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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 58 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 7 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 2.41% 1.96% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.99% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 6
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £34,367 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +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
286 201 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 98.28% 98.53% 98.76%
Number of salaries quoted 276 183 229
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 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 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (97.67%) C#
2 42 (97.67%) .NET
2 42 (97.67%) Degree
2 42 (97.67%) QA
2 42 (97.67%) Test Automation
3 41 (95.35%) Mathematics
4 39 (90.70%) Finance
5 34 (79.07%) SQL
6 31 (72.09%) C++
6 31 (72.09%) Java
6 31 (72.09%) Test Strategy
7 28 (65.12%) Computer Science
8 27 (62.79%) OO
9 25 (58.14%) Selenium
10 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
10 24 (55.81%) WinRunner
11 17 (39.53%) Software Testing
12 15 (34.88%) RAD
12 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (32.56%) Analytics
14 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
14 11 (25.58%) Client/Server
14 11 (25.58%) Financial Modelling
14 11 (25.58%) WebDriver
15 10 (23.26%) HTML
15 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
15 10 (23.26%) Visual Studio
15 10 (23.26%) CSS

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Selenium
2 24 (55.81%) WinRunner
3 11 (25.58%) WebDriver
4 10 (23.26%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (23.26%) Ranorex
4 10 (23.26%) TestComplete
4 10 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (23.26%) Visual Studio
4 10 (23.26%) NUnit
5 1 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 39 (90.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (97.67%) .NET
2 10 (23.26%) CSS
2 10 (23.26%) Web Services
2 10 (23.26%) .NET Framework
2 10 (23.26%) HTML5
2 10 (23.26%) CSS3
2 10 (23.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (95.35%) Mathematics
2 28 (65.12%) Computer Science
3 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (25.58%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (97.67%) Test Automation
3 31 (72.09%) Test Strategy
4 27 (62.79%) OO
5 17 (39.53%) Software Testing
6 15 (34.88%) RAD
7 14 (32.56%) Analytics
8 11 (25.58%) Financial Modelling
9 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
9 10 (23.26%) Workflow Management
9 10 (23.26%) Performance Testing
9 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
9 10 (23.26%) Code Coverage
9 10 (23.26%) Regression Testing
9 10 (23.26%) Workflow
9 10 (23.26%) Validation
9 10 (23.26%) User Stories
10 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.33%) TDD
11 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) C#
2 34 (79.07%) SQL
3 31 (72.09%) C++
3 31 (72.09%) Java
4 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.30%) Delphi
5 4 (9.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (97.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (97.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
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