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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 50 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 29 2 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 3.61% 0.28% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.79% 0.30% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29 2 24
Average salary £32,500 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.28% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £49,100 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
765 675 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 95.27% 94.80% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 690 583 739
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 24 £32,500 -
Tester
West Midlands

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (54.17%) Android
2 26 (54.17%) Apple iOS
3 24 (50.00%) Windows
4 19 (39.58%) Linux
4 19 (39.58%) HTML
5 16 (33.33%) Selenium
6 15 (31.25%) QA
6 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 15 (31.25%) CSS
7 14 (29.17%) Automation Testing
7 14 (29.17%) Jenkins
7 14 (29.17%) Hudson
8 13 (27.08%) Test Scripting
8 13 (27.08%) JIRA
9 12 (25.00%) BDD
10 11 (22.92%) WebDriver
11 10 (20.83%) Manual Testing
12 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (18.75%) Google
12 9 (18.75%) Groovy
12 9 (18.75%) Regression Testing
12 9 (18.75%) JMeter
12 9 (18.75%) Bugzilla
12 9 (18.75%) GoogleTest
13 7 (14.58%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (10.42%) WordPress
14 5 (10.42%) CMS
14 5 (10.42%) XML
14 5 (10.42%) PHP

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (10.42%) CMS
1 5 (10.42%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Selenium
2 14 (29.17%) Hudson
2 14 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 13 (27.08%) JIRA
4 11 (22.92%) WebDriver
5 9 (18.75%) JMeter
5 9 (18.75%) Bugzilla
5 9 (18.75%) GoogleTest
6 4 (8.33%) Robotium
6 4 (8.33%) Calabash
6 4 (8.33%) Appium
6 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.17%) JBehave
7 2 (4.17%) Subversion
7 2 (4.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (4.17%) Behat
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) HTML
2 15 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (10.42%) XML
4 4 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (2.08%) Web Services
5 1 (2.08%) .NET
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (54.17%) Android
1 26 (54.17%) Apple iOS
2 24 (50.00%) Windows
3 19 (39.58%) Linux
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (8.33%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) Automation Testing
3 13 (27.08%) Test Scripting
4 12 (25.00%) BDD
5 10 (20.83%) Manual Testing
6 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.33%) System Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Scrum
10 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.08%) Usability Testing
10 1 (2.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.75%) Groovy
3 5 (10.42%) PHP
3 5 (10.42%) SQL
4 4 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (4.17%) C++
5 2 (4.17%) C
5 2 (4.17%) Python
5 2 (4.17%) Fortran
6 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) ISEB
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
1 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.25%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Google
2 2 (4.17%) Appcelerator
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft