The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton 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 22 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 Wolverhampton region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 24 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 1.11% 5.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 5.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £26,000 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
89 75 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 98.89% 100.00% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 86 69 91
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
West Midlands

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Tester
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Tester Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Tester
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Competitive, Depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago