The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 47 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.62% 1.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £47,500 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Tester
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
315 212 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.22% 95.07% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 283 190 270
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Tester
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Tester Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Tester
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Security Management
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) PHP
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP
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