The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Warwick 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 30 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 17 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwick 5.96% - 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% - 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 12
Average salary £31,500 - £33,750
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Tester
Warwickshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warwick 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
Warwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
272 186 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwick 95.44% 92.54% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 245 156 210
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

Tester
Salary Trend in Warwick

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

Tester Salary Trend in Warwick

Tester
Salary Histogram in Warwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Warwick region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Warwick

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwick

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Warwick 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 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 17 (47.22%) Android
2 17 (47.22%) Apple iOS
3 16 (44.44%) Windows
4 14 (38.89%) Selenium
5 13 (36.11%) QA
5 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
5 13 (36.11%) Automation Testing
6 12 (33.33%) HTML
6 12 (33.33%) JIRA
6 12 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 9 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 9 (25.00%) WebDriver
7 9 (25.00%) Bugzilla
8 8 (22.22%) JMeter
8 8 (22.22%) Google
8 8 (22.22%) GoogleTest
8 8 (22.22%) Groovy
8 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
9 7 (19.44%) Hudson
9 7 (19.44%) CSS
10 5 (13.89%) XML
10 5 (13.89%) PHP
10 5 (13.89%) SQL
10 5 (13.89%) Java
10 5 (13.89%) ISEB
10 5 (13.89%) CMS
10 5 (13.89%) HTML5

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Warwick by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Warwick 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 5 (13.89%) CMS
1 5 (13.89%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Selenium
2 12 (33.33%) JIRA
3 9 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 9 (25.00%) Bugzilla
4 8 (22.22%) JMeter
4 8 (22.22%) GoogleTest
5 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
5 7 (19.44%) Hudson
6 4 (11.11%) Appium
6 4 (11.11%) Calabash
6 4 (11.11%) Robotium
7 2 (5.56%) JBehave
7 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.56%) Behat
8 1 (2.78%) Subversion
8 1 (2.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (19.44%) CSS
3 5 (13.89%) XML
3 5 (13.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
1 17 (47.22%) Android
1 17 (47.22%) Apple iOS
2 16 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Automation Testing
3 12 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 9 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.89%) BDD
6 5 (13.89%) System Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.22%) Groovy
3 5 (13.89%) PHP
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) Fortran
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) ISEB
1 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Google
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Appcelerator