Period
to 22 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Tester was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bournemouth during the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 58 85
Rank change year-on-year -29 +27 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 0.40% 0.53% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.56% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Bournemouth median annual salary £24,000 £32,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.15% -3.70% +12.50%
Dorset median annual salary £24,000 £38,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year -38.06% +13.97% +13.33%

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 749 356 790
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.21% 95.19% 99.25%
Number of salaries quoted 623 308 569
Bournemouth median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bournemouth region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) NuGet
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Bower
2 2 (66.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Confluence
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) npm
1 2 (66.67%) NuGet
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Bower
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Gherkin
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) API Testing
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore