The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Staffordshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 56 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 15 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.78% 2.89% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 2.90% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 9
Median salary £34,250 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.38% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £42,500 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
527 586 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.59% 99.49% 98.43%
Number of salaries quoted 437 523 489
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Tester Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Tester Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Tester
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth +10 4 £31,750 -9.28% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -5 4 £27,500 -19.11%
Cannock - 1 £32,500 -
Stafford - 1 £32,500 -
Tester
West Midlands

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 14 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 14 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Logistics
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (32.14%) Data Validation
4 9 (32.14%) Validation
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (32.14%) EDI
5 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 7 (25.00%) QA
7 5 (17.86%) Information Security
8 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (14.29%) ISEB
8 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
8 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
9 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Nessus
9 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
9 3 (10.71%) iPad
9 3 (10.71%) Core Impact
9 3 (10.71%) OWASP
9 3 (10.71%) Metasploit
9 3 (10.71%) CREST Certified
9 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
10 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
10 2 (7.14%) PayPal
10 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) EDI
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.71%) iPad
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 14 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (35.71%) Logistics
3 9 (32.14%) Data Validation
3 9 (32.14%) Validation
4 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Information Security
6 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.71%) OWASP
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Time Management
8 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Coaching
8 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.57%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
1 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.71%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Core Impact
1 3 (10.71%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) PayPal
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £27500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £41000 per annum + 5 weeks hol
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheddleton, Staffordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 16 days ago