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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 48 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.97% - 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% - 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Average salary £21,500 - £37,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 - £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £22,700 - £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Tester
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire 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
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
300 260 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 97.40% 98.11% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 271 223 202
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Tester
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Tester Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Tester
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester - 3 £21,500 - 1
Tester
West Midlands

Tester
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago