The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Warwickshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 69 55 72
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.28% 2.81% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 2.91% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 24 9
Average salary £43,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £32,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £37,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
680 826 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 95.24% 96.61% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 586 743 687
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,729 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Tester
West Midlands

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Tester Salary Trend in Warwickshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Vista
2 5 (62.50%) Identity Management
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Biometrics
2 5 (62.50%) Smartcard
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Cyber Security
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (62.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) JBehave
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Hudson
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Biometrics
1 5 (62.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Vista
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Identity Management
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Cyber Security
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) HNC
2 1 (12.50%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle