The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 86 75 75
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.59% 1.33% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.42% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 4
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,200 £36,150
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Tester
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
954 916 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.18% 93.66% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 763 813 754
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,350 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Tester Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Tester
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
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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
Swindon +1 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Trowbridge -8 1 £17,000 -43.33%
Tester
South West

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Cyber Security
2 4 (36.36%) Security Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (9.09%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) Academy Housing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Academy Housing
1 1 (9.09%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Cyber Security
2 4 (36.36%) Security Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS