The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Thame 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 13 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thame 10.71% 5.88% -
As % of the Job Titles category 10.71% 5.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
Tester
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Thame 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
Thame
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
28 17 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thame 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 32
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Thame

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Thame

Tester
Salary Trend in Thame

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

Tester Salary Trend in Thame

Tester
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Thame

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Thame 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%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Thame by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Thame 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
Thame, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £34k -£36k + pension
Posted: 19 days ago