Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bournemouth during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Tester
Dorset > Bournemouth
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 72 98
Rank change year-on-year +5 +26 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 0.21% 1.05% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 1.05% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Bournemouth median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% - +71.05%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £28,850
90th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £34,550
Dorset median annual salary £26,750 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -17.69% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bournemouth
Permanent vacancies in Bournemouth with a recognized job title 466 572 923
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.36% 99.65% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 411 507 702
Bournemouth median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.29% -9.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,875 £19,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £59,250 £50,000
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Bournemouth

Tester
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Salary trend for Tester in Bournemouth

Tester Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Bournemouth region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA