The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 89 48 64
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 28 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.51% 4.03% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 4.19% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 2
Average salary £33,750 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% +20.83%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Tester
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warwickshire 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
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
768 668 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 97.59% 96.25% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 594 604 504
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

Tester
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -41 2 £33,750 -25.00% 1
Nuneaton - 1 £40,000 -
Rugby - 1 £29,000 -
Tester
West Midlands

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) Manual Testing
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Hudson
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) JIRA
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) ISEB
6 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Manual Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Keyword-Driven Testing
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago