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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 50 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.98% - 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% - 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 8
Average salary £21,500 - £37,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 - £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £22,700 - £38,650
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
297 261 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 97.06% 98.12% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 262 229 197
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 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 26 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 7 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Use Case
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) SaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Use Case
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Worcester
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Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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