The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Rickmansworth 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -
Tester
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rickmansworth 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
Rickmansworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
56 71 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 93.33% 78.02% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 53 55 70
Average salary £35,000 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.91% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,300 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

Tester
Salary Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Tester Salary Trend in Rickmansworth

Tester
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle