The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Wiltshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 75 84 84
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 19 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.74% 0.44% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 0.46% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 16
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £21,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £32,350 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1061 873 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 96.89% 95.51% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 909 743 982
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
South West

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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
Swindon -1 13 £36,000 +12.50%
Trowbridge - 4 £30,000 -
Tester
South West

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 11 (44.00%) SQL
1 11 (44.00%) QA
2 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 10 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (36.00%) VBScript
3 9 (36.00%) VB
3 9 (36.00%) MS Office
3 9 (36.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (32.00%) ISEB
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
5 7 (28.00%) VBA
6 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.00%) Change Control
7 5 (20.00%) Cyber Security
7 5 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Information Security
9 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
9 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (12.00%) XML
10 2 (8.00%) UNIX
10 2 (8.00%) .NET
10 2 (8.00%) Java
10 2 (8.00%) Web Services
10 2 (8.00%) Back Office

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Academy Housing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Metasploit
3 1 (4.00%) TestNG
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Scrum
3 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Change Control
4 5 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 5 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Test Management
8 1 (4.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (4.00%) User Stories
8 1 (4.00%) Process Management
8 1 (4.00%) TDD
8 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) VBScript
2 9 (36.00%) VB
3 7 (28.00%) VBA
4 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ISEB
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nessus
1 1 (4.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) HP