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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 38 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 17 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.20% 1.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.40% 1.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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
315 263 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.33% 97.41% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 282 228 166
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 7 (31.82%) QA
2 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
2 7 (31.82%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) C
2 7 (31.82%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) ISEB
3 6 (27.27%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (27.27%) BDD
4 5 (22.73%) Information Security
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) Firewall
6 3 (13.64%) Wireless
6 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
7 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) Selenium
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) Internet
8 1 (4.55%) McAfee
8 1 (4.55%) Finance
8 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
1 3 (13.64%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) SMTP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.55%) Physics
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (27.27%) BDD
4 5 (22.73%) Information Security
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Web Testing
8 1 (4.55%) DevOps
8 1 (4.55%) Malware Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Kanban
8 1 (4.55%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
1 7 (31.82%) C
2 6 (27.27%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) ISEB
1 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) McAfee
2 1 (4.55%) Qualys
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
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