The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bath region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 45 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 9 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 2.54% 1.66% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 1.67% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 11
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Tester
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
340 299 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 95.77% 99.34% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 328 285 380
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

The demand trend of job ads across the Bath region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Tester
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Tester Salary Trend in Bath

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 Bath region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 19 (82.61%) Cucumber
2 18 (78.26%) Selenium
2 18 (78.26%) Python
2 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
3 13 (56.52%) QA
4 12 (52.17%) Automated Testing
4 12 (52.17%) Unit Testing
4 12 (52.17%) Digital Media
4 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
5 6 (26.09%) Raspberry Pi
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.70%) User Stories
7 2 (8.70%) SQL
7 2 (8.70%) .NET
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
8 1 (4.35%) C#
8 1 (4.35%) Java
8 1 (4.35%) Finance
8 1 (4.35%) Scrum
8 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
8 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (4.35%) BDD
8 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bath 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 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (82.61%) Cucumber
2 18 (78.26%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Digital Media
2 6 (26.09%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Automated Testing
1 12 (52.17%) Unit Testing
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.70%) User Stories
4 1 (4.35%) BDD
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
1 18 (78.26%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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