The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 84 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.21% 0.38% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.39% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 16
Average salary £35,000 £20,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.73% -28.07%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
913 778 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.70% 97.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 804 705 873
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Tester
Hampshire

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Tester
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Tester Salary Trend in Southampton

Tester
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) PHPUnit
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Web Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Web Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Southampton
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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