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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 40 55 35
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 0.73% 3.15% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 3.19% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 4
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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
267 282 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 97.09% 98.60% 98.63%
Number of salaries quoted 258 271 193
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
3 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
3 5 (62.50%) Automation Testing
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Workflow Management
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Workflow
5 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (25.00%) NUnit
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
7 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
7 1 (12.50%) Gherkin

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) NUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (62.50%) Automation Testing
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Workflow Management
5 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Workflow
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
7 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (12.50%) User Stories
7 1 (12.50%) Validation
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft