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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 43 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 29 0 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 4.27% - 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.45% - 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 29 0 22
Average salary £35,000 - £35,000
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
651 548 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 95.88% 94.16% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 599 473 716
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 - 23 £35,000 - 1
Tester
West Midlands

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (64.29%) Android
2 27 (64.29%) Apple iOS
3 23 (54.76%) Windows
4 18 (42.86%) Selenium
5 17 (40.48%) Linux
5 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
6 15 (35.71%) QA
7 13 (30.95%) HTML
7 13 (30.95%) CSS
7 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
7 13 (30.95%) Hudson
7 13 (30.95%) WebDriver
8 12 (28.57%) BDD
9 11 (26.19%) Automation Testing
9 11 (26.19%) JIRA
10 10 (23.81%) Regression Testing
10 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
10 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (21.43%) Manual Testing
11 9 (21.43%) Groovy
11 9 (21.43%) GoogleTest
11 9 (21.43%) JMeter
11 9 (21.43%) Bugzilla
11 9 (21.43%) Google
12 7 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (11.90%) CMS
13 5 (11.90%) PHP
13 5 (11.90%) WordPress
14 4 (9.52%) Mac OS

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (11.90%) CMS
1 5 (11.90%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Selenium
2 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
2 13 (30.95%) Hudson
2 13 (30.95%) WebDriver
3 11 (26.19%) JIRA
4 9 (21.43%) GoogleTest
4 9 (21.43%) JMeter
4 9 (21.43%) Bugzilla
5 4 (9.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (9.52%) Robotium
5 4 (9.52%) Calabash
5 4 (9.52%) Appium
6 2 (4.76%) JBehave
6 2 (4.76%) Behat
7 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) HTML
1 13 (30.95%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Android
1 27 (64.29%) Apple iOS
2 23 (54.76%) Windows
3 17 (40.48%) Linux
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (9.52%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) BDD
3 11 (26.19%) Automation Testing
4 10 (23.81%) Regression Testing
4 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (21.43%) Manual Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
2 9 (21.43%) Groovy
3 5 (11.90%) PHP
4 2 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Google
2 4 (9.52%) Appcelerator
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
Warwick, Warwickshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + ISEB training + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Alcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago