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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 63 35 50
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.89% 6.85% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 7.07% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 1
Median salary £50,000 £36,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% +20.83%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
438 311 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.99% 96.88% 99.33%
Number of salaries quoted 369 273 254
Median salary £46,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.77% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 Cheltenham region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) CHECK Team Leader
2 3 (37.50%) CHECK Team Member
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Product Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) iPad

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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Product Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) CHECK Team Leader
2 3 (37.50%) CHECK Team Member
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) CEH
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
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