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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 37 31 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwick 1.72% 1.20% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.35% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £29,000 £36,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.93%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
215 148 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwick 92.27% 89.16% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 187 122 200
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwick

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) QA
2 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
3 9 (39.13%) HTML5
3 9 (39.13%) Automation Testing
3 9 (39.13%) System Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) XML
3 9 (39.13%) ISEB
3 9 (39.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) JIRA
5 7 (30.43%) Bugzilla
5 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) Android
7 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
8 4 (17.39%) Selenium
9 3 (13.04%) Degree
9 3 (13.04%) Mac OS
9 3 (13.04%) Calabash
9 3 (13.04%) Robotium
9 3 (13.04%) Appium
10 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
10 2 (8.70%) Hudson
10 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
10 2 (8.70%) Open Source

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Warwick by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) JIRA
2 7 (30.43%) Bugzilla
3 4 (17.39%) Selenium
4 3 (13.04%) Robotium
4 3 (13.04%) Calabash
4 3 (13.04%) Appium
5 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.70%) Hudson
6 1 (4.35%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) XML
2 9 (39.13%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Android
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.04%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
2 9 (39.13%) System Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Automation Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Open Source
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Fortran
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) ISEB
1 9 (39.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft