05% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 6
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +4.61%
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 Reigate 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
Reigate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
287 195 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 98.29% 97.50% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 278 178 221
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

Tester
Salary Trend in Reigate

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

Tester Salary Trend in Reigate

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reigate 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 38 (100.00%) .NET
1 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (100.00%) QA
1 38 (100.00%) Degree
2 37 (97.37%) Mathematics
2 37 (97.37%) Test Automation
2 37 (97.37%) C#
3 35 (92.11%) Finance
4 31 (81.58%) SQL
5 28 (73.68%) C++
5 28 (73.68%) Java
6 27 (71.05%) Test Strategy
7 26 (68.42%) Computer Science
8 24 (63.16%) OO
9 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
9 22 (57.89%) WinRunner
9 22 (57.89%) Selenium
10 15 (39.47%) Software Testing
11 14 (36.84%) RAD
12 13 (34.21%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (31.58%) Analytics
13 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (28.95%) Financial Modelling
14 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
15 10 (26.32%) NUnit
15 10 (26.32%) Validation
15 10 (26.32%) Workflow
15 10 (26.32%) Regression Testing
15 10 (26.32%) Code Coverage
15 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reigate 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.

Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (57.89%) WinRunner
1 22 (57.89%) Selenium
2 10 (26.32%) NUnit
2 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (26.32%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
3 9 (23.68%) Ranorex
3 9 (23.68%) WebDriver
3 9 (23.68%) TestComplete
General
1 35 (92.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) CSS
2 10 (26.32%) HTML5
2 10 (26.32%) CSS3
2 10 (26.32%) HTML
3 9 (23.68%) Web Services
3 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (97.37%) Mathematics
2 26 (68.42%) Computer Science
3 13 (34.21%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (26.32%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (97.37%) Test Automation
3 27 (71.05%) Test Strategy
4 24 (63.16%) OO
5 15 (39.47%) Software Testing
6 14 (36.84%) RAD
7 12 (31.58%) Analytics
8 11 (28.95%) Financial Modelling
9 10 (26.32%) User Stories
9 10 (26.32%) Performance Testing
9 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
9 10 (26.32%) Workflow Management
9 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
9 10 (26.32%) Code Coverage
9 10 (26.32%) Regression Testing
9 10 (26.32%) Workflow
9 10 (26.32%) Validation
10 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.63%) Manual Testing
10 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) C#
2 31 (81.58%) SQL
3 28 (73.68%) C++
3 28 (73.68%) Java
4 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) Python
6 3 (7.89%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
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