The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 45 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 9 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.98% 3.17% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 3.45% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 2
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -48.27%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
288 348 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.36% 91.82% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 259 238 382
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Cheltenham region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 10 (55.56%) Degree
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (44.44%) HP
3 8 (44.44%) ISEB
4 7 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (33.33%) CHECK Team Leader
5 6 (33.33%) CHECK Team Member
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) Information Security
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) OOP
6 5 (27.78%) OO
6 5 (27.78%) SOAP
6 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
6 5 (27.78%) JIRA
6 5 (27.78%) Test Management
6 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Kanban
6 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) Retail
6 5 (27.78%) SSH
6 5 (27.78%) Data Transformation

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SSH
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (27.78%) Zephyr
2 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Gherkin
1 5 (27.78%) REST
1 5 (27.78%) SOAP
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) BDD
3 5 (27.78%) Data Transformation
3 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security
3 5 (27.78%) Kanban
3 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
3 5 (27.78%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) OOP
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Test Management
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) ISEB
4 6 (33.33%) CHECK Team Leader
4 6 (33.33%) CHECK Team Member
5 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
6 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (5.56%) CEH
7 1 (5.56%) CREST Certified
7 1 (5.56%) OSCP
7 1 (5.56%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) HP
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
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