Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Tester was £32,750 in advertised job vacancies in Warwickshire during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 66 108
Rank change year-on-year -20 +42 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.53% 2.87% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 2.96% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 32 7
Warwickshire median annual salary £32,750 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.68% +13.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,050 £25,700
90th Percentile £40,000 £57,500 £45,250
West Midlands median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -4.29% +7.69% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire. 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
Warwickshire
Permanent vacancies in Warwickshire with a recognized job title 1,107 1,080 1,344
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.11% 96.86% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 966 878 1,119
Warwickshire median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £61,700
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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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
Nuneaton -5 1 £33,000 -17.50%
Leamington Spa -10 1 £27,500 -33.33%
Tester
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) API Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Java

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 1 (16.67%) API Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle