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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 39 25 49
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 34 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 2.56% 12.10% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 12.59% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 34 7
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
220 270 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 94.02% 96.09% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 214 256 364
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Reigate

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Reigate region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Reigate

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 16 (100.00%) Finance
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) C#
3 11 (68.75%) TDD
4 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
4 10 (62.50%) Selenium
4 10 (62.50%) Manual Testing
4 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 10 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 10 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (62.50%) WebDriver
4 10 (62.50%) Automation Testing
5 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (37.50%) Workflow
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) Financial Modelling
6 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (37.50%) Performance Testing
6 6 (37.50%) Workflow Management
6 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
6 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
7 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Validation
7 4 (25.00%) User Stories
8 2 (12.50%) CSS3
8 2 (12.50%) HTML5

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
1 10 (62.50%) WebDriver
2 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) NUnit
3 2 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) HTML5
1 2 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) TDD
3 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 10 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 10 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 10 (62.50%) Automation Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) Financial Modelling
5 6 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Workflow
5 6 (37.50%) Workflow Management
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) Validation
6 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (25.00%) User Stories
7 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) CA