The median annual salary for a Tester was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 59 41 42
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 0.56% 3.79% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 3.89% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 3
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +72.72%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. 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
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 346 334 226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 96.65% 97.38% 99.56%
Number of salaries quoted 336 315 210
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Worcestershire

Tester
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Tester in Worcestershire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Worcestershire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Worcestershire

Tester
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -20 1 £27,500 -42.10%
Malvern - 1 £57,500 -
Tester
West Midlands

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Worcestershire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) PHP
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PHPUnit
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CREST Certified
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Games
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CREST Certified
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
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