The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Worcestershire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 46 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.62% 1.01% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.03% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Median salary £50,000 £21,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+132.55% +7.50%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
318 291 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 99.07% 97.98% 98.90%
Number of salaries quoted 297 253 244
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £43,596
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Worcestershire region that featured Tester in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -5 2 £50,000 +132.55%
Tester
West Midlands

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Worcestershire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 15 (93.75%) QA
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) SDLC
4 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 6 (37.50%) Electronics
5 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 6 (37.50%) SAP
5 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (37.50%) Programme Management
5 6 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (37.50%) Compatibility Testing
5 6 (37.50%) BDD
5 6 (37.50%) Marketing
5 6 (37.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
7 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
8 3 (18.75%) ISEB
8 3 (18.75%) Scrum
8 3 (18.75%) Coaching
9 2 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
9 2 (12.50%) VMware
9 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 2 (12.50%) HP
9 2 (12.50%) XML

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Electronics
2 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 6 (37.50%) Marketing
2 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) SDLC
3 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
4 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (37.50%) Compatibility Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 6 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (37.50%) Programme Management
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
6 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) Coaching
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
8 2 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
9 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (6.25%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (6.25%) CREST Certified
2 1 (6.25%) GIAC
2 1 (6.25%) GPEN
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) OSCP
2 1 (6.25%) SANS
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (93.75%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Kaspersky
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) WatchGuard