Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in Warwickshire during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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

Tester
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 83 79
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 14 50 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.11% 3.65% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 3.72% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 43
Warwickshire median annual salary £29,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.23% - -13.33%
10th Percentile £19,750 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,950 £46,875 £43,750
West Midlands median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.54% - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire. 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
Warwickshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1233 1345 1538
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 97.47% 98.25% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 991 1374
Warwickshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.91% +0.64%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Warwickshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Salary trend for Tester in Warwickshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Warwickshire

Tester
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leamington Spa -13 6 £32,500 -
Rugby +6 3 £23,500 -18.97%
Warwick +2 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Nuneaton -8 1 £29,500 - 1
Tester
West Midlands

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Warwickshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 7 (50.00%) QA
3 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 6 (42.86%) Selenium
3 6 (42.86%) User Stories
3 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Smoke Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 4 (28.57%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
6 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (21.43%) System Testing
6 3 (21.43%) QA Automation
7 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Mathematics

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 6 (42.86%) User Stories
3 5 (35.71%) Scenario Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Smoke Testing
3 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) QA Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 3 (21.43%) System Testing
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) OWASP
7 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (7.14%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (7.14%) CREST Certified
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) OSCE
2 1 (7.14%) OSCP
2 1 (7.14%) SANS
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
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