The median annual salary for a Tester was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Redhill during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Tester
Surrey / Redhill
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 25 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Redhill 1.63% 1.48% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Median salary £27,500 £32,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.06% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% +2.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Redhill. 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
Redhill
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 181 129 254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Redhill 98.37% 95.56% 98.45%
Number of salaries quoted 604 601 1613
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £24,750 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Redhill

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Redhill

Tester
Salary Trend in Redhill

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

Salary trend for Tester in Redhill

Tester Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Redhill

For the 6 months to 29 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 Redhill region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (50.00%) QA Automation
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Redhill 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 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) QA Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA