The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Woking region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 60 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 1.38% 0.25% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.25% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Average salary £35,000 £22,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -37.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
487 393 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 96.06% 97.28% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 419 364 314
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
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
Surrey

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 17 (89.47%) Software Testing
2 16 (84.21%) Test Scripting
3 15 (78.95%) TDD
4 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (73.68%) ISTQB
4 14 (73.68%) ISEB
5 13 (68.42%) Automated Testing
6 12 (63.16%) System Testing
6 12 (63.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (63.16%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (63.16%) Scrum
6 12 (63.16%) BDD
6 12 (63.16%) Test Automation
6 12 (63.16%) ATDD
7 11 (57.89%) User Stories
7 11 (57.89%) Performance Testing
8 6 (31.58%) SQL
9 5 (26.32%) C#
10 4 (21.05%) QA
11 3 (15.79%) Windows
11 3 (15.79%) .NET
11 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
11 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
12 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
12 2 (10.53%) MySQL
12 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
12 2 (10.53%) Python
12 2 (10.53%) Selenium
12 2 (10.53%) Ruby
12 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (5.26%) ColdFusion
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.26%) Moq
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) JMeter
3 1 (5.26%) NUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) WPF
2 1 (5.26%) LINQ
2 1 (5.26%) Qt
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Software Testing
2 16 (84.21%) Test Scripting
3 15 (78.95%) TDD
4 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (68.42%) Automated Testing
6 12 (63.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (63.16%) Scrum
6 12 (63.16%) System Testing
6 12 (63.16%) Test Automation
6 12 (63.16%) BDD
6 12 (63.16%) ATDD
7 11 (57.89%) User Stories
7 11 (57.89%) Performance Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
9 1 (5.26%) MVVM
9 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) ISEB
1 14 (73.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
Woking, Surrey
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