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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 54 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 0.64% 3.01% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 3.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 0
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
302 515 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 96.49% 96.99% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 289 469 340
Average salary £44,000 £43,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.57% +12.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 May 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 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
2 7 (87.50%) ISEB
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
3 6 (75.00%) Selenium
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (50.00%) BDD
5 4 (50.00%) ATDD
5 4 (50.00%) System Testing
6 3 (37.50%) ColdFusion
6 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Java
8 1 (12.50%) SDLC
8 1 (12.50%) GitHub
8 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (12.50%) SQL
8 1 (12.50%) MySQL
8 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 1 (12.50%) CSS
8 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 1 (12.50%) HTML
8 1 (12.50%) NHS

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (37.50%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) ATDD
4 4 (50.00%) System Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Content Management
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
1 7 (87.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA