The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Winchester 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 18 April 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 Winchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 32 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 10 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 5.75% 5.47% 4.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 5.64% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 0
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Winchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
170 195 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 97.70% 97.01% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 165 192 110
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Tester
Hampshire

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Tester
Salary Trend in Winchester

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

Tester Salary Trend in Winchester

Tester
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Winchester 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Selenium
1 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Client/Server
4 6 (46.15%) N-Tier
4 6 (46.15%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Content Management
4 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (46.15%) Test Management
4 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
5 5 (38.46%) QA
5 5 (38.46%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) Perl
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) Ruby
7 3 (23.08%) Release Management
7 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
8 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
8 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
8 2 (15.38%) .NET
8 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Winchester 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 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) QuickTest Pro
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Client/Server
1 6 (46.15%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Content Management
3 6 (46.15%) Test Management
3 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Release Management
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 4 (30.77%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
Winchester
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, benefits
Posted: 26 days ago