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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 33 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 8 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 3.29% 2.08% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 2.08% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 2
Average salary £40,000 £28,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £31,750 £34,000
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
230 192 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 94.65% 100.00% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 213 177 164
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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 +8 8 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Tester
West Midlands

Tester
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (75.00%) Marketing
3 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) Programme Management
3 6 (75.00%) SAP
3 6 (75.00%) Electronics
3 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (75.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 6 (75.00%) BDD
3 6 (75.00%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (75.00%) Electronics
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (75.00%) Marketing
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (75.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (75.00%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) SAP
Worcester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Worcester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Worcestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago