Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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

Tester
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 48 37
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 0 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester - 2.90% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.00% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 6
Chester median annual salary - £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33% -
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% +2.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 189 400 262
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.93% 96.62% 98.50%
Number of salaries quoted 171 349 194
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,851 £21,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Chester

Tester
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Tester in Chester