The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 2.60% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.49%
Tester
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Winchester 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
Winchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
189 254 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 98.44% 98.07% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 182 241 270
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,600 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 12 (80.00%) Client/Server
3 12 (80.00%) N-Tier
3 12 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (80.00%) Test Management
3 12 (80.00%) Content Management
4 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
7 5 (33.33%) C#
7 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
8 4 (26.67%) SoapUI
8 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Java
8 4 (26.67%) JUnit
8 4 (26.67%) Web Services
8 4 (26.67%) HP
8 4 (26.67%) JMeter
8 4 (26.67%) TestNG
8 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
8 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
9 3 (20.00%) QA
10 2 (13.33%) Ruby
10 2 (13.33%) Release Management
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (13.33%) Python

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 4 (26.67%) SoapUI
4 4 (26.67%) JUnit
4 4 (26.67%) JMeter
4 4 (26.67%) TestNG
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Client/Server
1 12 (80.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 12 (80.00%) Content Management
2 12 (80.00%) Test Management
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
Winchester, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago