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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 11 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 13.89% 2.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 13.89% 2.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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 Walton-on-Thames 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
Walton-on-Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
36 43 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 100.00% 100.00% 88.24%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 15
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Walton-on-Thames

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Walton-on-Thames

Tester
Salary Trend in Walton-on-Thames

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

Tester Salary Trend in Walton-on-Thames

Tester
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Walton-on-Thames 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 11 (100.00%) Perl
1 11 (100.00%) XML
1 11 (100.00%) Python
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
1 11 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 11 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
1 11 (100.00%) QA
1 11 (100.00%) Time Management
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 11 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 10 (90.91%) Ruby
2 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 10 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) C++
2 10 (90.91%) UNIX
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Solaris
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Walton-on-Thames 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 (18.18%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) UNIX
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Solaris
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 11 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 11 (100.00%) Time Management
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 11 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Perl
1 11 (100.00%) Python
2 10 (90.91%) Ruby
2 10 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Red Hat