The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Woking 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 49 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 1.99% 0.72% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 0.76% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
Tester
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Woking 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
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
336 393 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 95.73% 94.47% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 310 334 321
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Tester
Salary Trend in Woking

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

Tester Salary Trend in Woking

Tester
Salary Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Woking region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Woking

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 7 (77.78%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) CRM
3 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
3 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
3 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
5 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Selenium
6 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (22.22%) System Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) JIRA
7 1 (11.11%) BDD
7 1 (11.11%) ATDD
7 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 1 (11.11%) ITSM
7 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
7 1 (11.11%) CODA

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 1 (11.11%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) CRM
1 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) CODA