The median annual salary for a Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Bournemouth during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 43 63
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth - 1.85% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.86% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Median salary - £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.17%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bournemouth
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 203 269 430
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 100.00% 99.63% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 190 232 343
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bournemouth that featured Tester in the job title.

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 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 24 June 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%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy