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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 2.05% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
280 337 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 95.89% 91.83% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 265 312 307
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,000
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 6 March 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 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 6 (85.71%) ISEB
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
4 4 (57.14%) System Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Selenium
4 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 4 (57.14%) ATDD
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) ColdFusion
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) GitHub
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) NHS
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) CSS

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (28.57%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
4 4 (57.14%) System Testing
4 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 4 (57.14%) ATDD
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Content Management
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA