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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 54 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.10% 2.78% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 2.91% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 0
Average salary £44,250 £56,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.98% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
353 344 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.51% 95.56% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 312 288 201
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 2 June 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) Nmap
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) Qualys
4 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) McAfee
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (10.00%) SMTP
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) JUnit
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (10.00%) TestNG
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (10.00%) Physics
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
5 1 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) OWASP
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nmap
2 1 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (10.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Qualys
1 2 (20.00%) McAfee
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £30,000- 70,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago