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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 62 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 8 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 1.79% 3.21% 4.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 3.22% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 12
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
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 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
439 373 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 97.99% 99.73% 99.66%
Number of salaries quoted 428 362 266
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Reigate

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Reigate region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Reigate

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) HP UFT
2 15 (88.24%) Finance
3 14 (82.35%) ISTQB
3 14 (82.35%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (82.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (76.47%) Regression Testing
5 12 (70.59%) Software Testing
5 12 (70.59%) Automated Testing
5 12 (70.59%) Test Planning
6 11 (64.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (64.71%) Test Management
6 11 (64.71%) HP
6 11 (64.71%) ISEB
7 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
8 5 (29.41%) SQL
8 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
9 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
9 4 (23.53%) C
9 4 (23.53%) Java
9 4 (23.53%) WebLOAD
10 3 (17.65%) JIRA
10 3 (17.65%) CA Wily
10 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
10 3 (17.65%) Introscope
10 3 (17.65%) JMeter
10 3 (17.65%) CA
10 3 (17.65%) N-Tier
10 3 (17.65%) Dynatrace

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) HP UFT
2 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
2 4 (23.53%) WebLOAD
3 3 (17.65%) Introscope
3 3 (17.65%) JIRA
3 3 (17.65%) JMeter
4 1 (5.88%) QARun
4 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) TestDirector
4 1 (5.88%) TestPartner
4 1 (5.88%) Toad
4 1 (5.88%) WinRunner
General
1 15 (88.24%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Regression Testing
2 12 (70.59%) Automated Testing
2 12 (70.59%) Software Testing
2 12 (70.59%) Test Planning
3 11 (64.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (64.71%) Test Management
4 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 3 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
9 1 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
9 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.88%) System Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Validation
9 1 (5.88%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) ISTQB
1 14 (82.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (64.71%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (82.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (17.65%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) AppDynamics
2 3 (17.65%) CA
2 3 (17.65%) Dynatrace
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) TOWER Software